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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Graham

 
Clickable Map of Alamance 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 Alamance County, NC (122) Caswell County, NC (17) Chatham County, NC (16) Guilford County, NC (194) Orange County, NC (37) Randolph County, NC (6) Rockingham County, NC (28)  AlamanceCounty(122) Alamance County (122)  CaswellCounty(17) Caswell County (17)  ChathamCounty(16) Chatham County (16)  GuilfordCounty(194) Guilford County (194)  OrangeCounty(37) Orange County (37)  RandolphCounty(6) Randolph County (6)  RockinghamCounty(28) Rockingham County (28)
Graham, North Carolina and Vicinity
    Alamance County (122)
    Caswell County (17)
    Chatham County (16)
    Guilford County (194)
    Orange County (37)
    Randolph County (6)
    Rockingham County (28)
 
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GEOGRAPHIC SORT
1North Carolina (Alamance County), Graham — "Elmhurst"1869
Second Empire Victorian Architecture Residence of Capt. J.N. Williamson Son-in-Law of E.M. Holt — Map (db m35046) HM
2North Carolina (Alamance County), Graham — 1763 ProvidenceCenter of History
This site and "meeting house" was the area birthplace of a new country in pre-revolutionary meetings, a new county (Alamance), a new county seat (Graham), an early public library, a courthouse, a school to college presidents and a governor, and a . . . — Map (db m64237) HM
3North Carolina (Alamance County), Graham — Alamance County Confederate Memorial
To Commemorate With Grateful Love the Patriotism, Valor, and Devotion to Duty, of the Brave Soldiers of Alamance County. (Back): "On Fame's Eternal Camping Ground, Their Silent Tents are Spread, and Glory Guards, with Solemn Round, . . . — Map (db m28269) WM
4North Carolina (Alamance County), Graham — Alamance County Courthouse
Built in 1923 to replace the original 1851 brick and stucco structure — Map (db m39916) HM
5North Carolina (Alamance County), Graham — Alamance County War Memorial
The Memorial Is Dedicated To The Honor Of All The Brave Men And Women Of Alamance County Who Fought In Service To Their Country And In Memory Of Those Inscribed Here Who Died In Defense Of Our Freedom. Civil War Jacob Adams, W.B. . . . — Map (db m31485) WM
6North Carolina (Alamance County), Graham — G 55 — Alexander Wilson
Teacher in Piedmont area from 1819 to 1867; operated own school in Alamance County, 1851 - 67. Home is 1 mile, grave is 3½ miles northeast. — Map (db m29244) HM
7North Carolina (Alamance County), Graham — Built to House the Alamance Gleaner
1906 Built to House The Alamance Gleaner Published Weekly 1875 - 1947 — Map (db m34989) HM
8North Carolina (Alamance County), Graham — Captain James W. White House1871
Constructed by E.M. Holt as a residence for his daughter, Emily Virginia, wife of Capt. James W. White — Map (db m35038) HM
9North Carolina (Alamance County), Graham — G 96 — Graham College
Est. by the Christian Church, 1851, as Graham Institute; forerunner of Elon College. Burned in 1892. Stood 1 blk. west. — Map (db m29894) HM
10North Carolina (Alamance County), Graham — Graham's First Bank
1851 Constructed by E. M. Holt for mercantile use In 1860 housed Graham's first bank — Map (db m31014) HM
11North Carolina (Alamance County), Graham — Johnston Moves WestRuffin Mills — Carolinas Campaign —
(Preface) The Carolinas Campaign began on February 1, 1865, when Union Gen. William T. Sherman led his army north from Savannah, Georgia, after the March to the Sea. Sherman’s objective was to join Gen. Ulysses S. Grant in Virginia to crush . . . — Map (db m46022) HM
12North Carolina (Alamance County), Graham — G 120 — Kirk-Holden War
Racial violence in Caswell and Alamance counties in 1870 led to martial law, under Col. Geo. W. Kirk, impeachment & removal of Gov. W.W. Holden. — Map (db m28308) HM
13North Carolina (Alamance County), Graham — Michael Holt II1723 - 1799
An early pioneer, leader and landowner, Michael Holt II was the son of Michael Holt I who had moved to this area in he 1750s. He is buried nearby with his two wives, “Peggy” O'Neal and Jean Lockhart. He had ten children who became the . . . — Map (db m73992) HM
14North Carolina (Alamance County), Graham — Montwhite Building1907
Italian Renaissance Housed the Opera House and Various Mercantile Enterprises — Map (db m35016) HM
15North Carolina (Alamance County), Graham — Mt. Hermon Meeting House
Of log construction, used for worship and school, stood here. Deed for land recorded in 1834 states it adjoins old Mt. Hermon tract, which signifies a place of worship existed prior to this date. Feb. 27, 1834 annual Methodist Protestant Conference . . . — Map (db m66554) HM
16North Carolina (Alamance County), Graham — National Bank of Alamance
Organized in 1899 Housed in this building Constructed in 1906 Remodeled 1924 — Map (db m31013) HM
17North Carolina (Alamance County), Graham — Originally a Wing of the Union Hotel
1851 Originally a Wing of the Union Hotel In 1903 Converted to a Dwelling By L. Banks Holt — Map (db m35017) HM
18North Carolina (Alamance County), Graham — Providence Church & CemeteryFirst building erected c. 1763
Side A Providence was a gathering spot for pioneers in the Haw River basin. Many families and denominations during the eighteenth century used this cemetery. Many early settlers including members of the Turrentine, Sellars, Holt, Harden, . . . — Map (db m28277) HM
19North Carolina (Alamance County), Graham — The Harden House
The Harden House Greek Revival Architecture Built and Occupied by Peter R.Harden Pioneer Merchant — Map (db m34988) HM
20North Carolina (Alamance County), Graham — Vestal Hotel1903 C
One of the few original hotel buildings of this era still standing in North Carolina — Map (db m127833) HM
21North Carolina (Alamance County), Graham — Wrike Drug
Renaissance Revival unaltered but for the new store front 1902 — Map (db m32400) HM
 
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