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Ferguson in Wilkes County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Boone Homesteads

 
 
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By Michael C. Wilcox, July 6, 2012
1. Boone Homesteads Marker
Inscription. This historical marker[,] placed near Edminston store[,] records two homesteads of the Daniel Boone family in Wilkes County during the 1760's.

Site Number One is located one-half mile South of the spot, near Beaver Creek.

The Boone Family later moved to Site Number Two one-half mile North of here and across the Yadkin River.
Presented by
Woodmen of the World
Life Insurance Society
1974

 
Location. 36° 5.62′ N, 81° 20.28′ W. Marker is in Ferguson, North Carolina, in Wilkes County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 268 and Foater Payne Road, on the left when traveling west on State Highway 268. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ferguson NC 28624, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Thomas C. Dula (approx. 1.7 miles away); "Fort Hamby" (approx. 4.3 miles away but has been reported missing); a different marker also named Fort Hamby (approx. 4.4 miles away); Laura Foster (approx. 6.8 miles away); Montfort Stokes (approx. 8.5 miles away); James Wellborn (approx. 9 miles away); James Larkin Pearson (approx. 9.6 miles away); James B. Gordon (approx. 11 miles away).
 
Categories. ExplorationSettlements & Settlers
 
Boone Homesteads Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, July 6, 2012
2. Boone Homesteads Marker
Boone Homesteads Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, July 6, 2012
3. Boone Homesteads Marker
Boone Homesteads Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, July 6, 2012
4. Boone Homesteads Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 7, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 358 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 7, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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