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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Lincolnton, North Carolina

 
Clickable Map of Lincoln 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 Lincoln County, NC (37) Burke County, NC (20) Catawba County, NC (28) Cleveland County, NC (25) Gaston County, NC (39) Iredell County, NC (22) Mecklenburg County, NC (56)  LincolnCounty(37) Lincoln County (37)  BurkeCounty(20) Burke County (20)  CatawbaCounty(28) Catawba County (28)  ClevelandCounty(25) Cleveland County (25)  GastonCounty(39) Gaston County (39)  IredellCounty(22) Iredell County (22)  MecklenburgCounty(56) Mecklenburg County (56)
Location of Lincolnton, North Carolina
    Lincoln County (37)
    Burke County (20)
    Catawba County (28)
    Cleveland County (25)
    Gaston County (39)
    Iredell County (22)
    Mecklenburg County (56)
 
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1North Carolina (Lincoln County), Lincolnton — "Old White Church" Cemetery / " Old White Church "
"Old White Church" Cemetery First Burying Ground in Lincolnton ca. 1787 Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior" Old White Church" Lincolnton's original house of worship . . . Map (db m44431) HM
2North Carolina (Lincoln County), Lincolnton — O 28 — Andrι Michaux
French botanist, pioneer in studying flora of western North Carolina, passed through Lincolnton, July 24, Sept. 11, 1794, and April 29, 1795.Map (db m44390) HM
3North Carolina (Lincoln County), Lincolnton — O 60 — Andrew Loretz
Minister, 1786-1812, of German Reformed Church in the Carolinas. Home built in 1793. Located one-half mile south.Map (db m45106) HM
4North Carolina (Lincoln County), Lincolnton — O 3 — Battle of Ramsour's Mill
Whig Victory over Tories, June 20, 1780. Scene 400 yards west.Map (db m44397) HM
5North Carolina (Lincoln County), Lincolnton — Cemetery — Old Methodist Church
First Burial James Hill,1828 Methodist Circuit Rider PreacherMap (db m44439) HM
6North Carolina (Lincoln County), Lincolnton — O-40 — Confederate Laboratory
Under Dr. A.S. Piggott, manufactured medicine for Confederacy, 1863-65. Remains are 2 mi. S.Map (db m156680) HM
7North Carolina (Lincoln County), Lincolnton — O 35 — Connie M. Guion — 1882-1971
Pioneer female physician. Gained National reputation from work at Cornell medical clinic, 1922 - 1970. Born 2/10 mi. N.Map (db m44400) HM
8North Carolina (Lincoln County), Lincolnton — Daniel E. Rhyne / Laboratory Historic District
(side 1) Daniel E. Rhyne Textile Pioneer and Philanthropist (1852 ~ 1933) Daniel E. Rhyne was a pioneer in the textile industry in North Carolina. He built the Laboratory Cotton Mill on this site in 1885 and eventually . . . Map (db m156692) HM
9North Carolina (Lincoln County), Lincolnton — O 67 — Daniels Church
Evangelical Lutheran. Organized in 1774. J.G. Arndt was first regular minister; Philip Henkel assistant. This building, 1888, is third on site.Map (db m45105) HM
10North Carolina (Lincoln County), Lincolnton — Gen. Charles A. Gabriel — (1928~2003)
Eleventh Chief of Staff, U.S. Air Force, 1982~1986 Graduated Lincolnton High School, 1944 Attended Catawba College, 1944~1946 Graduated U.S. Military Academy, West Point, 1950 Interred Arlington National Cemetery Site of . . . Map (db m156679) HM
11North Carolina (Lincoln County), Lincolnton — O 12 — Hiram R. Revels — -1822-1901-
First black to serve in Congress. Native of N.C. Mississippi senator, 1870-1871. Operated own barbershop here, 1840s.Map (db m81900) HM
12North Carolina (Lincoln County), Lincolnton — O 45 — J.G. Arends
Native German, pioneer teacher and minister, ordained 1775, first president of the N.C. Lutheran Synod, 1803. Grave a few yds. east.Map (db m44402) HM
13North Carolina (Lincoln County), Lincolnton — O-33 — James Pinckney Henderson — 1808 ~ 1858
