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Greensboro in Guilford County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Rachel Caldwell

1742-1725

 
 
Rachel Caldwell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, August 20, 2013
1. Rachel Caldwell Marker
Inscription.  
Rachel, wife of David Caldwell and daughter of Alexander Craighead, is noted in history as one of the heroic women of the American Revolution. She is especially cited for bravery on this land, her home place, where the British encamped, and ministering, with her husband, to the wounded and dying on the battlefield of Guilford Courthouse.
Erected by the Rachel Caldwell Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution
June 12th, 1935

 
Erected 1935 by Rachel Caldwell Chapter - Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, US RevolutionaryWomen. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 36° 5.63′ N, 79° 50.52′ W. Marker is in Greensboro, North Carolina, in Guilford County. Marker can be reached from West Cornwallis Drive. Located in the David Caldwell Historic Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greensboro NC 27410, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker
Rachel Caldwell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, August 20, 2013
2. Rachel Caldwell Marker
, measured as the crow flies. David Caldwell D.D. (here, next to this marker); David Caldwell (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Student (about 600 feet away); Camp Stokes (approx. 1˝ miles away); a different marker also named David Caldwell (approx. 2.1 miles away); Masonic Home (approx. 2.1 miles away); Fragmented Attack (approx. 2˝ miles away); Expanding Battle (approx. 2˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greensboro.
 
Rachel Caldwell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, August 20, 2013
3. Rachel Caldwell Marker
Rachel Caldwell & David Caldwell Markers image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, August 20, 2013
4. Rachel Caldwell & David Caldwell Markers
Caldwell Log College/Homesite image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, August 20, 2013
5. Caldwell Log College/Homesite
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 7, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 20, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 217 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 20, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
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Nov. 27, 2020