1763 Providence

1763 Providence (HM17MQ)

Location: Graham, NC 27253 Alamance County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 4.85', W 79° 24.35'

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Center of History

This site and "meeting house" was the area birthplace of a new country in pre-revolutionary meetings, a new county (Alamance), a new county seat (Graham), an early public library, a courthouse, a school to college presidents and a governor, and a center for area leaders to find guidance and faith as they founded other area churches. This is the birthplace of Elon University. Traveling down this early Indian Path and stagecoach road and leaving their marks in this area were the names O'Kelly, Rainey, Worth, Turrentine, Gason, Long, Stanley, and Jones.
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HM NumberHM17MQ
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Year Placed2012
Placed ByVirginia Dare Chapter (2012-2013 Administration) National Society Daughters of the American Colonists
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 3:23am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 643537 N 3994090
Decimal Degrees36.08083333, -79.40583333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 4.85', W 79° 24.35'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 4' 51.00" N, 79° 24' 21.00" W
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Area Code(s)336
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 819 N Main St, Graham NC 27253, US
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