Marion in McDowell County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
A rendezvous for the North Carolina militia led by General Griffith Rutherford against the Cherokee in 1776, was one mile east.
Erected 1950 by Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number N 26.)
Location. 35° 47.871′ N, 82° 1.94′ W. Marker is in Marion, North Carolina, in McDowell County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 221 and North Carolina Highway 226, on the right when traveling north on U.S. 221. 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 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Spruce Pine Mining District (approx. 4 miles away); Gillespie Gap (approx. 4 miles away); Pleasant Gardens (approx. 6.4 miles away); Carson House (approx. 7½ miles away); a different marker also named Carson House (approx. 7½ miles away); Roy Williams (approx. 7.8 miles away); Daniel Kanipe (approx. 8½ miles away); Penland School (approx. 11.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marion.
Categories. • Native Americans • Wars, US Indian •
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