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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Alexander County, North Carolina

 
Clickable Map of Alexander County, North Carolina and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Alexander County, NC (8) Caldwell County, NC (7) Catawba County, NC (28) Iredell County, NC (22) Wilkes County, NC (24)  AlexanderCounty(8) Alexander County (8)  CaldwellCounty(7) Caldwell County (7)  CatawbaCounty(28) Catawba County (28)  IredellCounty(22) Iredell County (22)  WilkesCounty(24) Wilkes County (24)
Adjacent to Alexander County, North Carolina
    Caldwell County (7)
    Catawba County (28)
    Iredell County (22)
    Wilkes County (24)
 
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1North Carolina (Alexander County), Hiddenite — M-32 — Brantley York
Noted educator and minister. Founded York Collegiate Institute & numerous academies. Professor at Rutherford College. Grave 5mi. N.Map (db m156756) HM
2North Carolina (Alexander County), Hiddenite — M-29 — Hiddenite
A gem found only in N.C., named for W.E. Hidden, mineralogist of N.Y., who prospected in this area about 1880. Mines were nearby.Map (db m156754) HM
3North Carolina (Alexander County), Taylorsville — Alexander County Veterans Memorial - Korea & Viet Nam
In memory of those who gave their lives so that we might live Korean Brown, Clifford Fox, J.D. Matlock, Glenn J. Wike, Carlie A. Wike, James W. Viet Nam Auton, Bobby M. Daniels, Lunas J. Daniels, Robert Deal, . . . Map (db m159548) WM
4North Carolina (Alexander County), Taylorsville — Alexander County Veterans Memorial - World Wars I & II
Alexander County Remembers World War I 1917 - 1918 James A. Allen • James Brookshire • Archie Brown • Charles Cook • Otis R. Douglas • Robert L. Eckard • Tally Drum • Roy Flowers • Jessie Hollar • Hackett Munday • . . . Map (db m159550) WM
5North Carolina (Alexander County), Taylorsville — Alexander County Veterans Memorial Bell Tower
The Tower The Bell and cornerstone were remnants of the Alexander County Courthouse fire that occurred August 11, 1967. The repair of the broken bell was accomplished by Rowe B. Campbell, a local businessman. At a later date, both the Bell . . . Map (db m156816) WM
6North Carolina (Alexander County), Taylorsville — Confederate Monument
From 1861-65 the heroic sons and daughters of The Old South, under the greatest generals of all times, Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson, fought with gallantry unequaled in all the annals of history. Not for the preservation of slavery, but for . . . Map (db m156819) WM
7North Carolina (Alexander County), Taylorsville — Picket's Charge
At 2:00 o'clock p.m. the belch and roar of this Jones six-pounder ceased and out of the grove on Seminary Ridge, Gettysburg, marched the bravest body of infantry that ever careered the fields of battle, to hurl itself against the Union batteries on . . . Map (db m156818) WM
8North Carolina (Alexander County), Taylorsville — The Bell
Purchased circa 1850 at a total cost of $68.50, this bell called court into session and lent its voice to many other community events. Before refrigeration, it announced that fresh meat was for sale and when a fire occurred, it sounded the . . . Map (db m156817) HM
 
Apr. 16, 2021