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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Richmond County, North Carolina

 
Clickable Map of Richmond 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 Richmond County, NC (22) Anson County, NC (13) Hoke County, NC (6) Montgomery County, NC (16) Moore County, NC (16) Scotland County, NC (29) Stanly County, NC (6) Chesterfield County, SC (19) Marlboro County, SC (39)  RichmondCounty(22) Richmond County (22)  AnsonCounty(13) Anson County (13)  HokeCounty(6) Hoke County (6)  MontgomeryCounty(16) Montgomery County (16)  MooreCounty(16) Moore County (16)  ScotlandCounty(29) Scotland County (29)  StanlyCounty(6) Stanly County (6)  ChesterfieldCountySouth Carolina(19) Chesterfield County (19)  MarlboroCounty(39) Marlboro County (39)
Rockingham is the county seat for Richmond County
Adjacent to Richmond County, North Carolina
      Anson County (13)  
      Hoke County (6)  
      Montgomery County (16)  
      Moore County (16)  
      Scotland County (29)  
      Stanly County (6)  
      Chesterfield County, South Carolina (19)  
      Marlboro County, South Carolina (39)  
 
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1North Carolina, Richmond County, Cordova — K-23 — North Carolina / South Carolina
On U.S. 1, 0.7 miles south of Everetts Mill Road, on the right when traveling north.
North Carolina. Colonized, 1585-87, by first English settlers in America; permanently settled c.1650; first to vote readiness for independence, Apr. 12, 1776. South Carolina. Formed in 1712 from part of Carolina, which was chartered . . . Map (db m114030) HM
2North Carolina, Richmond County, Cordova — K-13 — Sherman's March
On U.S. 1, 0.6 miles south of Everetts Mill Road, on the right when traveling north.
As Sherman’s army moved north from Georgia on its path of destruction, one part entered North Carolina near here, March 4-7, 1865.Map (db m114035) HM
3North Carolina, Richmond County, Ellerbee — Bostick School
On Clayton Carriker Road at Godfrey Road, on the right when traveling north on Clayton Carriker Road.
Established prior to 1848 as a one-room school serving grades 1-7. The present building used 1880-1922, was restored 1992-1998. National Register of Historic Places 2005 Richmond County Historical Society 2019Map (db m181299) HM
4North Carolina, Richmond County, Hamlet — K-46 — Hamlet Station
On West Hamlet Avenue (U.S. 74) at Wilmington Street, on the right when traveling east on West Hamlet Avenue.
Built in 1900 to serve Seaboard Air Line Railroad. Depot was major stop for passengers on east-west & north-south rail lines. About 2 blocks east.Map (db m31373) HM
5North Carolina, Richmond County, Hamlet — K-31 — John Coltrane1926-1967
On Spring Street (U.S. 74) at Bridges Street, on the left when traveling west on Spring Street.
Jazz saxophonist and composer; influential stylist. Work spanned bebop to avant garde. Born one block S.W.Map (db m31359) HM
6North Carolina, Richmond County, Hoffman — K-37 — Cameron Morrison School
On U.S. 1 south of Bowen Street, on the right when traveling south.
State home and school for boys, opened 1925. Gives academic, vocational, and agricultural training. Three miles W.Map (db m125092) HM
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7North Carolina, Richmond County, Rockingham — K-48 — Alfred Dockery1797-1875
On East Franklin Street at South Hancock Street (U.S. 1), on the right when traveling north on East Franklin Street.
U.S. Congressman; state legislator for 10 years. A founder of the state Republican party, 1867. Home is 6 mi. northwest.Map (db m31412) HM
8North Carolina, Richmond County, Rockingham — K-50 — Cameron Morrison1869-1953
On East Franklin Street at South Hancock Street (U.S. 1), on the right when traveling north on East Franklin Street.
Governor, 1921-1925; State legislator; U.S. Senator & Congressman; mayor of Rockingham. Birthplace was 6 mi. S.Map (db m31437) HM
9North Carolina, Richmond County, Rockingham — K-42 — Cartledge Creek Baptist Church
On Broad Avenue (Business U.S. 74) at Cartledge Creek (North Carolina Highway 1005), on the right when traveling west on Broad Avenue.
Originally Dockery's Meeting House, about 1774. Baptist State Convention, 1833, voted here to found Wake Forest Institute. About 4 miles NorthMap (db m31517) HM
10North Carolina, Richmond County, Rockingham — Confederate Soldiers Memorial1861-1865
