Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Gastonia in Gaston County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

North Carolina/South Carolina

 
 
North Carolina side of marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, December 28, 2018
1. North Carolina side of marker
Inscription.  
North Carolina
Colonized, 1585-87, by first English settlers in America; permanently settled c.1650; first to vote readiness for independence, Apr. 12, 1776.

South Carolina
Formed in 1712 from part of Carolina, which was chartered in 1663, it was first settled by the English in 1670. One of the 13 original states.

 
Erected 1941 by Department of Conservation and Development. (Marker Number O 18.)
 
Location. 35° 9.492′ N, 81° 11.939′ W. Marker is near Gastonia, North Carolina, in Gaston County. Marker is on York Highway (U.S. 321) just north of Gateway Farm Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gastonia NC 28052, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Town of Clover (approx. 3.6 miles away in South Carolina); King's Pinnacle (approx. 6.6 miles away); North Carolina Orthopedic Hospital (approx. 7.1 miles away); Loray Strike (approx. 7.2 miles away); R. Gregg Cherry

South Carolina side of Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, December 28, 2018
2. South Carolina side of Marker
(approx. 7.3 miles away); Battle Bigger's Ferry 1780 (approx. 7.3 miles away in South Carolina); Dickey / Sherer Home (approx. 7.8 miles away in South Carolina); That's So Sweet! (approx. 7.8 miles away in South Carolina). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gastonia.
 
Categories. Colonial EraPolitical SubdivisionsSettlements & Settlers
 
North Carolina/South Carolina Marker looking north of US 321 image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, December 28, 2018
3. North Carolina/South Carolina Marker looking north of US 321
 

More. Search the internet for North Carolina/South Carolina.
 
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 64 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 27, 2019, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
Paid Advertisement