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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Newton

 
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Newton, North Carolina and Vicinity
    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), Newton — O-53 — Catawba College
Coeducational, liberal arts. Affiliated with Evangelical & Reformed Church. Opened ½ mi. N., 1851. Moved to Salisbury, 1925, & enlarged. — Map (db m156713) HM
2North Carolina (Catawba County), Newton — Catawba County Confederate Memorial
(front) C.S.A. To the Confederate Soldiers of Catawba County 1861-65 Confederate Heroes (side) Full Companies Sent Out Co. A. 12 Reg. Co. F. 23 Reg. Co. C. 28 Reg. Co. E. 32 Reg. Co. E. 57 Reg. Co. F. 32 Reg. . . . — Map (db m156720) WM
3North Carolina (Catawba County), Newton — Catawba County War Memorial
"That freedom and justice might prevail, these Catawbans died" 1917-1918 James Russell Boggs · William A. Bolick · Sgt. Theodore P. Bonner · Adolphus G. Cansler · Thaddius C. Carpenter · Frank E. Cline · Henry Dameron · George R. Davis · Fred . . . — Map (db m156719) WM
4North Carolina (Catawba County), Newton — O-62 — Charles H. Mebane
Superintendent of Public Instruction, 1897-1901; president of Catawba College, 1901-04; newspaper editor. Home 3 blocks E. — Map (db m156744) HM
5North Carolina (Catawba County), Newton — Civil War Raid Through Western North Carolina
On a Civil War raid through Western North Carolina by Gen. George Stoneman's U.S. Cavalry troops commanded by Col. William J. Palmer passed through Newton on April 17, 1865, burned the Confederate Commissary depot and the county jail, and shot and . . . — Map (db m152421) HM
6North Carolina (Catawba County), Newton — O-23 — Hoke Smith
Secretary of Interior, 1893-1896, Governor of Georgia, United States Senator, was born, 1855 at Catawba College, then located at this point. — Map (db m156714) HM
7North Carolina (Catawba County), Newton — Lutheran Church Tablet
This tablet is dedicated to the Glory of God and the commemorate the unbroken record of the preaching of the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ on or near this site since 1757 A.D. This church, known as Old St. Paul's Church, first known as "Dutch . . . — Map (db m156757) HM
8North Carolina (Catawba County), Newton — O-68 — M.L. McCorkle1817-1899
Superior Court judge; a founder of Catawba College; state senator & Confederate colonel. His home stood here. — Map (db m152420) HM
9North Carolina (Catawba County), Newton — Old Court House Well
Beneath this marker is the "Old Court House Well" Dug 1842 Sealed 1908 During those years it was the public water supply for Newton — Map (db m156717) HM
10North Carolina (Catawba County), Newton — O-63 — Old St. Paul's Lutheran Church
Organized before 1771 as a union church by German settlers. Present building erected ca. 1820. — Map (db m156745) HM
11North Carolina (Catawba County), Newton — Rutherford's March Tribute
A tribute to Mathias Barringer, Lipsicom Adam, - Grundt, - Haas, - Wilson, and another, who were massacred on John's River in Gen. Rutherford's "forced march" against the Cherokees in 1776, and to Philip Fry who alone escaped, and to Conrad Tippong, . . . — Map (db m156715) HM WM
 
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