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Belmont, North Carolina Historical Markers

 
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By Tom Bosse, September 28, 2017
Belmont Abbey College Marker
North Carolina (Gaston County), Belmont — O 57 — Belmont Abbey College
Roman Catholic. Liberal arts coeducational college. Founded, 1876, by Order of St. Benedict. One mile north. — Map (db m108787) HM
North Carolina (Gaston County), Belmont — Belmont World War II Memorial The Spirit Of The Fighting Yank
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
North Carolina (Gaston County), Belmont — O 83 — Flood of 1916
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
North Carolina (Gaston County), Belmont — O 20 — Goshen Presbyterian Church
Established 1764. Rev. Humphrey Hunter, the first minister, arrived in 1796. Moved to present site, 2 mi. NW, in 1956. — Map (db m108786) HM
North Carolina (Gaston County), Belmont — O 42 — William Chronicle
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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