Valdese in Burke County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Historic Valdese Foundation Heritage Millennium Clock Tower
Grateful appreciation is extended to those listed below for their substantial donations for this Clock Tower.
Clock Master Benefactors
Watch Maker Patrons
In Honor Of:
Sam & Amy Brinkley • Brooks
Burke Oil Co./Jack B. Quick • Carolinas Healthcare System • First Citizens Bank • First Union National Bank • Haworth Foundation, Inc. • Houston Hosiery Mills, Inc. • Le Phare Des Alpes • McDonald's of Valdese • Pilot Club of Valdese • Rock Drug Store • Botary Club of Valdese • Valdese American Legion Post 234 • Valdese General Hospital • Waldensian Heritage Wines
In Memory of:
Albert & Helen Long Bleynat • Jean-Plerre A. & Celestine Allie Dalmas • Doris C. & J. Edward Carrou • Mr. & Mrs. Ben Giraud • Henry F. & Cesarine J. Long • William Cameron Lowdermilk • Mr. & Mrs. Victor E. Micol, Sr. • Alma W. Morrow • Michael J. Morse • Marianne & Benjamin Pons • Charles L. & Aileen G. Smith • Gus & Lena P. Whisenant • Gleen Richard Zimmerman
Dr. & Mrs. Scott W. Baker • Chip & Tammy Black • Dr. & Brs. M.A. Bukharl • Phillip E. & June G. Church • Walter G. & Emily B. Church • Jeannette Leger Foster • Annette D. & Benjamin W. Garrow. Sr. • Mr. & Mrs. John L. W. Garrou • Mr. & Mrs. Louis W. Garrou • Alan & Lu Griffin • Jim & Mary-Louise
Appreciation is also extended to the many others who have made contributions.
They are listed in a journal permanently displayed in the lobby of the Old Rock School.
Dedicated August 11, 2001
Location. 35° 44.662′ N, 81° 34.028′ W. Marker is in Valdese, North Carolina, in Burke County. Marker is on Main St. W. (U.S. 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. The Waldensian Colony (approx. ¼ mile away); Waldenses (approx. 0.3 miles away); Valdese Centennial Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); Rutherford College (approx. Rutherford College (approx. 2.4 miles away); Camp Vance (approx. 4½ miles away); Boughton Hospital (was approx. 6 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Sam J. Ervin, Jr. (approx. 6.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Valdese.
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