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Thomasville in Davidson County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

John W. Thomas

1800-1871

 
 
John W. Thomas Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 17, 2013
1. John W. Thomas Marker
Inscription. Founder of Thomasville. As legislator led fight for N.C. Railroads; friend of education. His home, Cedar Lodge, was nearby.
 
Erected 1987 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number K 35.)
 
Location. 35° 50.568′ N, 80° 5.277′ W. Marker is in Thomasville, North Carolina, in Davidson County. Marker is at the intersection of Cedar Lodge Road and Cedar Drive, on the right when traveling east on Cedar Lodge Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Thomasville NC 27360, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. NC Vietnam Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.4 miles away); Thomasville (approx. 2.8 miles away); a different marker also named John W. Thomas (approx. 2.8 miles away); a different marker also named Thomasville (approx. 2.9 miles away); Thomasville City Cemetery (approx. 3.1 miles away); John H. Mills (approx. 3.8 miles away); Jefferson Davis (approx. 6.1 miles away); Trinity College (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Thomasville.
 
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John W. Thomas Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 17, 2013
2. John W. Thomas Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 5, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 288 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 5, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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