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Adolph Nussmann Monument (side 2) image, Touch for more information
By Don Morfe, August 19, 2014
Adolph Nussmann Monument (side 2)
North Carolina (Cabarrus County), Concord — Adolph Nussmann Monument
On St Johns Church Road at Mt Olive Road, on the right when traveling north on St Johns Church Road.
side 1 Adolph Nussmann 1739-1794 Pioneer minister and founder of the Lutheran Church in North Carolina side 2 Born in German; educated in the University of Gottingen; called through commissioners Christopher . . . — Map (db m77377) HM
North Carolina (Cabarrus County), Concord — L-102 — Barber-Scotia College
On Cabarrus Avenue W (State Highway 1002) east of Crowell Drive SW.
Presbyterian. Est. 1867 by Luke Dorland to educate Negro women, Scotia Seminary merged in 1930 with Barber Memorial Institute. Coed since 1954. — Map (db m43383) HM
North Carolina (Cabarrus County), Concord — Cabarrus Black Boys Fountain
On Means Avenue Southeast just east of Union Street South.
In Memoriam The Cabarrus Black Boys who destroyed the British ammunition May 17,1771 in defense of American Liberty — Map (db m80711) HM
North Carolina (Cabarrus County), Concord — L-96 — Charles A. Cannon1892-1971
On Concord Parkway North (U.S. 29) at Church Street North, on the right when traveling north on Concord Parkway North.
Cannon Mills president, 1921-1962; advanced the marketing of textiles. Civic leader and health care benefactor. Grave is one mile south. — Map (db m42696) HM
North Carolina (Cabarrus County), Concord — L-52 — James P. Cook
On Union Street S at Corban Street SE (U.S. 601) on Union Street S.
Leader in founding of the Stonewall Jackson Training School, state senator, editor Concord “Standard” (1888-96) and “Uplift.” Home ½ block W. — Map (db m43378) HM
North Carolina (Cabarrus County), Concord — L 4 — Jefferson Davis
On Union Street North 0.1 miles north of Cabarrus Avenue, on the left when traveling north.
President, Confederate States of America, spent the night of April 18, 1865 in house which stood here. — Map (db m66857) HM
North Carolina (Cabarrus County), Concord — Jefferson Davis Camp
On Earl Street just north of Church Street, on the right when traveling north.
. . . — Map (db m39854) HM
North Carolina (Cabarrus County), Concord — L-84 — Red Hill
On Concord Parkway N (Bypass U.S. 29) at McGill Avenue NW, on the right when traveling north on Concord Parkway N.
Home and tavern of John & Martin Pheifer. Gov. Wm. Tryon and President George Washington among guests. Stood 1 1/2 mi. W. — Map (db m42865) HM
North Carolina (Cabarrus County), Concord — L 72 — St. John's Church
On State Highway 73 at St Johns Church Road, on the right when traveling west on State Highway 73.
Lutheran. Began ca.1745 as Dutch Buffalo Creek Church. Adolph Nussman was first regular pastor, 1773. Building erected 1845. 300 yards north. — Map (db m77369) HM
North Carolina (Cabarrus County), Concord — St. John's Lutheran ChurchCommunity Sacrifice
On St Johns Church Road at Mt Olive Road (County Route 2416), on the right when traveling north on St Johns Church Road.
During the Civil War, about two hundred members of St. John’s Lutheran Church served in at least eight Confederate army units. The units included companies in the 8th, 20th, 33rd, 52nd, and 57th North Carolina Infantry regiments, as well as a . . . — Map (db m77374) HM
North Carolina (Cabarrus County), Concord — L-49 — Stonewall Jackson Training School
On Old Charlotte Road SW (State Highway 1157) at State Highway 49, on the right when traveling south on Old Charlotte Road SW.
State juvenile facility. Est. in 1909 to provide boys with educational and vocational training. Campus is 200 yds. W. — Map (db m43372) HM
North Carolina (Cabarrus County), Concord — L-50 — W. R. Odell
On Church Street NE (U.S. 601) at Buffalo Street NW, on the right when traveling north on Church Street NE.
Textile manufacturer, State Senator, 1905-07. Friend of education. His home is 1 block W. — Map (db m42738) HM
North Carolina (Cabarrus County), Concord — L-91 — Warren Coleman1849-1904
On Warren C. Coleman Boulevard (Bypass U.S. 601) at Main Street SW, on the right when traveling west on Warren C. Coleman Boulevard.
Founder of the nation's first textile factory owned and operated by blacks, 1897-1904. Mill building is 350 yds. N. — Map (db m43382) HM
North Carolina (Cabarrus County), Harrisburg — L-8 — Nathaniel Alexander
On 4815 NC Highway 49 South (State Highway 49) at Morehead Road (State Highway 1300), on the right on 4815 NC Highway 49 South.
Surgeon in Revolution; Congressman; Governor, 1805-07. Birthplace stands 3 miles north. — Map (db m42670) HM
North Carolina (Cabarrus County), Kannapolis — L-13 — Granville Grant
On North Cannon Boulevard (U.S. 29) 0.1 miles north of Venus Street, on the right when traveling north.
Formed northern half of colony of North Carolina. Southern boundary surveyed to a point near here in the fall of 1746. — Map (db m42557) HM
North Carolina (Cabarrus County), Kannapolis — L-55 — James W. Cannon1852-1921
On South Cannon Boulevard (U.S. 29) at Cloverleaf Plaza, on the right when traveling north on South Cannon Boulevard.
Textile pioneer; founder of Cannon Mills, 1887, and Kannapolis, 1906; leading manufacturer of towels. Grave 2 mi. S. — Map (db m42692) HM
North Carolina (Cabarrus County), Midland — L 7 — Reed Gold Mine
On State Highway 24/27 at Reed Mine Road, on the right when traveling west on State Highway 24/27.
Gold discovered there 1799. Many gold mines were later operated in this area. N.C. was the chief gold-mining state to 1849. N. 4 mi. — Map (db m40479) HM

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