Near Cordova in Richmond County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
North Carolina/South Carolina
Erected 1969 by Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number K-23.)
Location. 34° 48.424′ N, 79° 53.368′ W. Marker is near Cordova, North Carolina, in Richmond County. Marker is on U.S. 1 0.7 miles south of Everetts Mill Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located just north of the NC/SC state line. Marker is in this post office area: Rockingham NC 28379, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sherman's March (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pegues Place / Revolutionary Cartel (approx. half a mile away in South Carolina); North Carolina / South Carolina (approx. 4½ miles away); Henry William Harrington Albert M. Shipp (approx. 6.1 miles away in South Carolina); Greene's Encampment / Sherman's March (approx. 6.2 miles away in South Carolina); John J. McRae (approx. 6½ miles away); Sneedsborough (approx. 6½ miles away).
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1. North Carolina History. Woodland-culture American Indians were in the area around 1000 BCE; starting around 750 CE, Mississippian-culture Indians created larger political units with stronger leadership and more stable, longer-term settlements. Juan Pardo explored the area in 1566–1567, establishing Fort San Juan in 1567 at the site of the Native American community of Joara, a Mississippian culture regional chiefdom in the western interior, near the present-day city of Morganton. (Submitted on February 12, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
2. History of South Carolina. South Carolina was one of the original thirteen states of the United States. European exploration of the area began in April 1540, with the Hernando de Soto expedition, who unwittingly introduced new Eurasian diseases that decimated the local Native American population. In 1663 the English Crown granted land to eight proprietors (Submitted on February 12, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Notable Places • Settlements & Settlers •
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