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Near Rockingham in Richmond County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Henry William Harrington

 
 
Henry William Harrington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 9, 2010
1. Henry William Harrington Marker
Inscription. Brigadier general of militia, 1776-81, State senator, a commissioner to locate State capital. Grave is one mile N.W.
 
Erected 1948 by North Carolina Archives, Conservation, and Highway Department. (Marker Number K-28.)
 
Location. 34° 51.828′ N, 79° 50.226′ W. Marker is near Rockingham, North Carolina, in Richmond County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 1 and Osborne Road (North Carolina Highway 1104), on the left when traveling south on U.S. 1. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rockingham NC 28379, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pee Dee Meeting (approx. 3.4 miles away); Pegues Place / Revolutionary Cartel (approx. 5.3 miles away in South Carolina); Richmond County Veterans Memorial (approx. 6 miles away); Richmond County Korean War Memorial (approx. 6 miles away); Richmond County Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 6 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 6 miles away); Richmond County Iraq & Afghanistan War Memorial (approx. 6 miles away); Richmond County War Memorial (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rockingham.
 
Also see . . .  Google Books: Biographical history of North Carolina By Samuel A'Court Ashe. (Submitted on June 4, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
Categories. GovernmentNotable PersonsPoliticsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Wide view of the Henry William Harrington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 9, 2010
2. Wide view of the Henry William Harrington Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 4, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 833 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 4, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photo of grave site (1- Go south from Rockingham on US # 1. --you will cross over the #74 bypass of Rockingham & Hamlet • 2- Continue for approximately one mile, turn right on paved road to Cordova. • 3- As you approach Cordova bear left and you will run into state road #1103 • 4- Bear left on state road #l103 and you will pass Diggs Chapel Church on your right • 5- Continue past Diggs Chapel Church for about 3/4 or 1 mile, and on right will notice an unpaved road with a chain blocking entrance. • 6-Park car here & walk about 3/4 mile down this unpaved road and two large poplar trees can be seen off to the left. The Harrington Cemetery is at the Poplar trees.) • Can you help?
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