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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Statesville, North Carolina

 
Clickable Map of Iredell 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 Iredell County, NC (22) Alexander County, NC (8) Cabarrus County, NC (18) Catawba County, NC (28) Davie County, NC (14) Lincoln County, NC (37) Mecklenburg County, NC (56) Rowan County, NC (41) Wilkes County, NC (24) Yadkin County, NC (14)  IredellCounty(22) Iredell County (22)  AlexanderCounty(8) Alexander County (8)  CabarrusCounty(18) Cabarrus County (18)  CatawbaCounty(28) Catawba County (28)  DavieCounty(14) Davie County (14)  LincolnCounty(37) Lincoln County (37)  MecklenburgCounty(56) Mecklenburg County (56)  RowanCounty(41) Rowan County (41)  WilkesCounty(24) Wilkes County (24)  YadkinCounty(14) Yadkin County (14)
Location of Statesville, North Carolina
    Iredell County (22)
    Alexander County (8)
    Cabarrus County (18)
    Catawba County (28)
    Davie County (14)
    Lincoln County (37)
    Mecklenburg County (56)
    Rowan County (41)
    Wilkes County (24)
    Yadkin County (14)
 
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GEOGRAPHIC SORT
1North Carolina (Iredell County), Statesville — M 36 — Agricultural Extension Service
First N.C. cotton & corn demonstration supervised by a county agent held here on farm of J. F. Eagle, 1907-1908. — Map (db m65432) HM
2North Carolina (Iredell County), Statesville — M17 — Ebenezer Academy
Chartered in 1822. An academy to 1856; public school until 1903. This is the original building. — Map (db m51147) HM
3North Carolina (Iredell County), Statesville — M-1 — Fort Dobbs
Built in 1756 by colony. Was garrisoned by North Carolina Provincials during French & Indian War, until 1762. Site 1 mi. N. — Map (db m85401) HM
4North Carolina (Iredell County), Statesville — M 46 — Fourth Creek Meeting House
Presbyterian. Established ca. 1750; on this site by 1756. The Rev. James Hall first regular minister. — Map (db m51804) HM
5North Carolina (Iredell County), Statesville — Hugh Waddellc. 1734-April 9, 1773
Directed construction of Fort Dobbs in 1756 while in command of Provincial forces. Irish born, Waddell was in North Carolina by 1754. During French & Indian War, he led troops to Pennsylvania in 1758 and repulsed Cherokee attack on Fort Dobbs in . . . — Map (db m51008) HM
6North Carolina (Iredell County), Statesville — Iredell County Confederate Memorial
(Front): To the Soldiers of Iredell County 1861-1865. Our Confederate Dead. (Back): From Bethel to Appomattox, their courage, patience, fortitude endurance and unselfish devotion to country are unparalleled in history. . . . — Map (db m51135) HM
7North Carolina (Iredell County), Statesville — Iredell County Korea & Vietnam War Memorial
In Perpetual Honor of Our Veterans of Iredell County Who Honorably Served in the Armed Forces During The Korean and Vietnam Wars Killed in Action Korea Betty Jean Allison Donald H. Barker Bernard Eugene Bumgarner J.W. . . . — Map (db m57386) WM
8North Carolina (Iredell County), Statesville — Iredell County World War I Memorial
In Memory of the Men of Iredell County Who Gave Their Lives in the World War Clarence Alvin Arthurs James Garland Ayers Donnie Bicle Bess Samuel Burette Blackwelder Clint Brown Demps Brown Willie Cash William I. Castles . . . — Map (db m57387) HM
9North Carolina (Iredell County), Statesville — Iredell County World War II Memorial
To Honor and Remember Those of Iredell County Who Gave Their Lives in World War II Jay Edgar Alley William F. Anthony, Jr. Thomas B. Arthur Herbert Richard Baker Herman Bostian Ballard Charles Stephen Beck William M. Beckham . . . — Map (db m57388) HM
10North Carolina (Iredell County), Statesville — M 19 — J. P. Caldwell
Editor of Statesville "Landmark" (1890-92), Charlotte "Observer" (1892-1909). His home was two blocks north. — Map (db m51409) HM
11North Carolina (Iredell County), Statesville — M24 — James Hall
Presbyterian minister, Revolutionary soldier and chaplain, educator, pioneer missionary in the Natchez country. Grave is 50 yards north. — Map (db m98682) HM
12North Carolina (Iredell County), Statesville — M18 — Mitchell College
Founded 1856 as a college for women. Presbyterian until 1959. Granted state community college status in 1973. Is two blocks N. — Map (db m51005) HM
13North Carolina (Iredell County), Statesville — M40 — N.C. Association for the Blind
Established in 1934 by Lions Clubs in N.C. First meeting was held here in Vance Hotel. — Map (db m51134) HM
14North Carolina (Iredell County), Statesville — Old Fourth Creek Burying Ground1756-1888
Dedicated by the Presbyterian church to the memory of the pioneers and to the soldiers of the Indian wars, the Revolution and the Confederacy who lie buried here. Built by the pioneers, this wall was reconstructed by the national government and . . . — Map (db m51803) HM
15North Carolina (Iredell County), Statesville — Site of Fort Dobbs
Site of Fort Dobbs 1755. erected by Fort Dobbs Chapter D.A.R. 1910. — Map (db m51009) HM
16North Carolina (Iredell County), Statesville — Statesville in the Civil WarThe Raiders Soon Departed — Stoneman's Raid —
(Preface): 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 m57089) HM
17North Carolina (Iredell County), Statesville — M11 — Stoneman's Raid
On a raid through western North Carolina Gen. Stoneman's U.S. Cavalry occupied Statesville, April 13, 1865. — Map (db m51073) HM
18North Carolina (Iredell County), Statesville — United Spanish American War Veterans Memorial
In Memory of United Spanish American War Veterans 1898 - 1902 Erected By John M. Allison Camp No. 16 and Auxillary Camp No. 13 Phillipine Islands Cuba Puerto Rico U.S.A. — Map (db m57110) HM
19North Carolina (Iredell County), Statesville — M 25 — Vance House
Now historical museum, was temporary home of Gov. Zebulon B. Vance after Sherman's capture of Raleigh. April 1865. Is 350 yards southwest. — Map (db m51408) HM
 
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