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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Rockingham County, North Carolina
Adjacent to Rockingham County, North Carolina
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|Near here ran southern line of estate of Wm. Byrd, Virginia planter, author, and surveyor of Va. – N.C. boundary line, 1728. — — Map (db m63011) HM|
|20,000-acre estate of William Byrd, Virginia planter, author, surveyor of VA.-N.C. line, 1728. S.W. corner here. — — Map (db m63012) HM|
| The mural of the river boatmen is a tribute to the men who were responsible for the economic development of the vast interior region along the Dan River. The most prominent figures in the mural, the African American boatmen in the foreground, . . . — — Map (db m63054) HM|
| Anne “Annie” Eliza Johns, volunteer nurse, poet, teacher, and author of Cooleemee, A Tale of Southern Life, is buried here with her family in the Church of the Epiphany Cemetery. She was born in Pittsylvania Co.,Va., on July 16, . . . — — Map (db m63047) HM|
|Built here in 1813 by James Barnett. Later it powered the largest continuously operating textile complex in the northern piedmont. — — Map (db m63015) HM|
|Industrial experiment nearby in 1892 led to discovery of process for its manufacture. First produced commercially by James T. Morehead. — — Map (db m63016) HM|
| The Roanoke Navigation Company opened the upper Dan River here for batteau traffic in the 1820s, and the towns of Leaksville (present-day Eden) and Madison became river ports. During the antebellum era, farmers shipped their produce downstream to . . . — — Map (db m63043) HM|
|This marks the corner Byrds “Land of Eden” granted 1733. — — Map (db m63014) HM|
| Former Gov. John Motley Morehead built the Leaksville cotton factory here in 1839. Water from the nearby Smith River rapids powered the stone mill. In May and June 1861, the factory furnished 1,700 yards of osnaburg (a coarse, strong cloth . . . — — Map (db m63044) HM|
|Port for bateau trade on Dan River. Improved by Roanoke Navigation Company, 1820s. Ruins visible at low water. 200 yards west. — — Map (db m63007) HM|
|A village of the Saura Indians, abandoned by that tribe in the early 18th century, was on Dan River, 2½ mi. N.E. — — Map (db m63052) HM|
|Governor, 1954-1961; U.S. Secretary of Commerce, 1961-1965. A founder of Research Triangle Park. Home is 100 yards east. — — Map (db m63013) HM|
|Governor, 1782 - 85 and 1789 – 92; officer in the Revolution; member, Federal Convention of 1787; United States Senator. Home stood ½ mile N. — — Map (db m62990) HM|
|The Searcy & Moore gun factory was located 1 mile west on the waters of Hogans Creek. Owned by Alexander M. Searcy and Dr. J. S. Moore, the firm manufactured approximately 100 rifles for the State of North Carolina in 1862-1863. On July 10, 1863, . . . — — Map (db m18848) HM|
|Alfred Moore Scales Born November 27, 1827 -------------------- Admitted to Bar 1851 1851 Settled in Madison 1852 N.C. House of Commons 1857 U.S. Congress 1861 Vol. Co. H. of 3rd N.C. Volunteers 1863 Brigadier General CSA 1875-1884 . . . — — Map (db m63208) HM|
Fighter pilot. State's only WWI ace.
Shot down 6 German planes, 1918.
Born 1 mi. SW. — — Map (db m172165) HM|
| Alfred M. Scales was born on November 26, 1827, in eastern Rockingham County. After attending Caldwell Institute in Greensboro and the University of North Carolina, he read law under Judge William H. Battle, then settled in Madison and opened his . . . — — Map (db m62981) HM|
|Dan River improvements built 1820s by Roanoke Navigation Co. include sluice & wing dams Ό mi. E. Rebuilt, 1880s. — — Map (db m18831) HM|
|Presidential nominee, 1860, United States Senator from Illinois, was married to Martha Martin, 1847, in house standing 2 miles N. E. — — Map (db m62989) HM|
|Jim Vaughn, The American Legion and local citizens contributed to the purchase of the clock. The purpose of the clock was to serve as a local war memorial for those who served in the Great War. The clock is a rare number two striking clock which . . . — — Map (db m172167) HM WM|
state legislator, and
Congressman. Birthplace stood 3½ mi. E. — — Map (db m132553) HM|
| The school was built to serve African-American students of Reidsville, NC and Rockingham County. The graduates of this great institution have made contributions to society in a variety of vocations and professions. The outstanding . . . — — Map (db m63051) HM|
|The First Baptist Church was established in 1874 and is the oldest African-American congregation in the city of Reidsville. The Gothic revival-style architectural building was located at 401 South Scales Street adjacent to this site. The building . . . — — Map (db m136323) HM|
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| The Piedmont Railroad, chartered in 1862, linked Danville, Virginia, with Greensboro, North Carolina. Work began on the road that autumn in Danville, but wartime labor and supply shortages impeded progress on the 48-mile-long line, which did not . . . — — Map (db m63046) HM|
|Saint Paul Methodist Episcopal Church was organized in 1875 in a weatherboard building on Church Street near Holderby Street. Over the years, the building became dilapidated beyond repair. The new site was located on the corner of Williams and . . . — — Map (db m136324) HM|
| When the Civil War began in 1861, the courthouse village of Wentworth contained a few hundred people as well as county buildings, law offices, several stores, two churches, two hotels, a school, a Masonic Hall, a tavern, a carriage factory, and two . . . — — Map (db m63041) HM|
| Wentworth Methodist Church was organized in 1836, and the present sanctuary was constructed in 1859. It contains a slave gallery and is the last antebellum Methodist church building in Rockingham County. It was listed on the National Register of . . . — — Map (db m63042) HM|
|This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Built 1859 — — Map (db m63389) HM|
|Built in 1816. Rare example of dog-run building. Operated by Wrights and Reids. Birthplace and home of Congressman J. W. Reid. — — Map (db m62991) HM|