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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Charlotte in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)

Mecklenburg Resolves

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By Pat Filippone, July 12, 2016
1. Mecklenburg Resolves Marker
Inscription.  Bold set of anti-British resolutions, adopted on May 31, 1775, in meeting 50 yds., S.W. organized by Thomas Polk, fired spirit of independence.
Erected 2015 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number L 115.)
Location. 35° 13.648′ N, 80° 50.57′ W. Marker is in Charlotte, North Carolina, in Mecklenburg County. Marker is at the intersection of North Tyron Street and West Trade Street, on the left when traveling north on North Tyron Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charlotte NC 28202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Nathanael Greene (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Charlotte (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jefferson Davis Informed of Lincoln's Death (about 500 feet away); British Encampment, 1780 (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Last Meetings of the Confederate Cabinet (approx. 0.2 miles away); Confederate Navy Yard (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mrs. "Stonewall Jackson" 1831-1915 (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Peter's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charlotte.
Also see . . .  Thomas Polk. (Submitted on July 15, 2016.)
Categories. Colonial EraPoliticsWar, US Revolutionary
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 15, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 14, 2016, by Pat Filippone of Stockton, California. This page has been viewed 273 times since then and 21 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 14, 2016, by Pat Filippone of Stockton, California. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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