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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26OV_james-k-polk_Pineville-NC.html
U.S. President, 1845-49. Born nearby in house no longer standing. Land & reconstructed buildings now State Historic Site.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM22RH_steele-creek-church_Charlotte-NC.html
The Presbyterian congregation was organized before 1760 by Scots-Irish settlers. Robert Henry, the first permanent pastor, arrived in 1766. Rev. James McRee served from 1778 to 1797. Sugar Creek was the first Presbyterian church in the region, org…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM206W_camp-greene_Charlotte-NC.html
World War I training camp operated here on 6,000 acres, 1917-1919. Named for Revolutionary War Gen. Nat'l Greene.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1W9X_mcintyre-skirmish_Charlotte-NC.html
In commemoration of the McIntyre Skirmish Oct 3, 1780 Erected by Mecklenburg Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution 1901
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1W9V_birthplace-of-james-k-polk_Pineville-NC.html
Here stood the house in which was born November 2, 1795 James Knox Polk, President of the United States 1845-1849. Erected by Mecklenburg Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution 1904
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1W9U_jane-parks-mcdowell-memorial_Charlotte-NC.html
1780 In Memoriam, Jane Parks, wife of Capt. John McDowell, Who rode 10 perilous miles to notify American Camp of the British evacuation of Charlotte. Erected by the Mecklenburg Chapter, DAR.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1W9T_camp-greene-memorial_Charlotte-NC.html
Erected by Mecklenburg Chapter Daughters of American Rev. in Commemoration of Camp Greene and In Honor of the Men Who Were Trained There For Service In World War Camp Greene July 12, 1917-June 30, 1919 East facing side: 9 TH INFANTRY …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1T2J_romare-bearden-historical_Charlotte-NC.html
African American artist and writer. Many of his collages were inspired by childhood memories of N.C. Born 1 block N.W.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1T2I_british-encampment-1780-historical_Charlotte-NC.html
From September 26 to October 12, 1780, the Southern British Army was encamped in Charlotte. The camp totaled about 4,000 people including officers, soldiers, loyalists, laborers, sutlers, and camp followers. The encampment was a square, about 400 …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1T2H_mecklenburg-resolves-historical_Charlotte-NC.html
Bold set of anti-British resolutions, adopted on May 31, 1775, in meeting 50 yds., S.W. organized by Thomas Polk, fired spirit of independence.
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