Valdese in Burke County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Waldensian Colony
Erected by The Town of Valdese and Burke County.
Location. 35° 44.593′ N, 81° 33.746′ W. Marker is in Valdese, North Carolina, in Burke County. Marker is on Main St E (State Highway 70). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Valdese NC 28690, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Waldenses (a few steps from this marker); Valdese Centennial Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Valdese Foundation Heritage Millennium Clock Tower (approx. ¼ mile away); Rutherford College (approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named Rutherford College (approx. 2.2 miles away); Camp Vance (approx. 4.7 miles away); Boughton Hospital (was approx. 6.2 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Sam J. Ervin, Jr. (approx. 7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Valdese.
Also see . . . Who were the Waldenses?. (Submitted on July 5, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Categories. • Churches & Religion • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 28, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 946 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 28, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.