On Lee Street (State Highway 1184) at Washington Street, on the right when traveling north on Lee Street.
Erected in 1930, by the Pee Dee Guards Chapter, of the United Daughters of the Confederacy of Richmond County, in Loving Memory of Our Confederate Soldiers.Map (db m56490) HM
11North Carolina, Richmond County, Rockingham — Harrington Square
On Lee Street at Washington Street, on the right on Lee Street.
In Honor Of Gen. Henry William Harrington Born London, England - 1747 Died Richmond County - 1809 Revolutionary Patriot and a Founder of Richmond County and RockinghamMap (db m56491) HM
12North Carolina, Richmond County, Rockingham — K-28 — Henry William Harrington
On East Franklin Street at South Hancock Street (U.S. 1), on the right when traveling north on East Franklin Street.
Brigadier general of militia, 1776-81, State senator, a commissioner to locate State capital. Grave is five miles S.Map (db m31383) HM
13North Carolina, Richmond County, Rockingham — K-28 — Henry William Harrington
On U.S. 1 at Osborne Road (North Carolina Highway 1104), on the left when traveling south on U.S. 1.
Brigadier general of militia, 1776-81, State senator, a commissioner to locate State capital. Grave is one mile N.W.Map (db m31513) HM
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14North Carolina, Richmond County, Rockingham — K-53 — N.C. Farmers' Alliance
On U.S. 220 at West Green Street (North Carolina Highway 1511), on the right when traveling south on U.S. 220.
Organized by statewide convention of delegates in Rockingham, Oct. 4, 1887. Leonidas L. Polk elected first secretary.Map (db m31518) HM
15North Carolina, Richmond County, Rockingham — K-58 — Pee Dee Meeting
On U.S. 1 at Rosalyn Road (North Carolina Highway 1108), on the right when traveling south on U.S. 1.
Quaker meeting organized, 1755. Westward migration led to decline by the 1840s. Cemetery located 1˝ mi. west.Map (db m31511) HM
16North Carolina, Richmond County, Rockingham — Richmond County Iraq & Afghanistan War Memorial
On Caroline Street, on the right when traveling south.
In memory of the men and women from Richmond County who lost their lives in the following wars and conflicts Iraq Afghanistan Map (db m56515) WM
17North Carolina, Richmond County, Rockingham — Richmond County Korean War Memorial
On Caroline Street, on the left when traveling south.
In Memory of the men and women from Richmond County who lost their lives in the Korean War God Bless You All Gave Some Some Gave AllMap (db m56513) WM
18North Carolina, Richmond County, Rockingham — Richmond County Veterans Memorial
On Caroline Swtreet, on the right when traveling south.
Dedicated to those who served to preserve the freedom that we share as citizens of the United Stated of America Thank you men & women of U.S. Army U.S. Air Force U.S. Coast Guard U.S. Marine Corps U.S. Navy In Honor of Those Who . . . Map (db m56511) HM
19North Carolina, Richmond County, Rockingham — Richmond County Vietnam War Memorial
Richmond County Men & Women Who Lost Their Lives in the Vietnam War Donald Lincoln Covington PFC Army 7-8-69 Benjamin Tally Dawkins SGT Army 9-6-68 Jimmie Louis Ellerbe PFC 4-5-67 Lonnie Ellerbe Jr. LCPL MC 8-13-68 Thomas Lee . . . Map (db m56728) HM
20North Carolina, Richmond County, Rockingham — Richmond County War Memorial
On Caroline Street, on the right.
In memory of the men and women from Richmond County who lost their lives in the following wars and conflicts World War I Laos Dominican Republic Cambodia Lebanon Panama Grenada Desert Storm Haiti(?) Bosnia Enduring Freedom . . . Map (db m56522) HM
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21North Carolina, Richmond County, Rockingham — K-12 — Sherman's March
On Fayetteville Road (U.S. 1) at Richmond Road (North Carolina Highway 1423), on the left when traveling east on Fayetteville Road.
Kilpatrick's Cavalry, a part of Sherman's Army, marching from Savannah to Goldsboro, passed through Rockingham on March 7-8, 1865.Map (db m31515) HM
22North Carolina, Richmond County, Rockingham — World War II Memorial
On Caroline Street, on the right when traveling south.
In loving memory of all the men and women who gave their lives in World War II. You will always be remembered. God Bless You.Map (db m56514) HM
 
 
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Jan. 28, 2023