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Old Fort in McDowell County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Frontier Fort

 
 
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 10, 2010
1. Frontier Fort Marker
Inscription. Early outpost against Indians. Used by Gen. Rutherford in expedition against Cherokee, Sept.,1776. Stood nearby and gave name to this town.
 
Erected 1956 by Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number N 31.)
 
Location. 35° 37.742′ N, 82° 10.879′ W. Marker is in Old Fort, North Carolina, in McDowell County. Marker is at the intersection of Catawba Avenue and North Railroad Street on Catawba Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is located just south of West Main Street (US Highway 70). Marker is in this post office area: Old Fort NC 28762, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Old Indian Fort (here, next to this marker); Andrews Geyser (approx. 2.2 miles away); a different marker also named Andrews Geyser (approx. 3.7 miles away); Swannanoa Tunnel (approx. 5.1 miles away); Swannanoa Gap Engagement (approx. 5.1 miles away); Swannanoa Gap (approx. 5.2 miles away); Stoneman's Raid (approx. 5.5 miles away); Mount Mitchell Railroad (approx. 6.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Old Fort.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesNative Americans
 
Frontier Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 10, 2010
2. Frontier Fort Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 15, 2011, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 562 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 15, 2011, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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