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Statesville in Iredell County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Hugh Waddell

c. 1734-April 9, 1773

 
 
Hugh Waddell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Cox, December 23, 2011
1. Hugh Waddell Marker
Inscription. Directed construction of Fort Dobbs in 1756 while in command of Provincial forces. Irish born, Waddell was in North Carolina by 1754. During French & Indian War, he led troops to Pennsylvania in 1758 and repulsed Cherokee attack on Fort Dobbs in February 1760. He was commissioned general 1771. Buried at Castle Hayne, Bladen Co.
 
Erected 2007 by the Society of Colonial Wars in the State of North Carolina on the Occasion of the French and Indian War 250th Commemoration, October 2007.
 
Location. 35° 49.271′ N, 80° 53.808′ W. Marker is in Statesville, North Carolina, in Iredell County. Marker is on Fort Dobbs Road one mile west of U.S. 21, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is along a wooden fence in front of the site of Fort Dobbs. Marker is in this post office area: Statesville NC 28625, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Fort Dobbs (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Dobbs (approx. 1.3 miles away); Iredell County Korea & Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 2.4 miles away); Iredell County World War I Memorial (approx. 2.4 miles away);
Hugh Waddell Marker Situation image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Cox, December 23, 2011
2. Hugh Waddell Marker Situation
Iredell County World War II Memorial (approx. 2.4 miles away); Old Fourth Creek Burying Ground (approx. 2.5 miles away); Fourth Creek Meeting House (approx. 2.5 miles away); Statesville in the Civil War (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Statesville.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, French and Indian
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 28, 2011, by Jamie Cox of Melbourne, Florida. This page has been viewed 445 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 28, 2011, by Jamie Cox of Melbourne, Florida. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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