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Historical Markers in Gastonia, North Carolina

 
Clickable Map of Gaston 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 Gaston County, NC (48) Cleveland County, NC (33) Lincoln County, NC (45) Mecklenburg County, NC (205) York County, SC (156)  GastonCounty(48) Gaston County (48)  ClevelandCounty(33) Cleveland County (33)  LincolnCounty(45) Lincoln County (45)  MecklenburgCounty(205) Mecklenburg County (205)  YorkCountySouth Carolina(156) York County (156)
Gastonia is the county seat for Gaston County
Gastonia is in Gaston County
      Gaston County (48)  
ADJACENT TO GASTON COUNTY
      Cleveland County (33)  
      Lincoln County (45)  
      Mecklenburg County (205)  
      York County, South Carolina (156)  
 
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1 North Carolina, Gaston County, Gastonia — O 65 — Daniel E. Rhyne1852-1931
Textile, furniture, and wagon manufacturer and banker. A benefactor of Lenoir Rhyne College. His grave 100 yds. E.Map (db m70046) HM
2 North Carolina, Gaston County, Gastonia — King's Pinnacle
King's Pinnacle is named for the unique formation at its summit resembling a king's crown. The pinnacle is the highest peak in the park at 1,705 feet in elevation. It towers more than 800 feet above the surrounding landscape. It's elevation is . . . Map (db m23399) HM
3 North Carolina, Gaston County, Gastonia — O-81 — Loray Strike
A strike in 1929 at the Loray Mill, 200 yards S., left two dead and spurred opposition to labor unions statewide.Map (db m70045) HM
4 North Carolina, Gaston County, Gastonia — O-18 — North Carolina / South Carolina
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 in 1712 from part of Carolina, which was chartered . . . Map (db m129257) HM
5 North Carolina, Gaston County, Gastonia — O-78 — North Carolina Orthopedic Hospital
State institution for crippled children, 1921 - 1979. R.B. Babington was its first president; O.L. Miller, founding surgeon.Map (db m108788) HM
6 North Carolina, Gaston County, Gastonia — O-56 — R. Gregg Cherry
Governor of North Carolina, 1945 - 1949. State legislator. Promoted good roads and rural electrification. Grave is 3 miles S.E.Map (db m108789) HM
 
 
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Mar. 5, 2024