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Granville County North Carolina Historical Markers

 
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By J. J. Prats, February 10, 2010
Trading Path Marker
North Carolina (Granville County), Bullock — G-31 — Trading Path
Colonial trading route, dating from 17th century, from Petersburg, Virginia, to Catawba and Waxhaw Indians in Carolina, passed nearby. — Map (db m27415) HM
North Carolina (Granville County), Butner — G-105 — Camp Butner
World war II infantry training camp; housed Axis prisoners of war. Named for N.C. native, Gen. Henry W. Butner. — Map (db m27531) HM
North Carolina (Granville County), Oxford — G-83 — Central Orphanage of North Carolina
Founded 1883. Pioneer Negro child-caring institution, serving on state-wide basis. — Map (db m27468) HM
North Carolina (Granville County), Oxford — G-73 — Harris Meeting House
Founded by Methodists prior to 1778. It was the mother church in ths area. Disbanded in 1828. Stood 1 mi. N. — Map (db m844) HM
North Carolina (Granville County), Oxford — G-94 — Henry P. Cheatham
(1857–1935) Born into slavery. U.S. Congressman, 1889–1893. Superintendent of Colored Orphanage of N.C., 1907–1935. Grave 8/10 mi. N.E. — Map (db m845) HM
North Carolina (Granville County), Oxford — G-27 — Horner Military School
Established here by James H. Horner, 1851. Continued by his sons. Moved to Charlotte 1914. — Map (db m842) HM
North Carolina (Granville County), Oxford — Katherine Blount Skinner Lassiter1826–1903
In loving memory of Katherine Blount Skinner Lassiter (1826–1903) and of those who in this home lived under her Christian influence and in the shadow of old Saint Stephen’s Church during the days of the War Between the States, this house . . . — Map (db m27460) HM
North Carolina (Granville County), Oxford — G-119 — Mary Potter Academy
Founded by G.C. Shaw 1889 to educate African Americans. Named for a Presbyterian benefactor. Later a public school. Operated one block east. — Map (db m27438) HM
North Carolina (Granville County), Oxford — G-56 — Nat’l Rochester1752-1831
Officer in Revolution. Member, N.C. Provincial Congress & legislature. Founded Rochester, N.Y., 1811. Home was nearby. — Map (db m841) HM
North Carolina (Granville County), Oxford — G-45 — Oxford Female College
Opened 1851 by Baptists, operated by individuals after 1857. Franklin P. Hobgood, president, 1880–1924. School closed 1925. Campus was 2 blocks S. — Map (db m843) HM
North Carolina (Granville County), Oxford — G-7 — Oxford Orphanage
Opened by Masons, 1873, with John H. Mills first head, in plant of St. Johns College, which they had operated 1858–1861. — Map (db m27413) HM
North Carolina (Granville County), Stovall — G 86 — Henry Pattillo1726-1801
Presbyterian minister, legislator, author of textbooks. Served many churches in Virginia & North Carolina. Home & school ¼ mile West. — Map (db m9441) HM
North Carolina (Granville County), Stovall — G-1 — John Penn—1740–1788—
One of North Carolina’s three signers of the Declaration of Independence. His home stood three miles northeast. — Map (db m27414) HM

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