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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Granville County, North Carolina

 
Clickable Map of Granville 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 Granville County, NC (33) Durham County, NC (91) Franklin County, NC (11) Person County, NC (27) Vance County, NC (18) Wake County, NC (252) Halifax County, VA (40) Mecklenburg County, VA (40)  GranvilleCounty(33) Granville County (33)  DurhamCounty(91) Durham County (91)  FranklinCounty(11) Franklin County (11)  PersonCounty(27) Person County (27)  VanceCounty(18) Vance County (18)  WakeCounty(252) Wake County (252)  HalifaxCountyVirginia(40) Halifax County (40)  MecklenburgCounty(40) Mecklenburg County (40)
Oxford is the county seat for Granville County
Adjacent to Granville County, North Carolina
      Durham County (91)  
      Franklin County (11)  
      Person County (27)  
      Vance County (18)  
      Wake County (252)  
      Halifax County, Virginia (40)  
      Mecklenburg County, Virginia (40)  
 
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1 North Carolina, Granville County, Bullock — G-86 — Henry Pattillo1726-1801
Presbyterian minister, legislator, author of textbooks. Served many churches in Virginia & North Carolina. Home & school ¼ mile West.Map (db m219636) HM
2 North Carolina, Granville County, Bullock — G-31 — Trading Path
Colonial trading route, dating from 17th century, from Petersburg, Virginia, to Catawba and Waxhaw Indians in Carolina, passed nearby.Map (db m222542) HM
3 North Carolina, Granville County, Bullock — G-139 — Tungsten Queen
Tungsten ore, widely used in home & industry, was mined nearby, 1942-1971. At peak, was the largest producing mine in U.S.Map (db m233007) HM
4 North Carolina, Granville County, Butner — G-105 — Camp Butner
World war II infantry training camp; housed Axis prisoners of war. Named for N.C. native, Gen. Henry W. Butner.Map (db m222543) HM
5 North Carolina, Granville County, Oxford — 213 College Street
This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m181047) HM
6 North Carolina, Granville County, Oxford — A.N. Jones House419 College Street
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior A.N. Jones House c. 1857Map (db m181054) HM
7 North Carolina, Granville County, Oxford — G-83 — Central Orphanage of North Carolina
Founded 1883. Pioneer Negro child-caring institution, serving on state-wide basis.Map (db m219623) HM
8 North Carolina, Granville County, Oxford — Col. Roger O. Gregory House
Col. Roger O. Gregory House c. 1880 has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m181053) HM
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9 North Carolina, Granville County, Oxford — College Hill Historic District
National Register of Historic Places U.S. Department of the Interior City of OxfordMap (db m181057) HM
10 North Carolina, Granville County, Oxford — Erwin-Baird House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Erwin-Baird House 1902 - 1908Map (db m181044) HM
11 North Carolina, Granville County, Oxford — Granville County Courthouse
Granville County Courthouse built 1838 has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m181041) HM
12 North Carolina, Granville County, Oxford — Granville County Veterans Memorial
In honor of those who served in our Armed ForcesMap (db m181020) WM
13 North Carolina, Granville County, Oxford — G-73 — Harris Meeting House
Founded by Methodists prior to 1778. It was the mother church in this area. Disbanded in 1828. Stood 1 mi. N.Map (db m219624) HM
14 North Carolina, Granville County, Oxford — G-94 — Henry P. Cheatham1857-1935
Born into slavery. U.S. Congressman, 1889–1893. Superintendent of Colored Orphanage of N.C., 1907–1935. Grave 8/10 mi. N.E.Map (db m219633) HM
15 North Carolina, Granville County, Oxford — G-27 — Horner Military School Reported permanently removed
Established here by James H. Horner, 1851. Continued by his sons. Moved to Charlotte 1914.Map (db m842) HM
16 North Carolina, Granville County, Oxford — G-27 — Horner School
