A two-week camp meeting was organized here as early as 1846 by North Iredell Protestants.
It continues today on the second Sunday in October as a one-day event.
Harmony School is built on the original site. — — Map (db m55345) HM
At the beginning of the French and Indian War, the Cherokee and their British neighbors were close allies. That changed due to the tragic events which transpired in 1758. Several hundred Cherokee warriors participated in the 1758 Forbes . . . — — Map (db m198689) HM
Directed construction of Fort Dobbs in 1756 while in command of Provincial forces. Irish born, Waddell was in North Carolina by 1754. During French & Indian War, he led troops to Pennsylvania in 1758 and repulsed Cherokee attack on Fort Dobbs in . . . — — Map (db m51008) HM
(Front): To the Soldiers of Iredell County 1861-1865. Our Confederate Dead.
(Back): From Bethel to Appomattox, their courage, patience, fortitude endurance and unselfish devotion to country are unparalleled in history.
. . . — — Map (db m51135) HM
In Perpetual Honor of
Our Veterans of Iredell County
Who Honorably Served in the
Armed Forces During The
Korean and Vietnam Wars
Killed in Action
Betty Jean Allison
Donald H. Barker
Bernard Eugene Bumgarner
J.W. . . . — — Map (db m57386) WM
In Memory of the Men of Iredell County Who Gave Their Lives in the World War
Clarence Alvin Arthurs
James Garland Ayers
Donnie Bicle Bess
Samuel Burette Blackwelder
William I. Castles . . . — — Map (db m57387) HM
To Honor and Remember Those of Iredell County Who Gave Their Lives in World War II
Jay Edgar Alley
William F. Anthony, Jr.
Thomas B. Arthur
Herbert Richard Baker
Herman Bostian Ballard
Charles Stephen Beck
William M. Beckham . . . — — Map (db m57388) HM
Dedicated by the Presbyterian church to the memory of the pioneers and to the soldiers of the Indian wars, the Revolution and the Confederacy who lie buried here.
Built by the pioneers, this wall was reconstructed by the national government and . . . — — Map (db m51803) HM
When the blockhouse ceased to exist, the site of Fort Dobbs was transformed into farmland. Soil from a century of plowing gradually filled in the fort's outer ditch and most of its cellar.
However, knowledge and of interest in the old fort . . . — — Map (db m198642) HM
When war erupted between the colonial possessions of England and France in 1754, North Carolina was in a poor state of defense. Gov. Arthur Dobbs sent to London for one thousand muskets to arm local militia companies and full-time provincial . . . — — Map (db m198637) HM
On March 24, 1865, Union Gen. George Stoneman led 6,000 cavalrymen from Tennessee into southwestern Virginia and western North Carolina to disrupt the Confederate supply line by destroying sections of the Virginia and Tennessee . . . — — Map (db m57089) HM
While Fort Dobbs was constructed to ward off attacks by French-allied natives, it was only attacked once in its history: during the Anglo-Cherokee War. On the night of February 27, 1760, a party of Cherokee arrived at the fort. For several . . . — — Map (db m198657) HM