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Thomasville, North Carolina Historical Markers

 
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By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
Jefferson Davis Marker
North Carolina (Davidson County), Thomasville — K 16 — Jefferson Davis
President Davis, fleeing southward after Lee’s surrender, with members of his cabinet spent the night of Apr. 16, 1865, in a pine grove nearby. — Map (db m33917) HM
North Carolina (Davidson County), Thomasville — K 32 — John H. Mills
First head of Oxford Orphanage (1873-1884) and Thomasville Baptist Orphanage (Mills Home), president Oxford Female College. Grave 100 yds. S. — Map (db m70024) HM
North Carolina (Davidson County), Thomasville — K 35 — John W. Thomas — 1800-1871
Founder of Thomasville. As legislator led fight for N.C. Railroads; friend of education. His home, Cedar Lodge, was nearby. — Map (db m70002) HM
North Carolina (Davidson County), Thomasville — John W. Thomas
Site of the home place of John W. Thomas Founder of the city of Thomasville, 1857
"John W. Thomas, the founder of Thomasville, lived in “a grand mansion” in the center of town, across the street from the town commons. . . . — Map (db m70005) HM
North Carolina (Davidson County), Thomasville — NC Vietnam Veterans Memorial
The North Carolina Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park Dedicated to the 216,000 North Carolinians who served and the over 1,600 who sere killed or missing in the Vietnam War Memorial Day 1991 — Map (db m63387) WM
North Carolina (Davidson County), Thomasville — Thomasville — Caring for the Sick and Wounded
During the Civil War, Thomasville became a hospital center that treated the sick and wounded, civilian and soldier alike. From 1862 to 1865, a local doctor, D. W. Smith, operated a smallpox hospital just outside of town. In March 1865, Surgeon Simon . . . — Map (db m34232) HM
North Carolina (Davidson County), Thomasville — Thomasville — A Key Stop & Refuge
John W. Thomas, who represented this area in the state legislature in the mid-1800s, laid out the town of Thomasville in 1852 on the proposed route of the North Carolina Railroad. Three years later, the line was completed to the new town, and the . . . — Map (db m70006) HM WM
North Carolina (Davidson County), Thomasville — Thomasville City Cemetery — Union of Combatants
(Preface): John W. Thomas, who represented this area in the state legislature in the mid-1800s, laid out the town of Thomasville in 1852 on the proposed route of the North Carolina Railroad. Three years later, the line was completed to the . . . — Map (db m34234) HM

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