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Rockingham in Richmond County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Harrington Square

 
 
Harrington Square Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, June 10, 2012
1. Harrington Square Marker
Inscription.

In Honor Of
Gen. Henry William Harrington
Born London, England - 1747
Died Richmond County - 1809
Revolutionary Patriot and a Founder of Richmond County and Rockingham
 
Location. 34° 56.354′ N, 79° 46.471′ W. Marker is in Rockingham, North Carolina, in Richmond County. Marker is at the intersection of Lee Street and Washington Street, on the right on Lee Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rockingham NC 28379, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Soldiers Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Cameron Morrison (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Alfred Dockery (about 500 feet away); Henry William Harrington (about 500 feet away); N.C. Farmers' Alliance (approx. mile away); Richmond County War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Richmond County Iraq & Afghanistan War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rockingham.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
Harrington Square Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, June 10, 2012
2. Harrington Square Marker
Harrington Square Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, June 10, 2012
3. Harrington Square Marker
Time Capsule Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox
4. Time Capsule Marker
Beneath this marker lies a time capsule buried June 2, 1984, the 200th anniversary of the founder of Rockingham. It is to be unearthed and opened June 2, 2084, Rockingham's 300th anniversary.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 17, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 275 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 17, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.   4. submitted on June 24, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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