Near Buck Spring in Warren County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
His wish was that no grief be expressed at his funeral. He requested that dinner and grog be served and that each friend cast a stone on his grave. He is buried at his homeplace beside his wife and son. The fourth grave is believed to be Macon's grandson. Large mounds of stones cover all the graves. Thomas Jefferson referred to Macon as "The Last of the Romans."
Location. 36° 28.9′ N, 77° 59.76′ W. Marker is near Buck Spring, North Carolina, in Warren County. Marker is on Nathaniel Macon Drive half a mile west of Eaton Ferry Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Littleton NC 27850, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Nathaniel Macon (approx. 3.8 miles away); William Miller (approx. 4.9 miles away); Ella Baker (approx. 6 miles away); Plummer Bernard Young (approx. 6 miles away); Bragg Home (approx. 10.3 miles away); Warrenton Male Academy (approx. 10.4 miles away); John Hall (approx. 10.4 miles away); John H. Kerr (approx. 10½ miles away).
More about this marker. I believe Nathaniel Macon Drive is also called Buck Spring Drive. This is a rural area and Buck Spring is the name of the historic plantation rather than a town.
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