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Historical Markers in Ayden, North Carolina

 
Clickable Map of Greene 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 Greene County, NC (9) Lenoir County, NC (44) Pitt County, NC (28) Wayne County, NC (32) Wilson County, NC (18)  GreeneCounty(9) Greene County (9)  LenoirCounty(44) Lenoir County (44)  PittCounty(28) Pitt County (28)  WayneCounty(32) Wayne County (32)  WilsonCounty(18) Wilson County (18)
Snow Hill is the county seat for Greene County
Ayden is in Greene County
      Greene County (9)  
ADJACENT TO GREENE COUNTY
      Lenoir County (44)  
      Pitt County (28)  
      Wayne County (32)  
      Wilson County (18)  
 
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1North Carolina (Greene County), Ayden — Scuffleton BridgeFailed to Burn — Potter's Raid —
(preface) On July 18, 1863, Union Gen. Edward E. Potter led infantry and cavalry from New Bern to destroy the Wilmington and Weldon Railroad bridge at Rocky Mount. The infantry feinted toward Kinston and returned to New Bern. Potter raided . . . Map (db m76875) HM
2North Carolina (Pitt County), Ayden — F-58 — Former Colleges
Two church-affiliated schools were once located in Ayden. Carolina Christian College, founded by Disciples of Christ and a predecessor of Barton College in Wilson, operated 4/10 mile northeast from 1893 to 1903. Free Will Baptists in . . . Map (db m65887) HM
3North Carolina (Pitt County), Ayden — Fort Fisher HeroChristopher Columbus Bland
A hero of the fight for Fort Fisher is buried here in the churchyard. Pvt. Christopher C. “Kit” Bland, Battery K, 2nd North Carolina Artillery, was serving at the fort, the “Gibraltar of the Confederacy,” when Federal forces . . . Map (db m70453) HM
4North Carolina (Pitt County), Ayden — F-10 — Washington's Southern Tour
President Washington spent the night, Apr. 19, 1791, at Shadrack Allen's Inn, which was 7 mi. E.Map (db m64955) HM
 
 
  
 
 
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Oct. 4, 2022