19 entries match your criteria. Historical Markers and War Memorials in Chatham County, North Carolina
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Established 1775 by John Avent (ca.1740-1821). Vital to commerce and travelers crossing the Cape Fear River from Colonial times until 1926 when first bridge was built. — — Map (db m179420) HM
Organized, 1794, by Jas. O'Kelly, founder of the denomination. Present building fourth on site. — — Map (db m71359) HM
Formed northern half of colony of North Carolina. Southern boundary was surveyed to a point just south of here in 1746. — — Map (db m48383) HM
Cornwallis, following the battle of Guilford Courthouse, spent several days building a bridge over Deep River, at point 300 yards N.W. — — Map (db m92823) HM
State’s worst mining accident occurred on May 27, 1925, when explosions killed 53 men. Shaft 1½ mi. SW. — — Map (db m121511) HM
Congressman; Minister to Portugal; Governor of the Territory of New Mexico, 1857 - 1861; poet and essayist. Buried two blocks West. — — Map (db m33362) HM
After many victories, War of 1812, was lost at sea with his sloop Wasp. Lived at "Rock-Rest" 3 miles east. — — Map (db m33361) HM
Governor, 1849 - 51. Whig Party leader. His law office, relocated & restored, stands 70 yds. N. — — Map (db m33400) HM
Slave poet. His The Hope of Liberty (1829) was first book by a black author in South. Lived on farm 2 mi. SE. — — Map (db m117247) HM
This property is under the protective covenants of the Historic Preservation Foundation of North Carolina, Incorporated. — — Map (db m117239) HM
Lawyer, state senator. Author of 1901 "London Libel Law." Editor of Chatham Record, 1878 - 1918. Home was here. — — Map (db m33397) HM
Commander of the famous Confederate cruiser, “Shenandoah,” lived in a house which stands 3 blocks west. — — Map (db m117240) HM
Governor, 1828 - 1830; state legislator; and Whig Party leader. His grave is 400 yards W. — — Map (db m33363) HM
Built 1846 on Hillsboro Street near Salsbury Street, moved to this location and renovated in 1969 by the Chatham County Historical Association, Inc.
Gift of Henry and Laura Blair — — Map (db m117249) HM
Our Confederate Heroes C.S.A
We care not whence they came.
Dear in their lifeless clay,
Whether unknown or known to fame,
Their cause and country still the same,
They died and wore the gray.
This Monument is . . . — — Map (db m117052) WM
David Fanning and his Tories captured many Whig leaders here at Old Chatham Courthouse, July, 1781. — — Map (db m117065) HM
Established under care of Cane Creek Meeting, 1753; a Monthly Meeting since 1908. Fourth building was constructed in 1926. — — Map (db m30965) HM
Place first known as Matthews Crossroads, a rural post office named Energy opened here in 1880. The coming of the railroad in 1884 stimulated the development of a town, first known as Siler Station. Population in 1890 was 254.
Above is the . . . — — Map (db m171996) HM
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