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Raeford, North Carolina Historical Markers

 
Wide view of the Edenborough Medical College Marker image, Touch for more information
By Paul Crumlish, May 7, 2010
Wide view of the Edenborough Medical College Marker
North Carolina (Hoke County), Raeford — I-41 — Edenborough Medical College
Early medical school, chartered 1867, conducted by Dr. Hector McLean. Closed c. 1877. Stood one-half mile south. — Map (db m31248) HM
North Carolina (Hoke County), Raeford — I-43 — Monroe’s Crossroads
Gen. Kilpatrick's Union cavalry repulsed Gen. Hampton's Confederate cavalry there, March 10, 1865, ten miles north. Now in Fort Bragg area. — Map (db m31246) HM
North Carolina (Hoke County), Raeford — I-45 — Sherman's March
General Sherman, with a part of his army, on March 9-10, 1865, camped here at Bethel Presbyterian Church (organized before 1800). — Map (db m31255) HM
North Carolina (Hoke County), Raeford — I-47 — State Sanatorium
Opened in 1908. First state institution in North Carolina for treating tuberculosis. Sponsored by Dr. J. E. Brooks of Greensboro. — Map (db m31252) HM

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