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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Cabarrus County, North Carolina

 
Clickable Map of Cabarrus 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 Cabarrus County, NC (46) Iredell County, NC (26) Mecklenburg County, NC (143) Rowan County, NC (71) Stanly County, NC (6) Union County, NC (25)  CabarrusCounty(46) Cabarrus County (46)  IredellCounty(26) Iredell County (26)  MecklenburgCounty(143) Mecklenburg County (143)  RowanCounty(71) Rowan County (71)  StanlyCounty(6) Stanly County (6)  UnionCounty(25) Union County (25)
Concord is the county seat for Cabarrus County
Adjacent to Cabarrus County, North Carolina
      Iredell County (26)  
      Mecklenburg County (143)  
      Rowan County (71)  
      Stanly County (6)  
      Union County (25)  
 
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1North Carolina, Cabarrus County, Concord — Adolph Nussmann Monument
On St Johns Church Road at Mt Olive Road, on the right when traveling north on St Johns Church Road.
side 1 Adolph Nussmann 1739-1794 Pioneer minister and founder of the Lutheran Church in North Carolina side 2 Born in German; educated in the University of Gottingen; called through commissioners Christopher . . . Map (db m77377) HM
2North Carolina, Cabarrus County, Concord — L-102 — Barber-Scotia College
On Cabarrus Avenue W (State Highway 1002) east of Crowell Drive SW.
Presbyterian. Est. 1867 by Luke Dorland to educate Negro women, Scotia Seminary merged in 1930 with Barber Memorial Institute. Coed since 1954.Map (db m43383) HM
3North Carolina, Cabarrus County, Concord — Cabarrus Black Boys Fountain
On Means Avenue Southeast just east of Union Street South.
In Memoriam The Cabarrus Black Boys who destroyed the British ammunition May 17,1771 in defense of American LibertyMap (db m80711) HM
4North Carolina, Cabarrus County, Concord — Cabarrus County Courthouse
On Union Street South just south of Means Avenue Southeast, on the right when traveling north.
Cabarrus County Courthouse Circa 1876 National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m175746) HM
5North Carolina, Cabarrus County, Concord — L-96 — Charles A. Cannon1892-1971
On Concord Parkway North (U.S. 29) at Church Street North, on the right when traveling north on Concord Parkway North.
Cannon Mills president, 1921-1962; advanced the marketing of textiles. Civic leader and health care benefactor. Grave is one mile south.Map (db m42696) HM
6North Carolina, Cabarrus County, Concord — Charlotte Motor Speedway
Near Concord Parkway South.
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
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7North Carolina, Cabarrus County, Concord — 7 — City Hall / Street Car
On Union Street South just south of Means Avenue Southeast, on the right when traveling south.
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
8North Carolina, Cabarrus County, Concord — Commercial Building
On Union Street South just south of Cabarrus Avenue West (County Road 1002), on the right when traveling south.
Commercial Building Circa 1885 National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m175766) HM
9North Carolina, Cabarrus County, Concord — Commerical Building
On Union Street South just north of Means Avenue Southeast, on the left when traveling north.
Commerical Building Circa 1925 National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m175755) HM
10North Carolina, Cabarrus County, Concord — 8 — Community Center / Canteen
On Union Street South just north of Means Avenue Southeast, on the right when traveling south.
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
11North Carolina, Cabarrus County, Concord — Concord National Bank
On Union Street North just north of Cabarrus Avenue East (County Road 1002), on the right when traveling north.
Concord National Bank 1926 National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m175771) HM
12North Carolina, Cabarrus County, Concord — 3 — Concord Railroad Depot
On Union Street North just north of Means Avenue Southeast, on the right when traveling south.
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
13North Carolina, Cabarrus County, Concord — Concord, NC"Harmony and Friendship"
On Union Street S just south of Cabarrus Avenue West (County Road 1002), on the right when traveling south.
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
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14North Carolina, Cabarrus County, Concord — Corl Building
On Union Street North just north of Cabarrus Avenue West (County Road 1002), on the left when traveling north.
Corl Building 1921 National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m175774) HM
15North Carolina, Cabarrus County, Concord — 2 — First Cabarrus Courthouse
On Union Street S just north of Means Avenue Southeast, on the right when traveling south.
