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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 Church2 Miles North East
On North College Street (Business U.S. 701) at Mercer Mill - Brown Marsh Road, in the median on North College Street.
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
On Mercer Mill - Brown Marsh Road just south of Lisbon Road, on the right when traveling north.
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 — Whistler’s Mother1804–1881
On North College Street (Business U.S. 701) at Burney Ford Road, on the left when traveling south on North College Street.
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
On West Broad Street (State Highway 87) west of Poplar Street (U.S. 701), on the right when traveling west.
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
On State Highway 87 at Lisbon Road, on the left when traveling north on State Highway 87.
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
On Elwell Ferry Road (County Route 1730) at North Carolina Highway 87, on the right when traveling east on Elwell Ferry Road.
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
On State Highway 210 at Old Whitehall Road, on the left when traveling north on State Highway 210.
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
On State Highway 87 just east of State Highway 131, on the right when traveling west.
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
On State Highway 53 1.2 miles south of U.S. 701, on the left when traveling south.
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
On U.S. 701 just north of North Carolina Highway 41, on the right when traveling south.
An installation of the Civilian Conservation Corps. Initiated modern park improvements. Established here 1835; closed 1942. — Map (db m60360) HM

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