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Concord in Cabarrus County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

W. R. Odell

 
 
W. R. Odell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 6, 2011
1. W. R. Odell Marker
Inscription. Textile manufacturer, State Senator, 1905-07. Friend of education. His home is 1 block W.
 
Erected 1952 by North Carolina Archives, Conservation and Highway Departments. (Marker Number L-50.)
 
Location. 35° 25.108′ N, 80° 35.299′ W. Marker is in Concord, North Carolina, in Cabarrus County. Marker is at the intersection of Church Street NE (U.S. 601) and Buffalo Street NW, on the right when traveling north on Church Street NE. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Concord NC 28025, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jefferson Davis (approx. 0.6 miles away); Cabarrus Black Boys Fountain (approx. 0.8 miles away); Barber-Scotia College (approx. 0.8 miles away); James P. Cook (approx. 0.8 miles away); Jefferson Davis Camp (approx. one mile away); Red Hill (approx. 1.4 miles away); Charles A. Cannon (approx. 1.5 miles away); Warren Coleman (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Concord.
 
More about this marker. According to the North Carolina Office of Archives & History — Department of Cultural Resources: "The house mentioned in the text of the marker no longer stands
Wide view of the W. R. Odell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 6, 2011
2. Wide view of the W. R. Odell Marker
With the restored Odell-Locke-Randolph Cotton Mill in the background.
and the sign will be updated as funds permit"
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Odell Family Crypt image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 6, 2011
3. Odell Family Crypt
Located at Oakwood Cemetery in Concord
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 27, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 514 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 27, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
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