“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Columbus, North Carolina

Clickable Map of Polk 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> Polk County, NC (24) Henderson County, NC (78) Rutherford County, NC (38) Greenville County, SC (377) Spartanburg County, SC (128)  PolkCounty(24) Polk County (24)  HendersonCounty(78) Henderson County (78)  RutherfordCounty(38) Rutherford County (38)  GreenvilleCountySouth Carolina(377) Greenville County (377)  SpartanburgCounty(128) Spartanburg County (128)
Columbus is the county seat for Polk County
Columbus is in Polk County
      Polk County (24)  
      Henderson County (78)  
      Rutherford County (38)  
      Greenville County, South Carolina (377)  
      Spartanburg County, South Carolina (128)  
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1North Carolina (Polk County), Columbus — O-52 — "Old Bill" Williams
Well-known guide and trapper. Helped survey Santa Fé Trail. Guided the ill-fated Fremont expedition of 1848. Was born near here in 1787.Map (db m11219) HM
2North Carolina (Polk County), Columbus — Battle of Round MountainThe Warriors Monument
In Commemoration of the 1776 Battle of Round Mountain (located Northwest of here) in which Captain Thomas Howard with his brave followers and and faithful Indian guide, Skyuka, won the battle against the Cherokee Relocated by . . . Map (db m81159) HM
3North Carolina (Polk County), Columbus — Dr. Columbus Mills
In Honor of Dr. Columbus Mills Planter and Physician "Father of Polk County" After a ten-year effort to create a new county from parts of Henderson and Rutherford Counties, the North Carolina General Assembly passed . . . Map (db m11236) HM
4North Carolina (Polk County), Columbus — Polk County Bicentennial Memorial
Dedicated as a Bicentennial Tribute to the men and women of Polk County who have perpetuated two hundred years of freedom by serving in the Armed Forces of the United States during times of war and national emergency.Map (db m11390) HM
5North Carolina (Polk County), Columbus — Polk County CourthouseRaiders in the County — Stoneman's Raid —
(Preface): On March 24, 1865, Union Gen. George Stoneman led 6,000 cavalrymen from Tennessee into southwestern Virginia and western North Carolina to disrupt the Confederate supply line by destroying sections of the Virginia and Tennessee . . . Map (db m53199) HM
6North Carolina (Polk County), Columbus — Polk County World War Memorial
This monument marks this highway that we dedicate to the memory of       Levi Butler       Jessie Lewis       Wallace Lankford       Zibo Wilson       Lawson Williams       Ralph Walker       Columbus Donstant who paid the surpreme . . . Map (db m11292) HM
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7North Carolina (Polk County), Columbus — Preserve our Freedom
Polk County men & women who lost their lives fighting to preserve our freedom World War II 1941-1945 Arledge, Keith • Arledge, Otis • Blackwell, Henry • Bobo, Alfred • Byars, Lionel • Cannon, Watler • Carson, Marion • . . . Map (db m11488) WM
8North Carolina (Polk County), Columbus — The Brave Devoted Patriots
In Honor of The Brave Devoted Patriots from the area that became Polk County who answered that call to fight for Freedom in the great American Revolution May the sacrifice of those who fought and especially those who gave all never be forgotten as . . . Map (db m11964) HM
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Dec. 7, 2022