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Bladen County North Carolina Historical Markers

 
Old Brown Marsh Presbyterian Church Marker image, Touch for more information
By J. J. Prats, October 13, 2012
Old Brown Marsh Presbyterian Church Marker
North Carolina (Bladen County), Clarkton — Old Brown Marsh Presbyterian Church ó 2 Miles North East
Organized prior to 1756. Present building constructed 1818—the third on site. First two buildings of logs. Was also used for secular education until 1848. Among early ministers: H. McAden, Jas. Hall, S. Stanford, C. Lindsay. — Map (db m60483) HM
North Carolina (Bladen County), Clarkton — Old Brown Marsh Presbyterian Church
Organized prior to 1756 by Scottish settlers. Present building constructed 1818. Third building on site. First two building of logs. Was also used for secular education until 1848. Some early ministers: H. McAden — Jas. Hall — S. . . . — Map (db m60485) HM
North Carolina (Bladen County), Clarkton — Whistlerís Mother ó 1804–1881
Anna Mathilda McNeill Whistler, mother of the noted painter, James Abbot McNeill Whistler, lived in a house which stood 1300 yards east of this spot. — Map (db m60280) HM
North Carolina (Bladen County), Elizabethtown — I-11 — Battle of Elizabethtown
Whigs broke Tory power in Bladen County, August, 1781, driving them into Tory Hole, 50 yards north. — Map (db m27536) HM
North Carolina (Bladen County), Elizabethtown — Mount Horeb Presbyterian Church and Cemetery
Mount Horeb Presbyterian Church and Cemetery circa 1845 have been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m94725) HM
North Carolina (Bladen County), Elizabethtown — Oakland
One and one-half miles northeast stands Oakland, the home of General Thomas Brown, an officer of the Revolution, 1747-1814. Staunch patriot, statesman, planter. — Map (db m94723) HM
North Carolina (Bladen County), Ivanhoe — Memorial for Four World War II Aviators
In Memory of Lt. Richard G. Shipley Age 23, Fresno. Cal. Lt. Howard R. Johnson, Jr Age 23, Sheffield. Tex. Sgt. Robert M. Anderson Age 23 San Ysidro, Cal. Sgt. Roger H. Knowlton Age 22. Rochester, N.Y. Troop Carrier Command of . . . — Map (db m94360) HM WM
North Carolina (Bladen County), Tar Heel — I-37 — Thomas Robeson
Colonel in Revolution, member of provincial congresses and state senator. Robeson County is named for him. His home stood ½ mile N.E. — Map (db m18070) HM
North Carolina (Bladen County), White Lake — I-76 — Future Farmers of America
Began in N.C. as Young Tar Heel Farmers, 1928, to promote vocational agriculture in schools. Camp here since 1928. — Map (db m79996) HM
North Carolina (Bladen County), White Lake — I-78 — White Lake CCC Camp
An installation of the Civilian Conservation Corps. Initiated modern park improvements. Established here 1835; closed 1942. — Map (db m60360) HM

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