Forest City in Rutherford County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
North Carolina / South Carolina
Colonized, 1585-87, by first English settlers in America; permanently settled c.1650; first to vote readiness for independence, Apr.12, 1776.
Formed 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 1985 by Department of Archives and History. (Marker Number O 21.)
Location. 35° 10.885′ N, 81° 47.798′ W. Marker is in Forest City, North Carolina, in Rutherford County. Marker is on Cliffside Hwy (U.S. 221). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Forest City NC 28043, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Welcome to Cowpens National Battlefield (approx. 3 miles away in South Carolina); The Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail (was approx. 3.1 miles away in South Carolina but has been reported missing. ); After Victory (approx. 3.2 miles away in South Carolina); Race to the Dan River (was approx. 3.2 miles away in South Carolina but Morgan's Flying Army (approx. 3.3 miles away in South Carolina); Spirit up the People (approx. 3.3 miles away in South Carolina); U.S. Memorial Monument (approx. 3.3 miles away in South Carolina); Battle of Cowpens Monument (approx. 3.3 miles away in South Carolina).
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