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Adolph Nussmann Monument (side 2) image, Touch for more information
By Don Morfe, August 19, 2014
Adolph Nussmann Monument (side 2)
North Carolina (Cabarrus County), Concord — Adolph Nussmann Monument
side 1 Adolph Nussmann 1739-1794 Pioneer minister and founder of the Lutheran Church in North Carolina side 2 Born in German; educated in the University of Gottingen; called through commissioners Christopher . . . — Map (db m77377) HM
North Carolina (Cabarrus County), Concord — L-102 — Barber-Scotia College
Presbyterian. Est. 1867 by Luke Dorland to educate Negro women, Scotia Seminary merged in 1930 with Barber Memorial Institute. Coed since 1954. — Map (db m43383) HM
North Carolina (Cabarrus County), Concord — Cabarrus Black Boys Fountain
In Memoriam The Cabarrus Black Boys who destroyed the British ammunition May 17,1771 in defense of American Liberty — Map (db m80711) HM
North Carolina (Cabarrus County), Concord — L-96 — Charles A. Cannon1892-1971
Cannon Mills president, 1921-1962; advanced the marketing of textiles. Civic leader and health care benefactor. Grave is one mile south. — Map (db m42696) HM
North Carolina (Cabarrus County), Concord — L-52 — James P. Cook
Leader in founding of the Stonewall Jackson Training School, state senator, editor Concord “Standard” (1888-96) and “Uplift.” Home ½ block W. — Map (db m43378) HM
North Carolina (Cabarrus County), Concord — L 4 — Jefferson Davis
President, Confederate States of America, spent the night of April 18, 1865 in house which stood here. — Map (db m66857) HM
North Carolina (Cabarrus County), Concord — Jefferson Davis Camp
. . . — Map (db m39854) HM
North Carolina (Cabarrus County), Concord — L-84 — Red Hill
Home and tavern of John & Martin Pheifer. Gov. Wm. Tryon and President George Washington among guests. Stood 1 1/2 mi. W. — Map (db m42865) HM
North Carolina (Cabarrus County), Concord — L 72 — St. John's Church
Lutheran. Began ca.1745 as Dutch Buffalo Creek Church. Adolph Nussman was first regular pastor, 1773. Building erected 1845. 300 yards north. — Map (db m77369) HM
North Carolina (Cabarrus County), Concord — St. John's Lutheran ChurchCommunity Sacrifice
During the Civil War, about two hundred members of St. John’s Lutheran Church served in at least eight Confederate army units. The units included companies in the 8th, 20th, 33rd, 52nd, and 57th North Carolina Infantry regiments, as well as a . . . — Map (db m77374) HM
North Carolina (Cabarrus County), Concord — L-49 — Stonewall Jackson Training School
State juvenile facility. Est. in 1909 to provide boys with educational and vocational training. Campus is 200 yds. W. — Map (db m43372) HM
North Carolina (Cabarrus County), Concord — L-50 — W. R. Odell
Textile manufacturer, State Senator, 1905-07. Friend of education. His home is 1 block W. — Map (db m42738) HM
North Carolina (Cabarrus County), Concord — L-91 — Warren Coleman1849-1904
Founder of the nation's first textile factory owned and operated by blacks, 1897-1904. Mill building is 350 yds. N. — Map (db m43382) HM
North Carolina (Cabarrus County), Harrisburg — L-8 — Nathaniel Alexander
Surgeon in Revolution; Congressman; Governor, 1805-07. Birthplace stands 3 miles north. — Map (db m42670) HM
North Carolina (Cabarrus County), Kannapolis — L-13 — Granville Grant
Formed northern half of colony of North Carolina. Southern boundary surveyed to a point near here in the fall of 1746. — Map (db m42557) HM
North Carolina (Cabarrus County), Kannapolis — L-55 — James W. Cannon1852-1921
Textile pioneer; founder of Cannon Mills, 1887, and Kannapolis, 1906; leading manufacturer of towels. Grave 2 mi. S. — Map (db m42692) HM
North Carolina (Cabarrus County), Midland — L 7 — Reed Gold Mine State Historic Site
Gold discovered there 1799. Many gold mines were later operated in this area. N.C. was the chief gold-mining state to 1849. N. 4 mi. — Map (db m40479) HM

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