“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 Claremont, North Carolina

Clickable Map of Catawba 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> Catawba County, NC (41) Alexander County, NC (10) Burke County, NC (30) Caldwell County, NC (12) Iredell County, NC (26) Lincoln County, NC (37)  CatawbaCounty(41) Catawba County (41)  AlexanderCounty(10) Alexander County (10)  BurkeCounty(30) Burke County (30)  CaldwellCounty(12) Caldwell County (12)  IredellCounty(26) Iredell County (26)  LincolnCounty(37) Lincoln County (37)
Newton is the county seat for Catawba County
Claremont is in Catawba County
      Catawba County (41)  
      Alexander County (10)  
      Burke County (30)  
      Caldwell County (12)  
      Iredell County (26)  
      Lincoln County (37)  
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1North Carolina (Catawba County), Claremont — Bunker Hill Covered Bridge
One of the last surviving covered bridges in North Carolina, built in 1894, stands 500 yards north on Lyles Creek.Map (db m51166) HM
2North Carolina (Catawba County), Claremont — Bunker Hill Covered Bridge
County commissioners, in 1894, called local land owners to build and maintain a bridge across Lyles Creek. In response, landowners hired the services of Andy J. Ramsour, keeper of Horse Ford covered bridge over the Catawba River, at Hickory. In . . . Map (db m70563) HM
3North Carolina (Catawba County), Claremont — Covered Bridges
Why Covered Bridges: They protect exposed wooden superstructures from rot resulting from exposure to the elements (rain, sleet, snow, and blazing sun). An uncovered wooden bridge's life span would be 15-20 years; but with a roof and . . . Map (db m70562) HM
4North Carolina (Catawba County), Claremont — Herman Haupt
In 1862, the Secretary of War called on Haupt to assist in the reconstruction of railroads destroyed by retreating Confederates. Haupt was able to both rebuild the rail system and organize an efficient rail operation to resupply the Union. In nine . . . Map (db m70564) HM
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Dec. 4, 2022