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Rocky Mount in Nash County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Donaldson's Tavern

 
 
Donaldson's Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2011
1. Donaldson's Tavern Marker
Inscription.
The site of
Donaldson's Tavern
Stage coach station for the
overland trail lies on
the opposite bank of the river.
Here Lafayette was entertained
while on his Southern Tour
in 1825.

[DAR Emblem] Erected by
Micaiah Petway Chapter D.A.R.
November 1, 1933

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 35° 57.702′ N, 77° 48.294′ W. Marker is in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, in Nash County. Marker is on Falls Road (State Highway 43/48), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Located at the Tar River bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Rocky Mount NC 27804, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lafayette (within shouting distance of this marker); "The Bethel Heroes" (within shouting distance of this marker); Falls Road Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); First Post Office of Rocky Mount (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rocky Mount Mills (approx. 0.2 miles away); Falls of the Tar Church
Donaldson's Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 18, 2011
2. Donaldson's Tavern Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Rocky Mount Mills School (approx. 0.3 miles away); P.T. Barnum (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rocky Mount.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Donaldson's Tavern Marker, seen at a roadside / riverside park image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 18, 2011
3. Donaldson's Tavern Marker, seen at a roadside / riverside park
View across the Tar River, old Rocky Mount Mill on opposite bank image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 18, 2011
4. View across the Tar River, old Rocky Mount Mill on opposite bank
Donaldson's Tavern site on old Rocky Mount Mills, Private Property image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud
5. Donaldson's Tavern site on old Rocky Mount Mills, Private Property
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 6, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 338 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 6, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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