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Union County North Carolina Historical Markers

 
Wide view of the A. R. Newsome Marker image, Touch for more information
By Paul Crumlish, May 6, 2011
Wide view of the A. R. Newsome Marker
North Carolina (Union County), Marshville — L-88 — A. R. Newsome — 1894-1951
Educator, author, editor; Sec'y of N.C. Historical Commission, 1926-35. Birthplace 1 block east. — Map (db m42555) HM
North Carolina (Union County), Monroe — L-54 — David F. Houston
Secretary of Agriculture and later of the Treasury under Wilson. College president and author. His birthplace stood 60 yards north. — Map (db m42546) HM
North Carolina (Union County), Monroe — L-32 — Ferdinand Foch
Commander-in-chief of Allied armies, 1918, made a speech at the Union County Courthouse, on December 9, 1921. — Map (db m42541) HM
North Carolina (Union County), Monroe — L-57 — T. Walter Bickett
Governor, 1917-21, first in state nominated by a Democratic primary. N.C. Attorney General, state legislator. Birthplace was 50 ft. north. — Map (db m42550) HM
North Carolina (Union County), Monroe — L-6 — Wm. Henry Belk1862-1952
Merchant, philanthropist, and Presbyterian layman. Opened first store, May 29, 1888, two blocks east. — Map (db m42514) HM
North Carolina (Union County), Waxhaw — Andrew Jackson Birthplace
Here was born March 15, 1767, Andrew Jackson Seventh president of the United States — Map (db m80565) HM
North Carolina (Union County), Waxhaw — Wilson's Store ClashBlocking Sherman's Feint — Carolinas Campaign
(preface): he Carolinas Campaign began on February 1, 1865, when Union Gen. William T. Sherman led his army north from Savannah, Georgia, after the “March to the Sea.” Sherman’s objective was to join Gen. Ulysses S. Grant in . . . — Map (db m44648) HM

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