Academy for boys est. 1851 by James Horner, here. Was later military school. After 1914 fire it moved to Charlotte.Map (db m219634) HM
17 North Carolina, Granville County, Oxford — Hunt-Badsher House309 College Street — Oxford Historic District —
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Hunt-Bradsher House c. 1885Map (db m181052) HM
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18 North Carolina, Granville County, Oxford — G-137 — James E. Webb1906 - 1992
Led NASA, 1961 to 1968, during Mercury, Gemini, and early Apollo. He est. Johnson, Kennedy space centers. Lived 1 blk. W.Map (db m181049) HM
19 North Carolina, Granville County, Oxford — John H. Mills
In Memoriam John H. Mills First Supt. Oxford Orphanage 1872 - 1884Map (db m181055) HM
20 North Carolina, Granville County, Oxford — John Penn
North Carolina signer Declaration of Independence. Born Caroline County, Virginia 1741. Died Granville County, North Carolina 1787.Map (db m181038) HM
21 North Carolina, Granville County, Oxford — Katherine Blount Skinner Lassiter1826–1903
In loving memory of Katherine Blount Skinner Lassiter (1826–1903) and of those who in this home lived under her Christian influence and in the shadow of old Saint Stephen’s Church during the days of the War Between the States, this house is . . . Map (db m222545) HM
22 North Carolina, Granville County, Oxford — G-119 — Mary Potter Academy
Founded by G.C. Shaw 1889 to educate African Americans. Named for a Presbyterian benefactor. Later a public school. Operated one block east.Map (db m219637) HM
23 North Carolina, Granville County, Oxford — G-56 — Nat’l Rochester1752-1831
Officer in Revolution. Member, N.C. Provincial Congress & legislature. Founded Rochester, N.Y., 1811. Home was nearby.Map (db m219638) HM
24 North Carolina, Granville County, Oxford — Oxford Baptist Church
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the Untied States Department of the Interior Oxford Baptist Church 1928Map (db m181042) HM
25 North Carolina, Granville County, Oxford — Oxford City Hall
Erected in 1921 as the Oxford High School and later named the D.N. Hix School, this Building was renovated in 1991-1992 by the City of Oxford. The original City Hall at 120 Williamsboro Street was erected in 1908 and renovated in 1961. By agreement . . . Map (db m181021) HM
26 North Carolina, Granville County, Oxford — G-45 — Oxford Female College
Opened 1851 by Baptists, operated by individuals after 1857. Franklin P. Hobgood, president, 1880–1924. School closed 1925. Campus was 2 blocks S.Map (db m219630) HM
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27 North Carolina, Granville County, Oxford — G-7 — Oxford Orphanage
Opened by Masons, 1873, with John H. Mills first head, in plant of St. Johns College, which they had operated 1858–1861.Map (db m219632) HM
28 North Carolina, Granville County, Oxford — Salem United Methodist Church
Salem United Methodist Church built in 1860 has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m219622) HM
29 North Carolina, Granville County, Oxford — Samuel Benton
Founder of Oxford Held many public offices. Legislator 1760-68 Sheriff of Granville County 1764 Home stood 2 blocks north. Map (db m181037) HM
30 North Carolina, Granville County, Oxford — Taylor-McClanahan-Smith House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Taylor-McClanahan-Smith House c. 1825Map (db m181043) HM
31 North Carolina, Granville County, Oxford — G-17 — Thomas Person
Leader of popular movements: Regulation, Revolution, and Antifederalism. His home in Goshen stood five miles north.Map (db m219639) HM
32 North Carolina, Granville County, Oxford — Webb-Adams House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Webb-Adams House 1880'sMap (db m181059) HM
33 North Carolina, Granville County, Stovall — G-1 — John Penn—1740–1788—
One of North Carolina’s three signers of the Declaration of Independence. His home stood three miles northeast.Map (db m219635) HM
 
 
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May. 18, 2024