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
16North Carolina, Cabarrus County, Concord — G.W. Patterson Grocery
On Union Street South, 0.1 miles south of Cabarrus Avenue West (County Road 1002), on the right when traveling south.
G.W. Patterson Grocery Circa 1890 National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m175764) HM
17North Carolina, Cabarrus County, Concord — General Merchandise Store
On Union Street South just south of Cabarrus Avenue West (County Road 1002), on the right when traveling south.
General Merchandise Store Circa 1885 National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m175768) HM
18North Carolina, Cabarrus County, Concord — Harness and Carriage House
On Union Street South at Barbrick Avenue Southwest, on the left when traveling north on Union Street South.
Harness and Carriage House Circa 1892 National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m175751) HM
19North Carolina, Cabarrus County, Concord — Horton Building Commerce and Merchants Building
On Union Street North north of Cabarrus Avenue West (County Road 1002), on the left when traveling north.
Horton Building Commerce and Merchants Building 1952 National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m175773) HM
20North Carolina, Cabarrus County, Concord — Hotel Concord
On Union Street North just north of Cabarrus Avenue East (County Road 1002), on the right when traveling north.
Hotel Concord 1926 National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m175772) HM
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21North Carolina, Cabarrus County, Concord — In Memoriam1861 - 1865 — [Confederate Memorial] —
On Union Street South at Means Avenue Southeast, on the right when traveling north on Union Street South.
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
22North Carolina, Cabarrus County, Concord — L-52 — James P. Cook
On Union Street S at Corban Street SE (U.S. 601) on Union Street S. Reported permanently removed.
Leader in founding of the Stonewall Jackson Training School, state senator, editor Concord “Standard” (1888-96) and “Uplift.” Home ½ block W.Map (db m43378) HM
23North Carolina, Cabarrus County, Concord — L-52 — James P. Cook1863 - 1928
On Union Street South at Corban Avenue Southeast, on the right when traveling north on Union Street South.
Led founding, Stonewall Jackson Training School; state senator; est. The Daily Standard in 1890. Home was 1 block W.Map (db m175748) HM
24North Carolina, Cabarrus County, Concord — L-4 — Jefferson Davis
On Union Street North, 0.1 miles north of Cabarrus Avenue, on the left when traveling north.
President, Confederate States of America, spent the night of April 18, 1865 in house which stood here.Map (db m66857) HM
25North Carolina, Cabarrus County, Concord — Jefferson Davis Camp
On Earl Street just north of Church Street, on the right when traveling north.
. . . Map (db m39854) HM
26North Carolina, Cabarrus County, Concord — Morris House Hotel
On Union Street South just north of Corban Avenue Southwest, on the left when traveling north.
Morris House Hotel Circa 1885 National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m175750) HM
27North Carolina, Cabarrus County, Concord — 6 — Odell, Coleman, and Gibson Mills
On Union Street South just north of Means Avenue Southeast, on the right when traveling south.
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
28North Carolina, Cabarrus County, Concord — P.M. Morris Building
On Union Street South just north of Means Avenue Southeast, on the left when traveling north.
. . . Map (db m175753) HM
29North Carolina, Cabarrus County, Concord — Pythian Building
On Union Street South, 0.1 miles south of Cabarrus Avenue West (County Road 1002), on the right when traveling south.
Pythian Building Circa 1903 National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m175765) HM
30North Carolina, Cabarrus County, Concord — L-84 — Red Hill
On Concord Parkway N (Bypass U.S. 29) at McGill Avenue NW, on the right when traveling north on Concord Parkway N.
Home and tavern of John & Martin Pheifer. Gov. Wm. Tryon and President George Washington among guests. Stood 1½ mi. W.Map (db m42865) HM
31North Carolina, Cabarrus County, Concord — 1 — Red Hill Tavern
On Union Street South just north of Means Avenue Southeast, on the right when traveling south.
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
32North Carolina, Cabarrus County, Concord — 5 — Scotia Seminary
On Union Street South just north of Means Avenue Southeast, on the right when traveling south.
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
33North Carolina, Cabarrus County, Concord — St. James Lutheran Church
On Union Street South just north of Means Avenue Southeast, on the right when traveling south.
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
34North Carolina, Cabarrus County, Concord — L-72 — St. John's Church
On State Highway 73 at St Johns Church Road, on the right when traveling west on State Highway 73.
