Pioneer minister and founder of the Lutheran Church in North Carolina
Born in German; educated in the University of Gottingen; called through commissioners Christopher . . . — — Map (db m77377) HM
Constructed in 1960 by Bruton Smith, Charlotte Motor Speedway is one of the world's most innovative sports entertainment venues. Known as "America's Home for Racing," the historic complex hosted NASCAR's first official 600-mile race and continues to . . . — — Map (db m145712) HM
This magnificent Concord City Hall was built in 1902 and sadly demolished in 1957. It anchored the northwest corner of South Union Street and Barbrick Avenue and was replaced by a new City Hall built on the same spot, now called the City Hall . . . — — Map (db m175762) HM
Mr. Sandy Smith build his North Union Street residence around 1868 on what is now a parking lot at the southeast corner of Killarny Avenue and North Union Street. In 1918 the residence became a YMCA, to be later converted in 1940 to the Community . . . — — Map (db m175763) HM
The railroad came to Concord in the 1850's and played an important role in industrial growth. The depot, shown in the lower image, was located on the east side of the railroad tracks near present-day Corban Ave SW. The structure is said to have been . . . — — Map (db m175758) HM
Catawba Indians originally inhabited present day Cabarrus County when significant numbers of Dutch, Scots-Irish, German, and Welsh-English families began traveling the Great Wagon Road to North Carolina backcountry in the middle of the eighteenth . . . — — Map (db m175769) HM
This image shows the original Cabarrus County Courthouse, built after the Town of Concord was laid out in 1796 on a 26 acre tract of land called 'Pea Ridge' near the old Indian Trading Path. It was a modest frame structure 30 feet wide and 30 feet . . . — — Map (db m175757) HM
This monument erected to the memory of the Confederate dead of Cabarrus County N.C.
With granite and marble and branch of the cypress the emblems of peace shall thy slumbers enshrine then take this memento. 'Tis all we can offer. Oh grave . . . — — Map (db m175747) WM
In the last quarrter of the nineteenth century, many cotton mills were operating in Concord providing employment for great numbers of local citizens while swelling the population. The above is a tribute to Gibson, Coleman, and Odell mills.
The . . . — — Map (db m175761) HM
Red Hill Tavern was home to Martin Pheifer, Jr. Mr. Pheifer was a good friend of George Washington, having served with him at Valley Forge. For that reason President Washington was a private guest of Pheifer during his Southern Tour, dining and . . . — — Map (db m175756) HM
The above images give tribute to Scotia Seminary, which was founded in 1867 on Depot Street for the education for young African American women. The first building at Scotia was the top image, a simple white siding structure. The lower images . . . — — Map (db m175760) HM
St. James was Concord's first Lutheran Church, established in 1843 by a number of Coldwater Lutehrans who wished to worship closer to their Concord homes. It was situated on Fayetteville Road (now Corban Avenue SE), oneo quarter mile east of St. . . . — — Map (db m175759) HM
During the Civil War, about two hundred members of St. John’s Lutheran Church served in at least eight Confederate army units. The units included companies in the 8th, 20th, 33rd, 52nd, and 57th North Carolina Infantry regiments, as well as a . . . — — Map (db m77374) HM