“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 Lee County, North Carolina

Clickable Map of Lee 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> Lee County, NC (6) Chatham County, NC (22) Harnett County, NC (32) Moore County, NC (16)  LeeCounty(6) Lee County (6)  ChathamCounty(22) Chatham County (22)  HarnettCounty(32) Harnett County (32)  MooreCounty(16) Moore County (16)
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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1 North Carolina, Lee County, Broadway — Broadway, N.C.
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
2 North Carolina, Lee County, Sanford — H-43 — A.A.F Seawell1864-1950
Justice of State Supreme Court, 1938-1950; state legislator and attorney general. Home is here.Map (db m222023) HM
3 North Carolina, Lee County, Sanford — H-51 — Buffalo Church
Presbyterian. Founded in 1797 by Scottish Highlanders. Present building, the fourth, erected 1880, stands on original site.Map (db m219814) HM
4 North Carolina, Lee County, Sanford — H-19 — Charles D. McIver1860 - 1906
Educator and first president of what is now UNC-Greensboro, 1891 – 1906. Boyhood home is 200 yds. W.Map (db m219815) HM
5 North Carolina, Lee County, Sanford — H-41 — Egypt Coal Mine
Operated at intervals, 1856-1929. Aided the Confederate war effort. Site of explosions, 1895 & 1900. Shaft 2mi. N.Map (db m214359) HM
6 North Carolina, Lee County, Sanford — H-102 — Endor Iron Works
Large smelting furnace provided iron, 1862-65, to Confederacy. Reopened 1870 & ceased to operate 1896. Remains 1˝ mi. NE.Map (db m214358) HM
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May. 27, 2023