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

Calcium Carbide

 
 
Calcium Carbide Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
1. Calcium Carbide Marker
Inscription.
Industrial experiment
nearby in 1892 led to
discovery of process for
its manufacture. First
produced commercially
by James T. Morehead.

 
Erected 1985 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number J 82.)
 
Location. 36° 30.311′ N, 79° 45.582′ W. Marker is in Eden, North Carolina, in Rockingham County. Marker is on Church Street (State Highway 700) east of Morgan Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Eden NC 27289, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Leaksville Cotton Mill (within shouting distance of this marker); Barnett Canal (within shouting distance of this marker); Luther H. Hodges (approx. half a mile away); Annie Eliza Johns (approx. 0.9 miles away); “Land of Eden” (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named “Land of Eden” (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Land of Eden (approx. one mile away); “River boat Men: Dan River, 1792 – 1892” (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eden.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Calcium Carbide Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
2. Calcium Carbide Marker
Marker in Eden image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
3. Marker in Eden
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 5, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 238 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 5, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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