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Hickory in Catawba County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

“Miracle of Hickory”

 
 
"Miracle of Hickory" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, December 29, 2018
1. "Miracle of Hickory" Marker
Inscription.  Outbreak of polio in June 1944 led to the founding of an emergency hospital 1/2 mile N.E. Closed, 1945.
 
Erected 2013 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number O 32.)
 
Location. 35° 45.175′ N, 81° 22.3′ W. Marker is in Hickory, North Carolina, in Catawba County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 321 and Old Lenoir Road, on the right when traveling north on U.S. 321. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hickory NC 28601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Piedmont Wagon Company (approx. 1.8 miles away); Tower of Miracles (approx. 2.2 miles away); 210MM German Howitzer (approx. 2.2 miles away); Henry Weidner Robinson (approx. 2.3 miles away); Old Hickory Tavern (approx. 2.3 miles away); Claremont College (approx. 2.4 miles away); Frame Church (approx. 2.4 miles away); Lenoir Rhyne (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hickory.
 
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"Miracle of Hickory" Marker looking north on US 321 image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, December 29, 2018
2. "Miracle of Hickory" Marker looking north on US 321
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on January 29, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 27, 2019, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 27, 2019, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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