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Salisbury in Rowan County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Trading Ford

 
 
Trading Ford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
1. Trading Ford Marker
Inscription.
On famous trading path
used by Indians and
early settlers. There
Greene, retreating from
Cornwallis, crossed on
Feb. 2, 1781. East 1 mi.

 
Erected 1980 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number L 24.)
 
Location. 35° 43.293′ N, 80° 23.713′ W. Marker is in Salisbury, North Carolina, in Rowan County. Marker is on State Highway 150, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is located on the south side of the Yadkin River Bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Salisbury NC 28144, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stonemanís Raid (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Trading Ford (approx. one mile away); Magnetic Signal Company (approx. 3.1 miles away); Signals (approx. 3.1 miles away); Food Lion LLC (approx. 3.1 miles away); Food Lion Trailer No. 893615 (approx. 3.1 miles away); Historic Spencer Shops (approx. 3.2 miles away); Town of Spencer (approx. 3.2 miles away).
 
Categories. Colonial EraNative AmericansNotable PlacesSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
Marker at the Yadkin River Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
2. Marker at the Yadkin River Bridge
The bridge over the Yadkin River can be seen in this photo behind the marker.
Trading Ford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
3. Trading Ford Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 2, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 572 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 2, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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