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Lexington in Davidson County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Daniel Boone and Gen. Nathanael Greene

 
 
Daniel Boone and Gen. Nathanael Greene Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
1. Daniel Boone and Gen. Nathanael Greene Marker
Inscription. In 1750, Daniel Boone, age 16, came with his father from Pennsylvania and settled near Boone’s Ford on Yadkin River, then in Rowan, now Davidson County.

Near this spot, in 1781, the American Army under Gen. Nathanael Greene passed on its way from Trading Ford to fight the British under Lord Cornwallis at Guilford Court House.
 
Erected 1918 by The North Carolina Historical Commission and The Board of Commissioners of Davidson County.
 
Location. 35° 49.462′ N, 80° 15.197′ W. Marker is in Lexington, North Carolina, in Davidson County. Marker is on N Main Street near W Center Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lexington NC 27292, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Captain Benjamin Merrill (here, next to this marker); City of Lexington (a few steps from this marker); Old Davidson County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Lexington in the Civil War (within shouting distance of this marker); Our Confederate Dead (within shouting distance of this marker);
Lexington Green Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
2. Lexington Green Marker
The Homestead (approx. 0.3 miles away); Wm. Rainey Holt (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pilgrim Church (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
Markers in Lexington image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
3. Markers in Lexington
Several markers are at this location, across from the Old Davidson County Courthouse. The Daniel Boone and Gen. Nathanael Greene marker is seen here on the extreme right of the photo.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 14, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 751 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 14, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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