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Union County North Carolina Historical Markers
By Paul Crumlish, May 6, 2011
Wide view of the A. R. Newsome Marker
Educator, author, editor; Sec'y of N.C. Historical Commission, 1926-35. Birthplace 1 block east. — — Map (db m42555) HM
Secretary of Agriculture and later of the Treasury under Wilson. College president and author. His birthplace stood 60 yards north. — — Map (db m42546) HM
Commander-in-chief of Allied armies, 1918, made a speech at the Union County Courthouse, on December 9, 1921. — — Map (db m42541) HM
Governor, 1917-21, first in state nominated by a Democratic primary. N.C. Attorney General, state legislator. Birthplace was 50 ft. north. — — Map (db m42550) HM
Merchant, philanthropist, and Presbyterian layman. Opened first store, May 29, 1888, two blocks east. — — Map (db m42514) HM
Here was born
March 15, 1767,
Seventh president of
the United States — — Map (db m80565) HM
he Carolinas Campaign began on February 1, 1865, when Union Gen. William T. Sherman led his army north from Savannah, Georgia, after the “March to the Sea.” Sherman’s objective was to join Gen. Ulysses S. Grant in . . . — — Map (db m44648) HM 7 markers matched your search criteria.