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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Marion, North Carolina
Location of Marion, North Carolina
► McDowell County (12) ► Avery County (11) ► Buncombe County (91) ► Burke County (20) ► Mitchell County (9) ► Rutherford County (32) ► Yancey County (8)
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Served 1843-1845 as the seat of McDowell County government. Home of Col. John Carson and his sons, Jonathan L., Samuel P., William, & Joseph McD. Now a historical museum. — — Map (db m77431) HM|
On March 24, 1865, Union Gen. George Stoneman led 6,000 cavalrymen from Tennessee into southwestern Virginia and western North Carolina to disrupt the Confederate supply line by destroying sections of the Virginia and Tennessee . . . — — Map (db m77441) HM|
A rendezvous for the North Carolina militia led by General Griffith Rutherford against the Cherokee in 1776, was one mile east. — — Map (db m77451) HM|
Survived Battle of Little Bighorn, 1876. A soldier in 7th U.S. cavalry, he witnessed defeat of Geo. A. Custer. Lived here. — — Map (db m77429) HM|
Home of Joseph McDowell (1758-1795), soldier and physician. Officer at the Battle of Kings Mountain. — — Map (db m77443) HM|
National Championship winning college basketball coach for University of North Carolina and Member of Basketball Hall of Fame. Born in 1950 in Marion General Hospital, which stands one block north. — — Map (db m77442) HM|