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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Forest City, North Carolina

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Location of Forest City, North Carolina
    Rutherford County (32)
    Buncombe County (90)
    Burke County (20)
    Cleveland County (25)
    Henderson County (74)
    McDowell County (12)
    Polk County (24)
    Cherokee County, South Carolina (67)
    Spartanburg County, South Carolina (125)
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1North Carolina (Rutherford County), Forest City — O-31 — Elisha Baxter
On Business U.S. 74 at Alternate U.S. 221, on the left when traveling east on U.S. 74Business .
Governor of Arkansas, 1873-74; Union colonel in Civil War; elected to U.S. Senate, 1864, but not seated. Birthplace stood 4 1/2 miles S.E. — Map (db m14575) HM
2North Carolina (Rutherford County), Forest City — First Baptist Church
On W. Main Street at S. Church Street, on the left when traveling west on W. Main Street.
Organized as Cool Springs Baptist Church in John Bostick home in 1848-met there until 1855, about 500 feet west. First log Meeting House and Cemetery on Vance Street, 1855-1867. Second church house located in present Cool Springs Cemetery, . . . — Map (db m14584) HM
3North Carolina (Rutherford County), Forest City — Forest City
On W. Main Street at Yarboro Street, in the median on W. Main Street.
1887 Forest City Main Street Historic District National Register of Historic Places The town of Forest City was originally incorporated as Burnt Chimney in 1877. — Map (db m14583) HM
4North Carolina (Rutherford County), Forest City — Forest City Confederate Memorial
On East Main Street at Depot Street, in the median on East Main Street.
To the memory of Capt. H.D. Lee and Company D 16th Regiment, who were the first to leave from Rutherford County for the War Between The States June 3rd, 1861, and Capt. J.B. Eaves and Company I 50th Regiment, who left in . . . — Map (db m14582) HM
5North Carolina (Rutherford County), Forest City — O 21 — North Carolina / South Carolina
On Cliffside Hwy (U.S. 221).
North Carolina Colonized, 1585-87, by first English settlers in America; permanently settled c.1650; first to vote readiness for independence, Apr.12, 1776. South Carolina Formed 1712, from part of Carolina, which was chartered in . . . — Map (db m13046) HM
6North Carolina (Rutherford County), Forest City — Old Cool Springs Cemetery1840 - 1873
On Vance St.
Site of Cool Springs Baptist Church, now First Baptist Church, organized in John Bostick Home, 1848. First log meeting house 1855-1867. First church and cemetery in settlement. — Map (db m19995) HM
7North Carolina (Rutherford County), Forest City — Police Memorial
On E. Main Street at Mill Street, in the median on E. Main Street.
In Memory of Left Panel Captain Roy Huskey Rutherford County Sheriff's Department Born May 25, 1931 Shot and killed in the line of duty in rural Rutherford County May 31, 1979 Center Panel Trooper R.L. "Pete . . . — Map (db m14580) HM
8North Carolina (Rutherford County), Forest City — Rutherford County Memorial
On E. Main Street 0.1 miles east of Mill Street, in the median.
In (sic) memorian Rutherford County boys who made the supreme sacrifice [List of names] — Map (db m14578) HM
9North Carolina (Rutherford County), Forest City — Town of Burnt Chimney
On W Main Street (U.S. 74) near Thomas Street.
Town of Burnt Chimney 1877-1887 Changed to Forest City 1887 100th Anniversary 1977 — Map (db m19971) HM
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Feb. 27, 2021