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Historical Markers in Pender County, North Carolina

 
Clickable Map of Pender 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 Pender County, NC (18) Bladen County, NC (13) Brunswick County, NC (62) Columbus County, NC (4) Duplin County, NC (9) New Hanover County, NC (102) Onslow County, NC (20) Sampson County, NC (8)  PenderCounty(18) Pender County (18)  BladenCounty(13) Bladen County (13)  BrunswickCounty(62) Brunswick County (62)  ColumbusCounty(4) Columbus County (4)  DuplinCounty(9) Duplin County (9)  NewHanoverCounty(102) New Hanover County (102)  OnslowCounty(20) Onslow County (20)  SampsonCounty(8) Sampson County (8)
Burgaw is the county seat for Pender County
Adjacent to Pender County, North Carolina
      Bladen County (13)  
      Brunswick County (62)  
      Columbus County (4)  
      Duplin County (9)  
      New Hanover County (102)  
      Onslow County (20)  
      Sampson County (8)  
 
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1North Carolina, Pender County, Ashton — D-7 — Samuel Ashe1725–1813
On U.S. 117 at Old River Road (Local Route 1411-3), on the right when traveling north on U.S. 117.
Governor, 1795–1798; one of the first three state judges; president, Council of Safety, 1776. His grave is 3 miles east.Map (db m29946) HM
2North Carolina, Pender County, Ashton — D-58 — William S. Ashe
On U.S. 117 at Old River Road (Route 1411-3), on the right when traveling north on U.S. 117.
Railroad president, congressman, state senator. In charge rof Confederate railroad transportation, 1861–62. Home stands 1 mile west.Map (db m29947) HM
3North Carolina, Pender County, Burgaw — Burgaw StationAntebellum Railroad Station — Confederate Lifeline —
On South Dickerson Street (County Route 1412) at West Wilmington Street (North Carolina Highway 53), on the right when traveling south on South Dickerson Street.
Burgaw Station, a stop on the Wilmington and Weldon Railroad, was located on the rail line known as the “Lifeline of the Confederacy,” Gen. Robert E. Lee’s main supply route for his Army of Northern Virginia by 1864. This rail line transported . . . Map (db m191883) HM
4North Carolina, Pender County, Burgaw — D-32 — George Burringtonca. 1682–1759
On U.S. 117 just south of Business U.S. 117, on the right when traveling north.
Colonial governor; 1724–1725, 1731–1734; opened lower Cape Fear region to settlement. His home was ¾ miles east.Map (db m30202) HM
5North Carolina, Pender County, Burgaw — D-13 — Hinton James
On U.S. 117 south of Murray Town Road, on the right when traveling north.
First student to enter the University of North Carolina, 1795. Civil engineer, state legislator. Grave 300 yards east.Map (db m30282) HM
6North Carolina, Pender County, Burgaw — Our Heroes — 1861 – 1865 —
On South Wright Street just north of Freemont Street, on the right when traveling north.
In honor of the Confederate Soldiers of Pender County. Major General William Dorsey Pender, Feb 6, 1834 – July 18, 1863. Let future generations remember that these were men whom death could not terrify, whom defeat could not dishonor. . . . Map (db m30273) HM
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7North Carolina, Pender County, Burgaw — D-18 — S. S. Satchwell
On South Walker Street (Business U.S. 117) just south of East Freemont Street, on the right when traveling north.
A founder of State Medical Society, 1849, head of Confederate Hospital at Wilson, first president of the State Board of Health, 1879. Home stood here.Map (db m30271) HM
8North Carolina, Pender County, Burgaw — D-33 — Stag Park
On U.S. 117 close to Business U.S. 117, on the right when traveling north.
Named by Barbadian explorers, 1663. Home of Gov. George Burrington and Samuel Strudwick, colonial official. The house stood ¾ miles east.Map (db m30203) HM
9North Carolina, Pender County, Burgaw — D-117 — Van Eeden
On U.S. 117 at Murphy Road, on the left when traveling north on U.S. 117.
Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany lived, 1939-46, at agricultural colony founded in 1909 and revived by Alvin Johnson. Two mi. SW.Map (db m134334) HM
10North Carolina, Pender County, Castle Hayne — D-99 — Prisoner Exchange
On U.S. 117 near Browns Ferry Road.
Thousands of Civil War soldiers, including many held in Confederate prison at Salisbury, were exchange here, Feb. 26–Mar 4, 1865.Map (db m29205) HM
11North Carolina, Pender County, Currie — Battle of Moore’s Creek BridgeFebruary 27, 1776
On Borough Road (State Highway 210), on the right when traveling south.
Here stood the bridge of Revolutionary fame where 1000 Patriot’s under Cols Richard Caswell and Alexander Lillington defeated 1600 loyalists led by Captain McLeod. Col James Moore commanded all the Patriots who embodied to oppose the loyalists under . . . Map (db m62491) HM
12North Carolina, Pender County, Currie — Old Wilmington and Fayetteville Stage Road — Moores Creek National Battlefield —
Near Moores Creek Drive west of State Highway 210.
Route taken by British and Tory Army from Cross Creek to joine Lord Cornwallis and Clinton at Wilmington. They were defeated in the battle of the place. 350 were captured as prisoners of war Feb. 27, 1776.Map (db m203760) HM
13North Carolina, Pender County, Hampstead — D-100 — Topsail Battery
On U.S. 17 south of Washington Acres Road (County Route 1582), on the left when traveling south.
Confederate breastworks were constructed in this vicinity in 1862 to protect Wilmington from an attack from the north and for coastal defense.Map (db m77116) HM
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14North Carolina, Pender County, Rocky Point — D-10 — Alexander Lillington
On U.S. 117 at North Carolina Highway 210, on the right when traveling north on U.S. 117.
Revolutionary leader; Whig colonel in the Battle of Moores Creek Bridge, 1776. His grave is 9 miles northeast.Map (db m29231) HM
15North Carolina, Pender County, Rocky Point — D-46 — Edward Moseley
On U.S. 117 south of Double Eagle Road, on the right when traveling north.
Acting governor, 1724, president of the Council, speaker of the Assembly, leader of popular party. His home, “Moseley Hall,” was two miles east.Map (db m29842) HM
16North Carolina, Pender County, Rocky Point — D-65 — General John Ashe
On U.S. 117 north of Simpson Lane, on the right when traveling north.
Stamp Act patriot; Speaker of the House. Colonel under Tryon in “War of Regulation.” Revolutionary General. Home stood 2 mi. east.Map (db m29234) HM
17North Carolina, Pender County, Wallace — D-34 — Welsh Tract
On U.S. 117 south of Exit 390 (Interstate 40), on the right when traveling north.
About 1730 a group of Welsh from the colony of Pennsylvania settled in this area, between the Northeast and Cape Fear rivers.Map (db m156976) HM
18North Carolina, Pender County, Willard — D-106 — Timothy Bloodworth1736-1814
On U.S. 117 just south of Interstate 40, on the left when traveling south.
U.S. Senator, 1795–1801; member, U.S. House, in First Congress, 1790–91. Opposed ratification of U.S. Constitution, 1788, 1789. Lived near here.Map (db m28613) HM
 
 
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Feb. 5, 2023