Graham in Alamance County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Michael Holt II
1723 - 1799
Holt was politically active in the years of the Regulation and the Revolution. The Battle of Alamance was fought on his land in 1771. His role in the Revolution began as a Tory, raising and leading a militia company for the crown in 1776. Shortly thereafter, he had a change of sympathies and supported the Revolution for the remainder of the conflict.
Erected by Alamance County Historic Properties Commission.
Location. 36° 3.35′ N, 79° 25.383′ W. Marker is in Graham, North Carolina, in Alamance County. Marker is at the intersection of Hanford Hills Road and Monticello Court, on the left when traveling south on Hanford Hills Road. Touch for map. Marker is inside a chain link fence. Marker is in this post office area: Graham NC 27253, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pyle's Defeat (approx. 0.7 miles away); Graham College (approx. Alamance County War Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); Kirk-Holden War (approx. 1.4 miles away); Captain James W. White House (approx. 1½ miles away); "Elmhurst" (approx. 1½ miles away); National Bank of Alamance (approx. 1.6 miles away); Graham's First Bank (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Graham.
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Revolutionary •
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