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Laurinburg, North Carolina Historical Markers

 
Edwin Gill Marker image, Touch for more information
By J. J. Prats, February 18, 2017
Edwin Gill Marker
North Carolina (Scotland County), Laurinburg — I-90 — Edwin Gill1899–1978
State treasurer, 1953–77; commissioner of the revenue, 1942–49. Secretary, Gov. O. Max Gardner, 1931–33. Lived one block N. — Map (db m102208) HM
North Carolina (Scotland County), Laurinburg — I-46 — James Lytch
Invented the Lytch cotton planter (patented 1878), a favorite of the South, and other implements. Shops were ¼ mile southwest. This was his home. — Map (db m102011) HM
North Carolina (Scotland County), Laurinburg — LaurinburgBurning Depot — Carolina's Campaign
Preface: The Carolinas Campaign began on February 1, 1865, when Union Gen. William T. Sherman led his army north from Savannah, Georgia, after the March to the Sea. Sherman's objective was to join Gen. Ulysses S. Grant in Virginia to crush . . . — Map (db m56192) HM
North Carolina (Scotland County), Laurinburg — I-91 — Laurinburg Institute
Founded 1904 by E.M. and Tinny McDuffie to educate black students upon encouragement by Booker T. Washington. Campus 100 yds. east. — Map (db m102209) HM
North Carolina (Scotland County), Laurinburg — 310 — Old Laurel Hill Church"O when will this cruel war end" — Carolina Campaign
(preface) The Carolina Campaign began on February 1, 1865, when Union Gen. William T. Sherman led his army north from Savannah, Georgia, after the March to the Sea. Sherman’s objective was to join with Gen. Ulysses S. Grant in Virginia to . . . — Map (db m121982) HM
North Carolina (Scotland County), Laurinburg — Our Confederate HeroesCSA — Comrades 1861-1865
(Front): To the Confederate soldiers of Scotland County, the record of whose sublime self-sacrifice and undying devotion to duty in the service of their country is a fond heritage of a loyal posterity. (Right): "We care not . . . — Map (db m56328) HM
North Carolina (Scotland County), Laurinburg — Quackenbush
Front William Graham Quackenbush Orange County, North Carolina December 12, 1849 March 9, 1903 Laurinburg, North Carolina Back Christian, Scholar, Philanthropist Twenty One Years Principal Laurinburg High School . . . — Map (db m56316) HM
North Carolina (Scotland County), Laurinburg — Scotland County Veterans Memorial
[Front Face] In honor of those who served in the military forces of the United States of America in war and peace, and in loving memory of those who gave their lives in that service. [Side1] Panama 1989-1990 World War I 1917-1918 . . . — Map (db m56488) HM
North Carolina (Scotland County), Laurinburg — I-15 — Sherman's March
As Sherman's army moved north from Georgia on its path of destruction, one part entered North Carolina near here, March 4-7, 1865. — Map (db m28292) HM
North Carolina (Scotland County), Laurinburg — I 19 — Sherman's March
A part of Sherman's army, marching from Savannah to Goldsboro, camped at Laurel Hill Presbyterian Church, 2/3 mi. SW, Mar. 8-9, 1865. — Map (db m70347) HM
North Carolina (Scotland County), Laurinburg — I-56 — St. Andrews Presbyterian College
Chartered 1958; opened 1961. Formed by merger of colleges dating from 1858. Coeducational, four-year liberal arts college. — Map (db m28293) HM
North Carolina (Scotland County), Laurinburg — Stewart-Hawley-Malloy House"Roads Almost Impassable" — Carolinas Campaign
Preface: The Carolinas Campaign began on February 1, 1865, when Union Gen. William T. Sherman led his army north from Savannah, Georgia, after the March to the Sea. Sherman's objective was to join Gen. Ulysses S. Grant in Virginia to crush . . . — Map (db m56312) HM
North Carolina (Scotland County), Laurinburg — I-57 — Stewartsville Cemetery
Begun 1785. Congressman James Stewart gave land. J. C. McLaurin, who founded Laurinburg, and many Scots buried here. Two miles southwest. — Map (db m56172) HM
North Carolina (Scotland County), Laurinburg — Terry Sanford 1917-1998
. . . — Map (db m94447) HM
North Carolina (Scotland County), Laurinburg — World War II Glider Pilots
In memory of the combat glider pilots and other airborne assault personnel who trained at the Laurinburg-Maxton Army Air Field during World War II. This memorial is dedicated to those brave young Americans, especially to those who in large numbers . . . — Map (db m94448) HM WM

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