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Historical Markers in Hickory, North Carolina

 
Clickable Map of Catawba 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 Catawba County, NC (28) Alexander County, NC (8) Burke County, NC (20) Caldwell County, NC (7) Iredell County, NC (22) Lincoln County, NC (37)  CatawbaCounty(28) Catawba County (28)  AlexanderCounty(8) Alexander County (8)  BurkeCounty(20) Burke County (20)  CaldwellCounty(7) Caldwell County (7)  IredellCounty(22) Iredell County (22)  LincolnCounty(37) Lincoln County (37)
Hickory is in Catawba County
    Catawba County (28)
    Alexander County (8)
    Burke County (20)
    Caldwell County (7)
    Iredell County (22)
    Lincoln County (37)
 
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1North Carolina (Catawba County), Hickory — O 32 — "Miracle of Hickory"
Outbreak of polio in June 1944 led to the founding of an emergency hospital ˝ mile N.E. Closed, 1945.Map (db m129249) HM
2North Carolina (Catawba County), Hickory — 210MM German HowitzerSurrendered to U.S. 1918,
Placed here in Memory of the Men from this community who participated in the World War Insert Rededicated by American Legion Post 48 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1957 to all veterans man and women of this area May 24, 1998Map (db m18540) HM
3North Carolina (Catawba County), Hickory — O 53 — Claremont College
Founded in 1880 by the Evangelical & Reformed Church as a school for women. Closed in 1916. Stood 300 yards east.Map (db m129256) HM
4North Carolina (Catawba County), Hickory — Frame Church
To your right stood a frame church built by First Presbyterian Church. The first service was Nov. 2, 1878, and was their house of worship until 1905, when it was purchased by Christ Lutheran Church. The Lutherans worshiped here until 1926. It was . . . Map (db m18567) HM
5North Carolina (Catawba County), Hickory — Henry Weidner Robinson
Commemorating the memory of Henry Weidner Robinson This marks the town of Hickory Tavern as incorporated December 12, 1863. The city of Hickory Commemorates Henry Weidner Robinson who in 1859 gave this site as a public common. The citizens of . . . Map (db m18544) HM
6North Carolina (Catawba County), Hickory — O 46 — Lenoir Rhyne
Coeducational, Lutheran college, named for W.W. Lenoir and D.E. Rhyne. Opened as Lenoir College in academic year, 1891-92.Map (db m129252) HM
7North Carolina (Catawba County), Hickory — Old Hickory TavernBirthplace of Hickory
To the rear of this spot stood a log house known in 1799 as Hickory Tavern. This tract of 640 acres was surveyed by Col. Christopher W. Beekman on June 8, 1779 and was granted to William McMullen Oct. 28, 1783 on the south side of this tavern ran . . . Map (db m18538) HM
8North Carolina (Catawba County), Hickory — O 80 — Piedmont Wagon Company
Manufacturer of horse-drawn wooden wagons. At peak capacity produced 1000 per month. Operated from 1880 to 1940s ⅒ mile north.Map (db m129254) HM
9North Carolina (Catawba County), Hickory — Tower of Miracles2001
Maryrose Carroll Millennium Art Committee City of HickoryMap (db m18542) HM
 
Sep. 23, 2021