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Historical Markers in Alamance, North Carolina

 
Clickable Map of Alamance 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 Alamance County, NC (124) Caswell County, NC (41) Chatham County, NC (19) Guilford County, NC (240) Orange County, NC (49) Randolph County, NC (13) Rockingham County, NC (33)  AlamanceCounty(124) Alamance County (124)  CaswellCounty(41) Caswell County (41)  ChathamCounty(19) Chatham County (19)  GuilfordCounty(240) Guilford County (240)  OrangeCounty(49) Orange County (49)  RandolphCounty(13) Randolph County (13)  RockinghamCounty(33) Rockingham County (33)
Graham is the county seat for Alamance County
Alamance is in Alamance County
      Alamance County (124)  
ADJACENT TO ALAMANCE COUNTY
      Caswell County (41)  
      Chatham County (19)  
      Guilford County (240)  
      Orange County (49)  
      Randolph County (13)  
      Rockingham County (33)  
 
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1North Carolina (Alamance County), Alamance — G-24 — Battle of Alamance
The militia under Royal Governor Tryon defeated the Regulators at this point, May 16, 1771.Map (db m28261) HM
2North Carolina (Alamance County), Alamance — G-111 — Battle of Clapp's Mill
Troops led by Henry Lee ambushed British cavalry of Banastre Tarleton one mile north, Mar. 2, 1781. Americans retreated under heavy British fire.Map (db m32592) HM
3North Carolina (Alamance County), Alamance — First Battle of the Revolution
[ Rear of Monument ] Here was fought the Battle of Alamance between the British and the Regulators ------------- [ Right of Monument ] Liberty [ Left of Monument ] 1880Map (db m33797) HM
4North Carolina (Alamance County), Alamance — Johnston Moves WestHolt's Mill — Carolinas Campaign —
(Preface): The Carolinas Campaign began of 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 Virginia to crush . . . Map (db m45341) HM
5North Carolina (Alamance County), Alamance — Oak Grove Plantation
Oak Grove (ca. 1790-1910) was a 1,693-acre grain farm owned by the Holt family. The Holts were pioneers in the southern textile industry and developers of "Alamance Plaid" fabrics. While textiles made the Holts one of the wealthiest families in . . . Map (db m74439) HM
6North Carolina (Alamance County), Alamance — Oak Grove Plantation1790-1910
1693 acre grain plantation founded by Michael Holt III (1778-1842). Birthplace of E.M. Holt (1807-1884), a founder of the southern textile industry and developer of "Alamance Plaid" fabrics. Dr. William Rainey Holt (1798-1868), noted "scientific . . . Map (db m74448) HM
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7North Carolina (Alamance County), Alamance — The Battle of the Alamance
The first battle of the Revolutionary War, was fought in Orange County, North Carolina May 16th, 1771. [ Right of Monument ] 1771 – 81             1901 James Hunter “General” of the Regulators. “The country is as . . . Map (db m33799) HM
 
 
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Sep. 29, 2022