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Marion in McDowell County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Pleasant Gardens

 
 
Pleasant Gardens Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 19, 2014
1. Pleasant Gardens Marker
Inscription.
Home of Joseph McDowell (1758-1795), soldier and physician. Officer at the Battle of Kings Mountain.
 
Erected 1991 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number N 4.)
 
Location. 35° 42.321′ N, 82° 2.061′ W. Marker is in Marion, North Carolina, in McDowell County. Marker is on U.S. 70 0.1 miles west of North Main Street (Business U.S. 221), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marion NC 28752, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Carson House (approx. 1.6 miles away); a different marker also named Carson House (approx. 1.6 miles away); Roy Williams (approx. 1.9 miles away); Daniel Kanipe (approx. 2.6 miles away); Cathey's Fort (approx. 6.4 miles away); Frontier Fort (approx. 9.8 miles away); The Old Indian Fort (approx. 9.8 miles away); Spruce Pine Mining District (approx. 10.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marion.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Pleasant Gardens-Residence image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 19, 2014
2. Pleasant Gardens-Residence
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 25, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 270 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 25, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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