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Belmont, North Carolina Historical Markers
By Tom Bosse, September 28, 2017
Belmont Abbey College Marker
|Roman Catholic. Liberal arts coeducational college. Founded, 1876, by Order of St. Benedict. One mile north. — — Map (db m108787) HM|
Erected In Honor Of
All Who Served In World War II
And Dedicated To
The Everlasting Memory Of Those
Who Gave Their Lives. — — Map (db m84063) WM|
|Devastated western N.C. and western Piedmont; destroyed homes, crops, mills, bridges. Ten lives lost, July 16, in washout of trestle 1 mile south. — — Map (db m108785) HM|
|Established 1764. Rev. Humphrey Hunter, the first minister, arrived in 1796. Moved to present site, 2 mi. NW, in 1956. — — Map (db m108786) HM|
|Major in Revolution, leader of Lincoln County forces at the battle of Kings Mountain, 1780, where he was killed. His home stood nearby. — — Map (db m83249) HM|
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