Lenoir in Caldwell County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Home of William Lenoir, leader in Revolution & public affairs. Built 1788-92 and named for colonial fort on the site 4½ miles east.
Erected 2007 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number N 1.)
Location. 35° 59.422′ N, 81° 33.521′ W. Marker is in Lenoir, North Carolina, in Caldwell County. Marker is at the intersection of Yadkin River Road (County Route 1560) and North Carolina Highway 268, on the right when traveling north on Yadkin River Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lenoir NC 28645, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Patterson Mill (approx. ¼ mile away); Collett Leventhorpe (approx. 2.2 miles away); Raiders in Lenoir (approx. 5.4 miles away); Davenport College (approx. 5½ miles away); Stoneman's Raid (approx. 5.9 miles away); Laura Foster (approx. 7.4 miles away); The Blowing Rock (approx. 10½ miles away); Watauga Hotel Cottage (approx. 11.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lenoir.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Forts, Castles • War, US Revolutionary •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 29, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 326 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 29, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.