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U.S. President, 1845-49. Born nearby in house no longer standing. Land & reconstructed buildings now State Historic Site.
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…
World War I training camp operated here on 6,000 acres, 1917-1919. Named for Revolutionary War Gen. Nat'l Greene.
In commemoration of the McIntyre Skirmish
Oct 3, 1780
Erected by Mecklenburg Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution
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
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.
Erected by Mecklenburg Chapter Daughters of American Rev.
in Commemoration of Camp Greene
In Honor of the
For Service In
July 12, 1917-June 30, 1919
East facing side: 9 TH INFANTRY …
African American artist and writer. Many of his collages were inspired by childhood memories of N.C. Born 1 block N.W.
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 …
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.