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Alamance Battleground Monument

This is a photograph of one of the historic monuments at the Alamance Battleground historic site in present day Alamance County, North Carolina. The monument is often called "The Battle of Alamance Monument" and also "The First Battle of the Revolution." The monument was dedicated on May 29, 1880 to commemorate the battle fought between the Regulators and Governor William Tryon's militia on May 16, 1771. At the time of the battle in 1771, the site was part of Orange County.

The Alamance Battleground site is one of North Carolina's State Historic Sites.  More information about the site can be found at North Carolina Historic Sites:

More information about the monument can be found at Commemorative Landscapes of North Carolina (UNC-Chapel Hill):

A monument at the Alamance Battleground
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Martin, Todd. "Alamance Battleground Monument." Image. May 19, 2007. Flickr.

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