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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Union County, North Carolina

 
Clickable Map of Union 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 Union County, NC (28) Anson County, NC (14) Cabarrus County, NC (60) Mecklenburg County, NC (205) Stanly County, NC (6) Chesterfield County, SC (19) Lancaster County, SC (60)  UnionCounty(28) Union County (28)  AnsonCounty(14) Anson County (14)  CabarrusCounty(60) Cabarrus County (60)  MecklenburgCounty(205) Mecklenburg County (205)  StanlyCounty(6) Stanly County (6)  ChesterfieldCountySouth Carolina(19) Chesterfield County (19)  LancasterCounty(60) Lancaster County (60)
Monroe is the county seat for Union County
Adjacent to Union County, North Carolina
      Anson County (14)  
      Cabarrus County (60)  
      Mecklenburg County (205)  
      Stanly County (6)  
      Chesterfield County, South Carolina (19)  
      Lancaster County, South Carolina (60)  
 
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1 North Carolina, Union County, Indian Trail — L-34 — Trading Path
Colonial trading path, dating from the seventeenth century, from Petersburg, Virginia, to the Waxhaw Indians in Carolina, passed nearby.Map (db m237876) HM
2 North Carolina, Union County, Marshville — L-88 — A. R. Newsome1894 - 1951
Educator, author, editor; Sec'y of N.C. Historical Commission, 1926-35. Birthplace 1 block east.Map (db m42555) HM
3 North Carolina, Union County, Monroe — L-67 — Camp Sutton
World War II army camp, trained 13,000 engineers. Named for R.C.A.F. pilot Frank Sutton of Monroe killed December 7, 1941. Camp was here.Map (db m175735) HM
4 North Carolina, Union County, Monroe — L-54 — David F. Houston
Secretary of Agriculture and later of the Treasury under Wilson. College president and author. His birthplace stood 60 yards north.Map (db m42546) HM
5 North Carolina, Union County, Monroe — L-32 — Ferdinand Foch
Commander-in-chief of Allied armies, 1918, made a speech at the Union County Courthouse, on December 9, 1921.Map (db m42541) HM
6 North Carolina, Union County, Monroe — L-90 — John J. Parker1865 - 1958
Chief judge, U.S. Fourth Circuit, 1931-58; alternate member, Nuremberg tribunal 1945-46. He was born one block SE.Map (db m175730) HM
7 North Carolina, Union County, Monroe — L-100 — Lt. Samuel I. Parker1891 - 1975
One of two North Carolinians awarded Medal of Honor for valor in World War I (France, 1918). Born 1 blk. SE.Map (db m175729) HM
8 North Carolina, Union County, Monroe — L-68 — Pleasant Grove Camp Ground
Methodist. Established 1830 and still in use. Noted for unusual "arbor" and "tents." 1¼ mile northwest.Map (db m175727) HM
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9 North Carolina, Union County, Monroe — L-119 — Robert F. Williams1925-1996
Black civil rights leader. Advocate for armed self- defense. He broadcast “Radio Free Dixie,” 1961- 1965, from exile in Cuba. Birthplace was ½ mile S.Map (db m237877) HM
10 North Carolina, Union County, Monroe — Rudge-Welsh House
Rudge-Welsh House ca 1880 listed in National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m175728) HM
11 North Carolina, Union County, Monroe — L-57 — T. Walter Bickett
Governor, 1917-21, first in state nominated by a Democratic primary. N.C. Attorney General, state legislator. Birthplace was 50 ft. north.Map (db m42550) HM
12 North Carolina, Union County, Monroe — 14 — Wade-Ins — NC Civil Rights Trail —
African American youths from Monroe protested in 1957 & 1961 for the right to swim in the segregated public pool located here.Map (db m237886) HM
13 North Carolina, Union County, Monroe — L-6 — Wm. Henry Belk1862-1952
Merchant, philanthropist, and Presbyterian layman. Opened first store, May 29, 1888, two blocks east.Map (db m42514) HM
14 North Carolina, Union County, Monroe — World War II Memorial
Dedicated to the memory of our sons who fought and died in World War IIMap (db m175736) WM
15 North Carolina, Union County, Waxhaw — "Remembrance" by Rubino
"This sculpture is a symbol of freedom, service and sacrifice." It pays tribute to our Veterans who served, are presently serving and will serve in the future and honors those MIA and POW and Fallen Heroes. Dedicated on Veterans Day 2015.Map (db m175722) WM
16 North Carolina, Union County, Waxhaw — 100 East South Main StreetWaxhaw Historic District
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m175715) HM
17 North Carolina, Union County, Waxhaw — 101 West South Main Street
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m175713) HM
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18 North Carolina, Union County, Waxhaw — 106 East South Main Street
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m175714) HM
19 North Carolina, Union County, Waxhaw — 107 West South Main Street
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m175711) HM
20 North Carolina, Union County, Waxhaw — 108 East South Main Street
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m175726) HM
21 North Carolina, Union County, Waxhaw — 112 East South Main Street
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m175725) HM
22 North Carolina, Union County, Waxhaw — L-11 — Andrew Jackson
Seventh president of the United States, was born a few miles southwest of this spot, March 15, 1767.Map (db m175709) HM
23 North Carolina, Union County, Waxhaw — Andrew Jackson Birthplace
Here was born March 15, 1767, Andrew Jackson Seventh president of the United StatesMap (db m80565) HM
24 North Carolina, Union County, Waxhaw — Belk StoreCirca 1894
Home of R.J. Belk Company 1894-1938. PResented in 1970 to the Waxhaw Woman's Club by the families of William Henry Belk and Dr. John M. Belk. Restored 1973-1974 by the Waxhaw Woman's Club. Jack O. Boyte, Restoration Architect. Boyce M. Brown, . . . Map (db m175723) HM
25 North Carolina, Union County, Waxhaw — L-35 — Trading Path
Colonial trading route, dating from the seventeenth century, from Petersburg, Virginia, to the Waxhaw Indians in Carolina, passed nearby.Map (db m175717) HM
26 North Carolina, Union County, Waxhaw — Waxhaw Military Wall of HonorDedicated November 13, 2004 — In God We Trust —
Honoring the men and women who have defended the freedoms we enjoy, this wall represents centuries of military service during times of conflict and peace. We, the citizens of the Waxhaw area, humbly say "Thank you."Map (db m175718) WM
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27 North Carolina, Union County, Waxhaw — Wilson's Store ClashBlocking Sherman's Feint — Carolinas Campaign —
(preface): The Carolinas Campaign began on February 1, 1865, when Union Gen. William T. Sherman led his army north from Savannah, Georgia, after the “March to the Sea.” Sherman’s objective was to join Gen. Ulysses S. Grant in . . . Map (db m220543) HM
28 North Carolina, Union County, Wingate — L-58 — Wingate University
Baptist. Est. as Wingate School in 1896; a junior college, 1923; became a senior college in 1977. University since 1995. Campus one block north.Map (db m175737) HM
 
 
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