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Near Burlington in Alamance County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Early Railroads

 
 
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By Patrick G. Jordan, May 14, 2010
1. Early Railroads Marker
Inscription. First public meeting to promote railroads in North Carolina, Aug. 1, 1828, was at Wm. Albright's home which stood 4 mi. S.E.
 
Erected 1970 by State Department of Archives and History. (Marker Number G 13.)
 
Location. 35° 53.606′ N, 79° 30.792′ W. Marker is near Burlington, North Carolina, in Alamance County. Marker is on North Carolina Highway 49, one mile south of East Greensboro-Chapel Hill Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9624 NC Highway 49 (across the road), Burlington NC 27215, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A Memorial to British Troops Who Died in the Old Meeting House (approx. 3.8 miles away); Cane Creek Friends Meeting Since 1751 / Abigail Overman Pike 1709 - 1781 (approx. 3.8 miles away); Cane Creek Meeting (approx. 3.8 miles away); Cane Creek Meeting House (approx. 4.4 miles away); Freedom Hill Church (approx. 4.4 miles away); Micajah McPherson (approx. 4.4 miles away); Rocky River Friends Meeting (approx. 4 miles away); Snow Camp (approx. 4.7 miles away).
 
Additional keywords. William
Early Railroads Marker image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, May 14, 2010
2. Early Railroads Marker
Albright, Alamance, Burlington, Company Shops, Graham, Snow Camp

 
Categories. Railroads & Streetcars
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 14, 2010, by Patrick G. Jordan of Burlington, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 813 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 14, 2010, by Patrick G. Jordan of Burlington, North Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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