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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Alexander County, North Carolina
Adjacent to Alexander County, North Carolina
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|Noted educator and minister. Founded York Collegiate Institute & numerous academies. Professor at Rutherford College. Grave 5mi. N. — — Map (db m156756) HM|
|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|
|In memory of those who gave their lives so that we might live
Matlock, Glenn J.
Wike, Carlie A.
Wike, James W.
Auton, Bobby M.
Daniels, Lunas J.
Deal, . . . — — Map (db m159548) WM|
|Alexander County Remembers
World War I
1917 - 1918
James A. Allen
Otis R. Douglas
Robert L. Eckard
Hackett Munday . . . — — Map (db m159550) WM|
| 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|
|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|
|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|
| 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|