“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Bladen County, North Carolina

Clickable Map of Bladen County, North Carolina and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Bladen County, NC (13) Columbus County, NC (4) Cumberland County, NC (113) Pender County, NC (18) Robeson County, NC (17) Sampson County, NC (8)  BladenCounty(13) Bladen County (13)  ColumbusCounty(4) Columbus County (4)  CumberlandCounty(113) Cumberland County (113)  PenderCounty(18) Pender County (18)  RobesonCounty(17) Robeson County (17)  SampsonCounty(8) Sampson County (8)
Elizabethtown is the county seat for Bladen County
Adjacent to Bladen County, North Carolina
      Columbus County (4)  
      Cumberland County (113)  
      Pender County (18)  
      Robeson County (17)  
      Sampson County (8)  
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1North Carolina, Bladen County, Clarkton — Old Brown Marsh Presbyterian Church2 Miles North East
Organized prior to 1756. Present building constructed 1818—the third on site. First two buildings of logs. Was also used for secular education until 1848. Among early ministers: H. McAden, Jas. Hall, S. Stanford, C. Lindsay.Map (db m60483) HM
2North Carolina, Bladen County, Clarkton — Old Brown Marsh Presbyterian Church
Organized prior to 1756 by Scottish settlers. Present building constructed 1818. Third building on site. First two building of logs. Was also used for secular education until 1848. Some early ministers: H. McAden — Jas. Hall — S. . . . Map (db m60485) HM
3North Carolina, Bladen County, Clarkton — Whistler’s Mother1804–1881
Anna Mathilda McNeill Whistler, mother of the noted painter, James Abbot McNeill Whistler, lived in a house which stood 1300 yards east of this spot.Map (db m60280) HM
4North Carolina, Bladen County, Council — Mount Horeb Presbyterian Church and Cemetery
Mount Horeb Presbyterian Church and Cemetery circa 1845 have been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m215473) HM
5North Carolina, Bladen County, Council — Oakland
One and one-half miles northeast stands Oakland, the home of General Thomas Brown, an officer of the Revolution, 1747-1814. Staunch patriot, statesman, planter.Map (db m215474) HM
6North Carolina, Bladen County, Council — I-66 — The Bartrams
Naturalists John and William Bartram, in 1765 and later used their kinsman's house, Ashwood, as operating base, Stood 2 mi. E.Map (db m215472) HM
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7North Carolina, Bladen County, Elizabethtown — I-11 — Battle of Elizabethtown
Whigs broke Tory power in Bladen County, August, 1781, driving them into Tory Hole, 50 yards north.Map (db m27536) HM
8North Carolina, Bladen County, Elizabethtown — I-76 — Future Farmers of America
Began in N.C. as Young Tar Heel Farmers, 1928, to promote vocational agriculture in schools. Camp here since 1928.Map (db m215560) HM
9North Carolina, Bladen County, Elizabethtown — I-7 — John Owen1787-1841
Governor. 1828-1830: state legislator: and Whig Party leader. His home stood 4 miles NW.Map (db m211812) HM
10North Carolina, Bladen County, Elizabethtown — I-78 — White Lake CCC Camp
An installation of the Civilian Conservation Corps. Initiated modern park improvements. Established here 1835; closed 1942.Map (db m215561) HM
11North Carolina, Bladen County, Ivanhoe — Memorial for Four World War II Aviators
In Memory of Lt. Richard G. Shipley Age 23, Fresno. Cal. Lt. Howard R. Johnson, Jr Age 23, Sheffield. Tex. Sgt. Robert M. Anderson Age 23 San Ysidro, Cal. Sgt. Roger H. Knowlton Age 22. Rochester, N.Y. Troop Carrier Command of . . . Map (db m94360) HM WM
12North Carolina, Bladen County, Kelly — I-84 — Elwell Ferry
Service across Cape Fear River since 1905. Among the last of inland river ferries once common in eastern N. C. One mi. SW.Map (db m211811) HM
13North Carolina, Bladen County, Tar Heel — I-37 — Thomas Robeson
Colonel in Revolution, member of provincial congresses and state senator. Robeson County is named for him. His home stood ½ mile N.E.Map (db m18070) HM
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Feb. 7, 2023