Lutheran. Began ca. 1745 as Dutch Buffalo Creek Church. Adolph Nussman was first regular pastor, 1773. Building erected 1845. 300 yards north.Map (db m77369) HM
35North Carolina, Cabarrus County, Concord — St. John's Lutheran ChurchCommunity Sacrifice
On St Johns Church Road at Mt Olive Road (County Route 2416), on the right when traveling north on St Johns Church Road.
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
36North Carolina, Cabarrus County, Concord — L-49 — Stonewall Jackson Training School
On Old Charlotte Road SW (State Highway 1157) at State Highway 49, on the right when traveling south on Old Charlotte Road SW.
State juvenile facility. Est. in 1909 to provide boys with educational and vocational training. Campus is 200 yds. W.Map (db m43372) HM
37North Carolina, Cabarrus County, Concord — Town Hall
On Union Street South at Means Avenue Southeast, on the left when traveling north on Union Street South.
Town Hall Circa 1885 National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m175752) HM
38North Carolina, Cabarrus County, Concord — L-33 — Trading Path
On Union Street South at McAllister Avenue Southeast, on the right when traveling north on Union Street South.
Colonial trading route started in 17th century; extended from southern Va. to land of Catawba & Waxhaw Indians in N.C. Passed near this spot.Map (db m175745) HM
39North Carolina, Cabarrus County, Concord — L-50 — W. R. Odell
On Church Street NE (U.S. 601) at Buffalo Street NW, on the right when traveling north on Church Street NE.
Textile manufacturer, State Senator, 1905-07. Friend of education. His home is 1 block W.Map (db m42738) HM
40North Carolina, Cabarrus County, Concord — L-91 — Warren Coleman1849-1904
On Warren C. Coleman Boulevard (Bypass U.S. 601) at Main Street SW, on the right when traveling west on Warren C. Coleman Boulevard.
Founder of the nation's first textile factory owned and operated by blacks, 1897-1904. Mill building is 350 yds. N.Map (db m43382) HM
41North Carolina, Cabarrus County, Harrisburg — L-8 — Nathaniel Alexander
On 4815 NC Highway 49 South (State Highway 49) at Morehead Road (State Highway 1300), on the right on 4815 NC Highway 49 South.
Surgeon in Revolution; Congressman; Governor, 1805-07. Birthplace stands 3 miles north.Map (db m42670) HM
42North Carolina, Cabarrus County, Kannapolis — "The Intimidator"Dale Earnhardt — "Our Best Friend" —
Near South Main Street at Cannon Baller Way.
In our hearts you will be then - now and for eternity our 7-time Winston Cup champion a legend indeed thank you from your fans Your NASCAR family in Vermont and New YorkMap (db m173391) HM
43North Carolina, Cabarrus County, Kannapolis — L-13 — Granville Grant
On North Cannon Boulevard (U.S. 29) 0.1 miles north of Venus Street, on the right when traveling north.
Formed northern half of colony of North Carolina. Southern boundary surveyed to a point near here in the fall of 1746.Map (db m42557) HM
44North Carolina, Cabarrus County, Kannapolis — L-55 — James W. Cannon1852-1921
On South Cannon Boulevard (U.S. 29) at Cloverleaf Plaza, on the right when traveling north on South Cannon Boulevard.
Textile pioneer; founder of Cannon Mills, 1887, and Kannapolis, 1906; leading manufacturer of towels. Grave 2 mi. S.Map (db m42692) HM
45North Carolina, Cabarrus County, Midland — L-7 — Reed Gold Mine
On North Carolina Route 24/27 at Reed Mine Road, on the right when traveling west on State Route 24/27.
Gold discovered there 1799. Many gold mines were later operated in this area. N.C. was the chief gold-mining state to 1849. N. 4 mi.Map (db m40479) HM
46North Carolina, Cabarrus County, Mount Pleasant — L 82 — Bethel United Church of Christ
On State Highway 49 at Lentz Harness Shop Road North (County Highway 2453), on the right when traveling east on State Highway 49.
Began 1745 as Dutch Buffalo Creek Church. German Reformed & Lutheran, 1806-1875. Present structure, 1929, is 2 miles East.Map (db m184641) HM
 
 
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Feb. 3, 2023