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Harmony Hill Camp Meeting Marker image, Touch for more information
By Michael C. Wilcox, May 2, 2012
Harmony Hill Camp Meeting Marker
North Carolina (Iredell County), Harmony — Harmony Hill Camp Meeting 1846
A two-week camp meeting was organized here as early as 1846 by North Iredell Protestants. It continues today on the second Sunday in October as a one-day event. Harmony School is built on the original site. — Map (db m55345) HM
North Carolina (Iredell County), Sharpesburg — M23 — Clio's Nursery
A school established about 1778 by the Rev. James Hall. Trained many prominent men. Closed about 1787. Was a few hundred yards E. — Map (db m51207) HM
North Carolina (Iredell County), Sharpesburg — M45 — William Sharpe 1742-1818
Member of Continental & provincial congresses: was first legislator to advocate U.N.C., 1784. Grave is 2 miles east. — Map (db m51081) HM
North Carolina (Iredell County), Statesville — M 36 — Agricultural Extension Service
First N.C. cotton & corn demonstration supervised by a county agent held here on farm of J. F. Eagle, 1907-1908. — Map (db m65432) HM
North Carolina (Iredell County), Statesville — M17 — Ebenezer Academy
Chartered in 1822. An academy to 1856; public school until 1903. This is the original building. — Map (db m51147) HM
North Carolina (Iredell County), Statesville — M-1 — Fort Dobbs
Built in 1756 by colony. Was garrisoned by North Carolina Provincials during French & Indian War, until 1762. Site 1 mi. N. — Map (db m85401) HM
North Carolina (Iredell County), Statesville — M 46 — Fourth Creek Meeting House
Presbyterian. Established ca. 1750; on this site by 1756. The Rev. James Hall first regular minister. — Map (db m51804) HM
North Carolina (Iredell County), Statesville — Hugh Waddell c. 1734-April 9, 1773
Directed construction of Fort Dobbs in 1756 while in command of Provincial forces. Irish born, Waddell was in North Carolina by 1754. During French & Indian War, he led troops to Pennsylvania in 1758 and repulsed Cherokee attack on Fort Dobbs in . . . — Map (db m51008) HM
North Carolina (Iredell County), Statesville — Iredell County Confederate Memorial
(Front): To the Soldiers of Iredell County 1861-1865. Our Confederate Dead. (Back): From Bethel to Appomattox, their courage, patience, fortitude endurance and unselfish devotion to country are unparalleled in history. . . . — Map (db m51135) HM
North Carolina (Iredell County), Statesville — Iredell County Korea & Vietnam War Memorial
In Perpetual Honor of Our Veterans of Iredell County Who Honorably Served in the Armed Forces During The Korean and Vietnam Wars Killed in Action Korea Betty Jean Allison Donald H. Barker Bernard Eugene Bumgarner J.W. . . . — Map (db m57386) WM
North Carolina (Iredell County), Statesville — Iredell County World War I Memorial
In Memory of the Men of Iredell County Who Gave Their Lives in the World War Clarence Alvin Arthurs James Garland Ayers Donnie Bicle Bess Samuel Burette Blackwelder Clint Brown Demps Brown Willie Cash William I. Castles . . . — Map (db m57387) HM
North Carolina (Iredell County), Statesville — Iredell County World War II Memorial
To Honor and Remember Those of Iredell County Who Gave Their Lives in World War II Jay Edgar Alley William F. Anthony, Jr. Thomas B. Arthur Herbert Richard Baker Herman Bostian Ballard Charles Stephen Beck William M. Beckham . . . — Map (db m57388) HM
North Carolina (Iredell County), Statesville — M 19 — J. P. Caldwell
Editor of Statesville "Landmark" (1890-92), Charlotte "Observer" (1892-1909). His home was two blocks north. — Map (db m51409) HM
North Carolina (Iredell County), Statesville — M24 — James Hall
Presbyterian minister, Revolutionary soldier and chaplain, educator, pioneer missionary in the Natchez country. Grave is 50 yards north. — Map (db m98682) HM
North Carolina (Iredell County), Statesville — M18 — Mitchell College
Founded 1856 as a college for women. Presbyterian until 1959. Granted state community college status in 1973. Is two blocks N. — Map (db m51005) HM
North Carolina (Iredell County), Statesville — M40 — N.C. Association for the Blind
Established in 1934 by Lions Clubs in N.C. First meeting was held here in Vance Hotel. — Map (db m51134) HM
North Carolina (Iredell County), Statesville — Old Fourth Creek Burying Ground 1756-1888
Dedicated by the Presbyterian church to the memory of the pioneers and to the soldiers of the Indian wars, the Revolution and the Confederacy who lie buried here. Built by the pioneers, this wall was reconstructed by the national government and . . . — Map (db m51803) HM
North Carolina (Iredell County), Statesville — Site of Fort Dobbs
Site of Fort Dobbs 1755. erected by Fort Dobbs Chapter D.A.R. 1910. — Map (db m51009) HM
North Carolina (Iredell County), Statesville — Statesville in the Civil War The Raiders Soon Departed Stoneman's Raid
(Preface): On March 24, 1865, Union Gen. George Stoneman led 6,000 cavalrymen from Tennessee into southwestern Virginia and western North Carolina to disrupt the Confederate supply line by destroying sections of the Virginia and Tennessee . . . — Map (db m57089) HM
North Carolina (Iredell County), Statesville — M11 — Stoneman's Raid
On a raid through western North Carolina Gen. Stoneman's U.S. Cavalry occupied Statesville, April 13, 1865. — Map (db m51073) HM
North Carolina (Iredell County), Statesville — United Spanish American War Veterans Memorial
In Memory of United Spanish American War Veterans 1898 - 1902 Erected By John M. Allison Camp No. 16 and Auxillary Camp No. 13 Phillipine Islands Cuba Puerto Rico U.S.A. — Map (db m57110) HM
North Carolina (Iredell County), Statesville — M 25 — Vance House
Now historical museum, was temporary home of Gov. Zebulon B. Vance after Sherman's capture of Raleigh. April 1865. Is 350 yards southwest. — Map (db m51408) HM

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