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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2A9X_coal-glen-mine-disaster_Sanford-NC.html
State's worst mining accident occurred on May 27, 1925, when explosions killed 53 men. Shaft 1½ mi. SW.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM29I1_trail-of-tears_Murphy-NC.html
In 1838, the United States government deported more than 16,000 Cherokee Indian people from their homeland in Tennessee, Alabama, North Carolina, and Georgia, and sent them to Indian Territory (now Oklahoma). Thousands of Cherokee perished during …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM29HZ_unicoi-turnpike-trail_Murphy-NC.html
The path now known as the Unicoi Turnpike Trail has existed for over 1,000 years. The earliest European maps of the area note the trail as a connector between Cherokee Territories and the coastal ports at Charleston and Savannah. In 1756, British …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM29HY_trail-of-tears_Murphy-NC.html
In 1838, the United States government deported more than 16,000 Cherokee Indian people from their homeland in Tennessee, Alabama, North Carolina, and Georgia, and sent them to Indian Territory (now Oklahoma). Thousands of Cherokee perished during …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM29HW_murphy-north-carolina-rail_Murphy-NC.html
Beginning in 1873, the state of North Carolina began construction of a rail line to carry passengers and freight from Asheville westward. The line took many years to construct, cutting across the mountains, through tunnels and along the steep grad…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2909_hall-london-house_Pittsboro-NC.html
This property is under the protective covenants of the Historic Preservation Foundation of North Carolina, Incorporated.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27RL_lincoln-park-historic-district_Rocky-Mount-NC.html
The Lincoln Park Historic District , which is located in the northeast section of Rocky Mount, was constructed from 1948 through 1953 featuring single family housing, one restaurant, and motel. The restaurant and motel was owned by Clarence E. Pit…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27GJ_james-i-waddell_Pittsboro-NC.html
Commander of the famous Confederate cruiser, "Shenandoah," lived in a house which stands 3 blocks west.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27GG_george-moses-horton_Pittsboro-NC.html
Slave poet. His The Hope of Liberty (1829) was first book by a black author in South. Lived on farm 2 mi. SE.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27GF_law-office-of-charles-manly_Pittsboro-NC.html
Built 1846 on Hillsboro Street near Salsbury Street, moved to this location and renovated in 1969 by the Chatham County Historical Association, Inc. Gift of Henry and Laura Blair
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