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Historical Markers in Lee County, North Carolina
Sanford is the county seat for Lee County
Adjacent to Lee County, North Carolina
Chatham County (22) ► Harnett County (32) ► Moore County (16) ►
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|Town in Lee County, settled in 1870, incorporated in 1907. Named for a broad level opening in the vast pine forest which covered the area. — — Map (db m219812) HM|
|Justice of State Supreme Court, 1938-1950; state legislator and attorney general. Home is here. — — Map (db m222023) HM|
|Presbyterian. Founded in 1797 by Scottish Highlanders. Present building, the fourth, erected 1880, stands on original site. — — Map (db m219814) HM|
|Educator and first president of what is now UNC-Greensboro, 1891 – 1906. Boyhood home is 200 yds. W. — — Map (db m219815) HM|
Operated at intervals, 1856-1929. Aided the Confederate war effort. Site of explosions, 1895 & 1900. Shaft 2mi. N. — — Map (db m214359) HM|
Large smelting furnace provided iron, 1862-65, to Confederacy. Reopened 1870 & ceased to operate 1896. Remains 1˝ mi. NE. — — Map (db m214358) HM|
May. 27, 2023