Historical Markers and War Memorials in Moore County (2024)

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Carthage is the county seat for Moore County

Adjacent to Moore County, NorthCarolina

Chatham County(26)

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1North Carolina, Moore County, Candor — K-34 — SamarcandHistorical Markers and WarMemorials in MooreCounty (1)
State juvenile facility. Est. in 1918 to provide girls with educational and vocational training. Campus is 3 mi. south. — Map (dbm74936) HM
2North Carolina, Moore County, Carthage — Biography of Robert Hoyle Upchurch(August 23, 1923 – October 6, 1944)Historical Markers and WarMemorials in MooreCounty (2)
Lieutenant Robert Hoyle Upchurch was born in the rural community of High Falls, North Carolina on August 23, 1923, where he grew up in a large, close family. The second youngest of eleven children, he was known by his family as “Hoyle”. After . . . — Map (dbm104351) HM
3North Carolina, Moore County, Carthage — K-59 — Buggy CompanyHistorical Markers and WarMemorials in MooreCounty (3)
Thomas B. Tyson & W.T. Jones's factory produced horse-drawn vehicles sold across South. 1850s to 1920s. At peak made 3000 per year. Stood here. — Map (dbm88659) HM
4North Carolina, Moore County, Carthage — East Meets WestHistorical Markers and WarMemorials in MooreCounty (4)
Sen. Harris Blake and Dr. Lian Xie have worked tirelessly since 2006 to maintain good will between the U.S. and Hunan Provence, China. Both countries fought together to defeat Japan in WWII. 60 years after the war, a relationship was renewed when a . . . — Map (dbm104353) HM WM
5North Carolina, Moore County, Carthage — James McConnellHistorical Markers and WarMemorials in MooreCounty (5)
-Translation- To the American Sergeant Pilot Aviator James McConnell Voluntary Enlisted Man in the French Aviation on December 27th, 1915 Killed in Action on March 19th, 1917 in Aerial Combat The country of France will forever be . . . — Map (dbm104348) HM WM
6North Carolina, Moore County, Carthage — K-65 — James McConnell1887-1917Historical Markers and WarMemorials in MooreCounty (6)
World War I soldier; aviator. Flew for France in Lafayette Escadrille. Killed in action, March 19, 1917. Lived 1 mi. W. — Map (dbm88661) HM
7North Carolina, Moore County, Carthage — James Rogers McConnellHistorical Markers and WarMemorials in MooreCounty (7)
In January 1915 James Roger McConnell left Carthage, N.C. For N.Y. And sailed to France. He volunteered in the American Ambulance Service as an ambulance driver. He was awarded the much coveted Croix de Guerre for Bravery Under Fire. He later joined . . . — Map (dbm104350) HM WM
8North Carolina, Moore County, Carthage — K-43 — John MacRaeHistorical Markers and WarMemorials in MooreCounty (8)
Gaelic poet. Emigrated from Scotland in 1774. Loyalist during the Revolution. His home stood 2½ miles south. — Map (dbm88657) HM
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9North Carolina, Moore County, Carthage — Lt. Robert "Hoyle" UpchurchHistorical Markers and WarMemorials in MooreCounty (9)
23rd Fighter Group, 74th Squadron US Army Air Corps MIA/KIA Oct. 6th, 1944 A Member of the Famous Flying Tigers Home at Last, April 8th, 2006 Dedicated April 7, 2012 — Map (dbm104352) HM WM
10North Carolina, Moore County, Carthage — K-26 — Plank RoadHistorical Markers and WarMemorials in MooreCounty (10)
This street is the route of Fayetteville-to-Salem plank road, a toll road 129 miles long, built 1849-54. — Map (dbm100040) HM
11North Carolina, Moore County, Carthage — Ret. SFC Zeb D. Harrington and The "Junkyard Dog"Historical Markers and WarMemorials in MooreCounty (11)
Zeb Harrington was raised in Chatham County N.C. Near Moncure. He was a young boy during WWII and was always fascinated by anything military, especially airplanes. He grew up and married his wife, Martha, and raised four children. Gerald, Sherri, . . . — Map (dbm104347) HM WM
12North Carolina, Moore County, Robbins — K-47 — John BethuneHistorical Markers and WarMemorials in MooreCounty (12)
Early pastor for Scots in N.C.; chaplain for Loyalists at Battle of Moores Creek Bridge, 1776. First Presbyterian minister in Ontario. Lived 4 mi. S. — Map (dbm64843) HM
13North Carolina, Moore County, Robbins — K-4 — Mechanic's HillHistorical Markers and WarMemorials in MooreCounty (13)
Site of extensive gunsmithing operations in 18th and 19th centuries. The Kennedy family led in producing long rifles. — Map (dbm88655) HM
