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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Grifton, North Carolina

 
Clickable Map of Pitt 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 Pitt County, NC (28) Beaufort County, NC (40) Craven County, NC (58) Edgecombe County, NC (31) Greene County, NC (9) Lenoir County, NC (44) Martin County, NC (7) Wilson County, NC (18)  PittCounty(28) Pitt County (28)  BeaufortCounty(40) Beaufort County (40)  CravenCounty(58) Craven County (58)  EdgecombeCounty(31) Edgecombe County (31)  GreeneCounty(9) Greene County (9)  LenoirCounty(44) Lenoir County (44)  MartinCounty(7) Martin County (7)  WilsonCounty(18) Wilson County (18)
Greenville is the county seat for Pitt County
Grifton is in Pitt County
      Pitt County (28)  
ADJACENT TO PITT COUNTY
      Beaufort County (40)  
      Craven County (58)  
      Edgecombe County (31)  
      Greene County (9)  
      Lenoir County (44)  
      Martin County (7)  
      Wilson County (18)  
 
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1North Carolina (Pitt County), Grifton — F-23 — Blount Hall
Built before 1762 by Jacob Blount, member of Assembly, 1754-1762, 1764-1771, and of Provincial Congress, 1775 - 1776. Stood 90 Yds. N.W.Map (db m65465) HM
2North Carolina (Pitt County), Grifton — Burney Place"... yelling like wild Indians" — Potter's Raid —
(preface) On July 18, 1863, Union Gen. Edward E. Potter led infantry and cavalry from New Bern to destroy the Wilmington and Weldon Railroad bridge at Rocky Mount. The infantry feinted toward Kinston and returned to New Bern. Potter raided . . . Map (db m76919) WM
3North Carolina (Pitt County), Grifton — F-36 — Catechna
Fortified Indian town & site of the Tuscarora conspiracy of Sept., 1711. Capitulated, 1712, after a 10-day siege by Col. John Barnwell. Site is 4 mi. N.Map (db m65288) HM
4North Carolina (Pitt County), Grifton — F-3 — John Lawson
Author of "History of Carolina," explorer, and Surveyor-General, was executed Sept. 20, 1711, by Tuscarora Indians at Catechna. Site 4 mi. N.Map (db m65276) HM
 
 
  
 
 
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Nov. 29, 2022