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Granville County North Carolina Historical Markers
By J. J. Prats, February 10, 2010
Trading Path Marker
Colonial trading route, dating from 17th century, from Petersburg, Virginia, to Catawba and Waxhaw Indians in Carolina, passed nearby. — — Map (db m27415) HM
World war II infantry training camp; housed Axis prisoners of war. Named for N.C. native, Gen. Henry W. Butner. — — Map (db m27531) HM
Founded 1883. Pioneer Negro child-caring institution, serving on state-wide basis. — — Map (db m27468) HM
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
(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
Established here by James H. Horner, 1851. Continued by his sons. Moved to Charlotte 1914. — — Map (db m842) HM
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
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
Officer in Revolution. Member, N.C. Provincial Congress & legislature. Founded Rochester, N.Y., 1811. Home was nearby. — — Map (db m841) HM
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
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
Presbyterian minister, legislator, author of textbooks. Served many churches in Virginia & North Carolina. Home & school ¼ mile West. — — Map (db m9441) HM
One of North Carolina’s three signers of the Declaration of Independence. His home stood three miles northeast. — — Map (db m27414) HM 13 markers matched your search criteria.
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