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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Yadkin County, North Carolina

 
Clickable Map of Yadkin 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 Yadkin County, NC (14) Davie County, NC (14) Forsyth County, NC (191) Iredell County, NC (22) Surry County, NC (19) Wilkes County, NC (24)  YadkinCounty(14) Yadkin County (14)  DavieCounty(14) Davie County (14)  ForsythCounty(191) Forsyth County (191)  IredellCounty(22) Iredell County (22)  SurryCounty(19) Surry County (19)  WilkesCounty(24) Wilkes County (24)
Adjacent to Yadkin County, North Carolina
    Davie County (14)
    Forsyth County (191)
    Iredell County (22)
    Surry County (19)
    Wilkes County (24)
 
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1North Carolina (Yadkin County), Courtney — M-4 — Thomas L. Clingman
United States Senator, Confederate General, born at Huntsville, 9 mi. east, 1812. Clingman's Dome, 160 miles west, is named for him.Map (db m55037) HM
2North Carolina (Yadkin County), Hamptonville — 3 — Flat Rock Baptist Church
[side A] One of the oldest Baptist churches in Western North Carolina. It was constituted as Petty's Meeting House on June 10, 1783. The name was changed to Flat Rock Baptist Church in 1802. Under the leadership of William Petty, the first pastor, . . . Map (db m55240) HM
3North Carolina (Yadkin County), Hamptonville — Windsor's Crossroads — Stoneman's Raiders Pass By — Stoneman's Raid —
(Preface): On March 24, 1865, Union Gen. George Stoneman led 6,000 cavalrymen from Tennessee into southwestern Virginia and western North Carolina to disrupt the Confederate supply line by destroying sections of the Virginia and Tennessee . . . Map (db m55343) HM
4North Carolina (Yadkin County), Hunstville — Historic Huntsville Methodist Church — Est. 1888
Huntsville Methodist Episcopal Church, South evolved from Mt. Sinai Methodist Church (1808). Regular services were discontinued at the present location December 12, 1981. The church has been restored and maintained by Huntsville Historic . . . Map (db m54631) HM
5North Carolina (Yadkin County), Hunstville — Raiding Huntsville — Feeding and Pillaging — Stoneman's Raid —
[Preface]: On March 24, 1865, Union Gen. George Stoneman led 6,000 cavalrymen from Tennessee into southwestern Virginia and western North Carolina to disrupt the Confederate supply line by destroying sections of the Virginia and Tennessee . . . Map (db m54678) HM
6North Carolina (Yadkin County), Jonesville — Jonesville — The Silver-Dollar Bell — Stoneman's Raid —
(Preface): On March 24, 1865, Union Gen. George Stoneman led 6,000 cavalrymen from Tennessee into southwestern Virginia and western North Carolina to disrupt the Confederate supply line by destroying sections of the Virginia and Tennessee . . . Map (db m56801) HM
7North Carolina (Yadkin County), Richmond Hill — Richmond Hill — "Though the Heavens Fall"
Richmond Hill was the home of North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Richmond Mumford Pearson (1805-1878) and his family. Pearson conducted a law school from 1848 to 1878 in a small building located west of this house. Students lived in log . . . Map (db m54600) HM
8North Carolina (Yadkin County), Richmond Hill — Richmond Hill — Estate and Law School of Richmond M. Pearson
Richmond Hill Estate and Law School of Richmond M. Pearson Chief Justive of the N.C. Supreme Court, Teacher, Champion of Freedom and the Rule of Law The Man Richmond M. Pearson moved to Yadkin from Davie County, . . . Map (db m54614) HM
9North Carolina (Yadkin County), Richmond Hill — M-12 — Richmond Pearson — 1805-1878
Chief Justice of State Supreme Court, 1859-78. Conducted law school at Richmond Hill, his home, located 5 mi. NW.Map (db m54569) HM
10North Carolina (Yadkin County), Yadkinville — 1 — Bond School House
[Front:] Built about 1835, 150 yards south. Named for John Bond, arecorded minister at Deep Creek Friends Meeting. On February 12, 1863, the Yadkin County Militia [Back:] tried to arrest about 16 men who resisted conscription . . . Map (db m54630) HM
11North Carolina (Yadkin County), Yadkinville — Bond Schoolhouse — Shootout in the Snow
On February 12, 1863, a cold, snowy day, an odd fellowship of sixteen men huddled in the little schoolhouse that stood behind Deep Creek Friends Meetinghouse. Several, including brothers Jesse and William Dobbins (the latter a fugitive from jail), . . . Map (db m54672) HM
12North Carolina (Yadkin County), Yadkinville — 2 — Deep Creek Friends Meeting
[Front:] Was established by the North Carolina Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends on March 13, 1793. It was the first Monthly Meeting in this area. [Back:] Meetings were held as early as 1783. Deep Creek . . . Map (db m54628) HM
13North Carolina (Yadkin County), Yadkinville — Second Yadkin County Jail — c. 1892
Second Yadkin County Jail c. 1892 Has Been Placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United Stated Department of the InteriorMap (db m55907) HM
14North Carolina (Yadkin County), Yadkinville — Yadkinville — Conflicting Loyalties
Secession and war divided Yadkin County residents as well as other western North Carolians, and the neighbor and families quickly came to blows. Confederate conscription acts fostered resistance, the mountains sheltered deserters from both sides, . . . Map (db m54673) HM
 
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