Moore County Bicentennial Commemoration

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Moore County Bicentennial Commemoration, Carthage. Photo courtesy of Markeroni.com

Moore County Bicentennial Commemoration
Carthage
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Description: The Moore County Bicentennial Commemoration Monument is a bronze plaque placed on a smaller, rectangular piece of granite. The plaque faces upward and the inscription on the plaque references individuals holding public positions at the time of commemoration, 200 years after Moore County was first founded.

Inscription:
Top: BICENTENNIAL COMMEMORATION


Left side: COUNTY COMMISSIONERS / ARTHUR L. PURVIS, CHM. / JIMMY RILEY, V. CHM / ANTHONY E. PARKER / DR. CHARLES A. PHILLIPS, M.D. / WILLIAM E. SIMMONS / ROY L. LOWE, COUNTY MANAGER


Center: MOORE COUNTY / 1784 / 200-YEARS / 1984 / NORTH CAROLINA


Right side: GOVERNOR OF NORTH CAROLINA / JAMES B. HUNT, JR. / STATE SENATORS / WANDA HUNT / RUSSELL G. WALKER / STATE REPRESENTATIVES / T. CLYDE AUMAN


Bottom: DEDICATED / JULY 4, 1984


Dedication date: 7/4/1984

Materials & Techniques: Granite, bronze

Location: The monument is located in Courthouse Square. The historic courthouse sits along NC Route 22/24/27 at Monroe Street.

Landscape: The monument sits on the lawn of Courthouse Square. The James Rogers McConnell Memorial is also located on Courthouse Square.

City: Carthage

County: Moore

Subjects: Local History

Latitude: 
35.34563
Longitude: 
-79.41692
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