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  • Monument Name

    Bicentennial Clock, Carthage

  • Type

    Clock

  • Subjects

    Revolutionary War, 1775-1783

  • City

    Carthage

  • County

    Moore

  • Description

    This clock honors the bicentennial of Carthage, 1796-1996. It was paid for by donations from local people, who are named on bricks and plaques displayed near the clock.

  • Inscription

    Plaque: 1796 1996 / BICENTENNIAL CLOCK / DEDICATED TO THE / PEOPLE OF CARTHAGE / JULY 4, 1996 / BICENTENNIAL COMMITTEE / BILLIE M. MACKEY, EXEC. DIR. / SHERWOOD F. LAPPING / CHAIRMAN - CLOCK PROJECT / CAROL CLEETWOOD, SEC.

    Plaque: THIS / BICENTENNIAL CLOCK / WAS PURCHASED AND / INSTALLED THROUGH / GENEROUS DONATIONS / BY OR IN THE HONOR / OF THOSE WHOSE / NAMES ARE ON THESE / PLAQUES OR ENGRAVED / ON THE BRICKS WHICH / SURROUND IT.

  • Dedication Date

    July 4, 1996

  • Decade

    1990s

  • Geographic Coordinates

    35.345390 , -79.417270 View in Geobrowsemap pin

  • Supporting Sources

      "Carthage, NC Town Clock," Waymarking.com, (accessed June 24, 2014) Link

  • Public Site

    Yes

  • Location

    The monument is located beside the current Moore County Court Building, on Court House Circle, in Carthage, NC.

  • Landscape

    The clock stands in front of a federal building, on a red brick pavilion near the center of town. The green clock is between the U.S. flag and the North Carolina flag.

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