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Near Elizabethtown in Bladen County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Oakland

 
 
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By Roger C Pate, April 16, 2016
1. Oakland Marker
Inscription. One and one-half miles northeast stands Oakland, the home of General Thomas Brown, an officer of the Revolution, 1747-1814. Staunch patriot, statesman, planter.
 
Erected 1940 by The Battle of Elizabethtown Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution and Bladen County.
 
Location. 34° 27.665′ N, 78° 24.714′ W. Marker is near Elizabethtown, North Carolina, in Bladen County. Marker is at the intersection of Elwell Ferry Road (County Route 1730) and North Carolina Highway 87, on the right when traveling east on Elwell Ferry Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Council NC 28434, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mount Horeb Presbyterian Church and Cemetery (approx. 4.4 miles away); White Lake CCC Camp (approx. 5.1 miles away); Memorial for Four World War II Aviators (approx. 12.4 miles away); Future Farmers of America (approx. 13.3 miles away); Cornwallis (approx. 13.9 miles away); Battle of Elizabethtown (approx. 16.1 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Oakland Plantation Turf Farm - About Us. (Submitted on June 3, 2016.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraPatriots & PatriotismPoliticsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Oakland Marker image. Click for full size.
By Roger C Pate, April 16, 2016
2. Oakland Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 21, 2016, by Roger C Pate of Laurinburg, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 296 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 21, 2016, by Roger C Pate of Laurinburg, North Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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