First governor of Texas, 1846-47; U.S. Senator; officer, Mexican War. His birthplace here.Map (db m156693) HM
14North Carolina (Lincoln County), Lincolnton — Lincoln County War Memorial
[center cenotaph] World War I John Cornwell • George Davis • Thomas Garland • Isaac Henkle • Freeman Hinkle • John Holmsley • Horace Huffman • Albert Lineberger • Bidwell Loftin • Furman Martin • William Shuford • David Wright • Jess . . . Map (db m44415) WM
15North Carolina (Lincoln County), Lincolnton — O 79 — Michael Hoke — 1874-1944
Pioneer orthopedic surgeon; founded hospitals for crippled children; chief surgeon of Warm Springs (Ga.) Foundation. Birthplace 80 yds. east.Map (db m156689) HM
16North Carolina (Lincoln County), Lincolnton — North State Hotel
On this exact site a three story brick building was erected in 1852 by John Motz and known as Motz Hotel, Leading hotel in western North Carolina. Fulfilling need, as Lincolnton was the most important town west of Salisbury. Purchased 1862 by Dr. . . . Map (db m44388) HM
17North Carolina (Lincoln County), Lincolnton — O 15 — Robert F. Hoke — -1837-1912-
Major general, C.S.A. Promoted after Victory at Battle of Plymouth. Led troops in Va.& N.C. Home stands 50 yards E.Map (db m156690) HM
18North Carolina (Lincoln County), Lincolnton — Rufus Z. Johnston — 7 June 1874 - 4 July 1959
Rear Admiral Medal of Honor awarded 22 April 1914Map (db m44419) HM
19North Carolina (Lincoln County), Lincolnton — O7 — Schenck-Warlick Mill
First cotton mill in the state of North Carolina. Built before 1816. Site ½ mile N.Map (db m44382) HM
20North Carolina (Lincoln County), Lincolnton — 0 8 — Stephen D. Ramseur — 1837-1864
West Point graduate. A Confederate major general at 27; mortally wounded, Cedar Creek, Va. Grave 2 blocks N.Map (db m44384) HM
21North Carolina (Lincoln County), Lincolnton — The Battle of Ramsour's Mill
Half a mile north from here was fought The Battle of Ramsour's Mill between the Whigs and Tories, June 20, 1780. Colonel Francis Locke Commanded the Whig ArmyMap (db m44386) HM
22North Carolina (Lincoln County), Lincolnton — The Battle of Ramsour's Mill
By the spring of 1780 the war for America's independence, begun five years earlier in Massachusetts, had moved south. Following decisive victories in Georgia and South Carolina, the British army under the command of Lord Cornwallis was poised to . . . Map (db m44428) HM
23North Carolina (Lincoln County), Lincolnton — The John Martin Shuford Gravesite
Buried here is Loyalist John Martin Shuford who died June 22, 1780 of wounds received in the Battle of Ramsour's Mill. His grave was originally marked with an old headstone and footstone. In 1997 the Lincoln County Historical Association and Shuford . . . Map (db m44399) HM
24North Carolina (Lincoln County), Lincolnton — The Patriot Captains' Gravesite
Tradition holds that buried at this brick enclosure are Patriot Captains John Dobson and John Bowman of Burke County, Dobson's daughter Nancy, and her husband Wallace Alexander. Dobson and Bowman were mortally wounded in the Battle of Ramsour's . . . Map (db m44398) HM
25North Carolina (Lincoln County), Lincolnton — O 41 — U.D.C. Memorial Hall
Building housed first the Pleasant Retreat Academy, chartered 1813. Later public library, museum. 1 block east.Map (db m44385) HM
26North Carolina (Lincoln County), Lincolnton — Veterans Memorial Plaza
Built and dedicated to honor all citizens of Lincoln County who have served their country in the Armed Forces In cooperation with American Legion Veterans of Foreign Wars and Lincoln County Board of Commissioners James W. Warren, . . . Map (db m44417) HM
27North Carolina (Lincoln County), Lincolnton — O 66 — William A. Hoke — 1851-1925
Chief justice 1 year & assoc. justice 20 yrs., N.C. Supreme Court. Superior court judge 13 yrs. Birthplace stood here.Map (db m44383) HM
 
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