14North Carolina, Moore County, Seagrove — K-60 — Jacques and Juliana Busbee1870-1947 1876-1962Historical Markers and WarMemorials in MooreCounty (14)
Artists, ushered old folk pottery tradition into the modern era. Est. in 1922 Jugtown Pottery 3 miles N.E. — Map (dbm88654) HM
15North Carolina, Moore County, Seagrove — K-52 — Pottery IndustryHistorical Markers and WarMemorials in MooreCounty (15)
Begun in 18th century by Chriscoe, Cole, Craven, Luck, McNeill, Owen, & Teague families living within 5 mile radius. — Map (dbm88653) HM
16North Carolina, Moore County, Southern Pines — John Tyrant PatrickHistorical Markers and WarMemorials in MooreCounty (16)
Founded the village of Vineland in 1884. Incorporated as the town of Southern Pines March 7, 1887. — Map (dbm114036) HM
17Tennessee, Moore County, Lynchburg — 3G 20 — Crockett HomesteadHistorical Markers and WarMemorials in MooreCounty (17)
One mile south, on south side of East Branch of Mulberry Creek, David Crockett built a log house in which he lived from 1811 to 1813. While here he hunted, and cleared a field three miles northwest on "Hungry Hill." When bears and other game became . . . — Map (dbm24631) HM
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18Tennessee, Moore County, Lynchburg — Green-Evans-Hudgens HouseHistorical Markers and WarMemorials in MooreCounty (18)
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Green-Evans-Hudgens House circa 1858 — Map (dbm196474) HM
19Tennessee, Moore County, Lynchburg — LynchburgThe Heart of Moore CountyHistorical Markers and WarMemorials in MooreCounty (19)
Lynchburg was a mere crossroads village in 1861, but the war and the years that followed it transformed this place. By the end of April 1861—six weeks before Tennesseans formally voted to secede—local men had formed Co. E (Lynchburg Rangers), 1st . . . — Map (dbm152104) HM
20Tennessee, Moore County, Lynchburg — Miss Mary Bobo's Boarding HouseHistorical Markers and WarMemorials in MooreCounty (20)
The National Register Tennessee Historical Commission Miss Mary Bobo's Boarding House of Historic Places — Map (dbm196476) HM
21Tennessee, Moore County, Lynchburg — 3G 39 — Moore CountyHistorical Markers and WarMemorials in MooreCounty (21)
Moore County was created by an Act of the Tennessee legislature December 1871, and was named in honor of Gen. William Moore. Born in Kentucky in 1786, he settled on Mulberry Creek circa 1806. Captain in the War of 1812 and the Creek Indian Wars, and . . . — Map (dbm24630) HM
22Tennessee, Moore County, Lynchburg — Moore County Confederate MemorialHistorical Markers and WarMemorials in MooreCounty (22)
1861 In loving memory 1865 Confederate soldiers of Moore County • • • • • Erected 1927 Confederate soldiers [Reverse] 1861 In perpetual 1865 remembrance. Preserve the truth in history • • • • • Erected 1927 . . . — Map (dbm152114) WM
23Tennessee, Moore County, Lynchburg — Moore County CourthouseHistorical Markers and WarMemorials in MooreCounty (23)
The National Register of Historic Places Tennessee Historical Commission Moore County Courthouse 1885 — Map (dbm152890) HM
24Tennessee, Moore County, Lynchburg — Moore County Veterans MemorialHistorical Markers and WarMemorials in MooreCounty (24)
[Monument, front side] We cannot forget We must not forget We dare not forget Air Force • Army • Coast Guard • Navy • Marine Corps In honor of those sons and daughters of Moore County who served their country . . . — Map (dbm152112) WM
25Tennessee, Moore County, Lynchburg — 3G 21 — Pioneer CemeteryHistorical Markers and WarMemorials in MooreCounty (25)
About 100 yds east is this cemetery, on land donated by William Stark Smith, a veteran of the Revolution who had been wounded at Brandywine and received a grant hereabouts for his services. Pioneers buried here include John Motlow (1757-1812), who . . . — Map (dbm24632) HM
26Tennessee, Moore County, Lynchburg — The Jack Daniel DistilleryHistorical Markers and WarMemorials in MooreCounty (26)
This is to certify that The Jack Daniel Distillery has been entered on the National Register of Historic Places by the U.S. Department of the Interior. The National Register is a list of properties "significant in American History, . . . — Map (dbm61363) HM
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27Tennessee, Moore County, Tullahoma — Ledford's MillHistorical Markers and WarMemorials in MooreCounty (27)
