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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Sampson County North Carolina Historical Markers

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By Brandon Burton, July 18, 2014
Gabriel Holmes Marker
North Carolina (Sampson County), Clinton — I 6 — Gabriel Holmes1769-1829
Governor, 1821-1824; Congressman. His son, Theophilus H. Holmes, a Confederate General. Home stood 2 mi. SE. — Map (db m79851) HM
North Carolina (Sampson County), Clinton — I-35 — Richard Clinton
Lieut. colonel militia, member Provincial Congress, 1775, legislature, conventions 1788, 1789. This town named for him. Home was nearby. — Map (db m114364) HM
North Carolina (Sampson County), Clinton — Town of ClintonEstablished 1784
In 1784 Richard Clinton deeded five acres to commissioners for use for the public buildings of the new county of Sampson. The community that flourished in this vicinity came to be known as Sampson Courthouse. The N.C. General Assembly in 1818 . . . — Map (db m114363) HM
North Carolina (Sampson County), Newton Grove — 1-5 — William Rufus King
Congressman from N.C., 1811-16; Senator from Alabama for 29 years. Vice-President of the United States, 1853. Born six miles east. — Map (db m79994) HM
North Carolina (Sampson County), Turkey — I-40 — Thomas O. Moore1804-1876
Governor of Louisiana, 1860-1864; a leader of the secession movement. His birthplace stood 4½ miles northwest. — Map (db m114365) HM

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