Stovall in Granville County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 1986 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number G-1.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Signers of the Declaration of Independence marker series.
Location. 36° 26.821′ N, 78° 34.231′ W. Marker is in Stovall, North Carolina, in Granville County. Marker is on U.S. 15 south of Cedar Lane (Local Route 1430), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stovall NC 27582, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Henry Pattillo (approx. 1.6 miles away); Trading Path (approx. 3.4 miles away); Occaneechi Indians (approx. 7 miles away in Virginia); Oxford Orphanage (approx. 9 miles away); Horner Military School (approx. 9.1 miles away); Nat’l Rochester (approx. 9.2 miles away); Oxford Female College (approx. 9.3 miles away); Katherine Blount Skinner Lassiter (approx. 9.3 miles away).
More about this marker. The 2001 Guide to North Carolina Highway Markers tells the story of this marker, the first
Also see . . . Biographical Sketches – John Penn. “Unobtrusive and unassuming but remarkably efficient, likeable, and discreet, Penn quickly won the respect of his congressional colleagues. He rarely disputed with others, but when he did his good humor and peaceful manner saved the day. On one occasion, he feuded with President of Congress Henry Laurens of South Carolina over a personal matter. He accepted Laurens' challenge to a duel, but en route to the proposed site convinced Laurens that they should bury their differences and drop the matter.” (Submitted on February 12, 2010.)
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 12, 2010, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,200 times since then and 25 times this year. This page was the Marker of the Week January 23, 2011. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 12, 2010, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.