“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Stanly County, North Carolina

Clickable Map of Stanly County, North Carolina and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Stanly County, NC (6) Anson County, NC (13) Cabarrus County, NC (46) Davidson County, NC (25) Montgomery County, NC (16) Richmond County, NC (22) Rowan County, NC (71) Union County, NC (25)  StanlyCounty(6) Stanly County (6)  AnsonCounty(13) Anson County (13)  CabarrusCounty(46) Cabarrus County (46)  DavidsonCounty(25) Davidson County (25)  MontgomeryCounty(16) Montgomery County (16)  RichmondCounty(22) Richmond County (22)  RowanCounty(71) Rowan County (71)  UnionCounty(25) Union County (25)
Albemarle is the county seat for Stanly County
Adjacent to Stanly County, North Carolina
      Anson County (13)  
      Cabarrus County (46)  
      Davidson County (25)  
      Montgomery County (16)  
      Richmond County (22)  
      Rowan County (71)  
      Union County (25)  
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1North Carolina, Stanly County, Badin — L-97 — Hardaway Site
On State Highway 740, 0.5 miles north of Falls Road (County Road 1719), on the right when traveling north.
Archaeological site key to understanding earliest native population. Its occupation dates to ca. 10,000 B.C. One mi. N.E.Map (db m175742) HM
2North Carolina, Stanly County, Badin — L-95 — L'Aluminium Français
On State Highway 740, 0.1 miles north of Falls Road (County Road 1719), on the right when traveling north.
French company in 1913 began Narrows Dam and town named for Adrien Badin, president Southern Aluminum, a subsidiary. Office stood ½ mi. N.W.Map (db m175740) HM
3North Carolina, Stanly County, Badin — The Town of Badin
On State Highway 740, 0.2 miles north of Falls Road (County Road 1719), on the right when traveling north.
The Town of Badin and the Narrows Dam on the Yadkin River were important in the history of hydroelectric engineering, industry, and community planning in North Carolina.
The River Yadkin is reduced about twenty-five . . . Map (db m175741) HM
4North Carolina, Stanly County, Norwood — L-51 — Fight at Colson's
On U.S. 52 at Riverview Road (County Route 1934), on the right when traveling north on U.S. 52.
Colonel William Lee Davidson's Whig militia defeated Colonel Samuel Bryan's Tories, in July 1780, a few miles S.E.Map (db m77368) HM
5North Carolina, Stanly County, Norwood — L-83 — Randall's United Methodist Church
On Indian Mound Road (County Road 1740) at Randalls Church Road, on the right when traveling north on Indian Mound Road.
First services held ca. 1785 by Jesse Lee & Bishop Asbury in home of John Randle. Fifth building, 1974. ¾ mile East.Map (db m175739) HM
6North Carolina, Stanly County, Richfield — L-98 — Barringer Mine
On West Church Street (U.S. 52) at State Highway 49, on the right when traveling west on West Church Street.
Gold discovery in 1825 by Mathias Barringer launched the state's subsurface gold mining industry. Site 2 mi. W.Map (db m175744) HM
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Jan. 27, 2023