The National Register Tennessee Historical Commission Ledford's Mill of Historic Places — Map (dbm196473) HM
28Texas, Moore County, Dumas — 884 — City of DumasHistorical Markers and WarMemorials in MooreCounty (28)
In 1891, Louis Dumas and J. R. Wheat formed the Panhandle Townsite Company to develop and promote a community they named Dumas. A post office was established the same year, and in 1892 Dumas was elected the seat of Moore County government. A . . . — Map (dbm88771) HM
29Texas, Moore County, Dumas — 1517 — Exploration Route of Lt. James W. Abert(Campsites: 5 mi. SW and 3 mi. NE of marker)Historical Markers and WarMemorials in MooreCounty (29)
The United States government had the Canadian River explored in 1845, just before Texas joined the Union. Topographical engineer James W. Abert (1820-1897), a West Point graduate, had charge of a 33-man party, and spent two or more days in the . . . — Map (dbm151080) HM
30Texas, Moore County, Dumas — 2147 — Geological Riches of Moore CountyHistorical Markers and WarMemorials in MooreCounty (30)
Have proved beneficial from earliest times when prehistoric man developed first industry in Texas by mining flint deposits along the Canadian River. Items made from these quarries have been found over a large portion of the western United States. . . . — Map (dbm88769) HM
31Texas, Moore County, Dumas — 3455 — Moore CountyHistorical Markers and WarMemorials in MooreCounty (31)
Created 1876 from Bexar Land District. Named in honor of Edwin W. Moore (1810-1865), Commodore of the Navy, Republic of Texas. County was organized July 5, 1892, with Dumas (named for promoter of the townsite) as county seat. Stagecoach and . . . — Map (dbm88789) HM
32Texas, Moore County, Dumas — 3456 — Moore County CourthouseHistorical Markers and WarMemorials in MooreCounty (32)
Land for this courthouse square was donated by Louis Dumas, who laid out the townsite in 1891. One year later, Moore County was formally organized as a government, and in 1893 the county's first courthouse was built. The original courthouse was . . . — Map (dbm88784) HM
33Texas, Moore County, Dumas — 84 — Quanah Parker TrailTexas Plains Trail RegionHistorical Markers and WarMemorials in MooreCounty (33)
Comanche, Kiowa & Indians before them camped 6 miles SE of Dumas by springs that fed Big Blue Creek Arrow sculptor: Charles A.Smith — Map (dbm155126) HM
34Texas, Moore County, Dumas — 4372 — Route of Tascosa-Dodge City TrailHistorical Markers and WarMemorials in MooreCounty (34)
As ranchers and merchants settled in this part of Texas during the 1870s, the need for a direct supply line became evident. This trail was established in 1877 for cattle drives and freight hauls from Tascosa (38 mi. SW) to markets in Dodge City, . . . — Map (dbm120035) HM
35Texas, Moore County, Dumas — 4373 — Route of the Old Tascosa-Dodge City TrailHistorical Markers and WarMemorials in MooreCounty (35)
Founded 1877, for travel from Tascosa, on the Canadian (25 mi. SW) to Dodge City, Kansas. Tascosa was supply center for hunters and settlers, Panhandle and South Plains; and for LE, LIT, LS and LX Ranches, running large herds of cattle on . . . — Map (dbm88791) HM
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36Texas, Moore County, Dumas — 4810 — Site of Historic Drift FenceHistorical Markers and WarMemorials in MooreCounty (36)
Until the mid-1880's, no range fences existed in the Texas Panhandle. Thus when winter blizzards came, cattle drifted from Oklahoma, Colorado and Kansas to the Texas ranches of T ("Box T"--Dominion Cattle Co. Ltd.), 7K ("Seven K"--York, Parker & . . . — Map (dbm88767) HM
37Texas, Moore County, Masterson — 16490 — MastersonHistorical Markers and WarMemorials in MooreCounty (37)
In 1927, three companies combined to construct a natural gas plant and pipeline to produce gas for Denver, Colorado. Small houses and a hotel were constructed for married and single workers. A one-room school was soon constructed for the workers’ . . . — Map (dbm88786) HM
38Texas, Moore County, Sunray — 4812 — Site of Historic Drift FenceHistorical Markers and WarMemorials in MooreCounty (38)
Until the mid-1880's, no range fences existed in the Texas Panhandle. Thus when winter blizzards came, cattle drifted from Oklahoma, Colorado and Kansas to the Texas ranches of ("Box T"--Dominion Cattle Co. Ltd.), K ("Seven K"--York, Parker & . . . — Map (dbm151082) HM

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