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  • Monument Name

    General Hull and Thomas Holliday Marker, Snow Hill

  • Type

    Marker

  • Subjects

    War of 1812

    Historic Military Figures

    Geography

    Revolutionary War, 1775-1783

  • City

    Snow Hill

  • County

    Greene

  • Description

    A simple bronze plaque is attached to a large, irregular shaped four foot high rock. In addition to the inscription the plaque has the spinning wheel insignia of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

    Images: Plaque | Angle view | Civil War Trails marker | Far-off view

  • Inscription

    THIS ROAD WAS PART OF / THE ORIGINAL HULL ROAD / CUT BY / GENERAL HULL / IN THE MARCH OF THE / BRITISH ARMY THROUGH / EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA / DURING THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR

    TWO MILES EAST IS / THE GRAVE OF / THOMAS HOLLIDAY / GENERAL IN THE / AMERICAN ARMY / IN THE WAR OF 1812

    ERECTED BY THE / COLONEL ALEXANDER MCALLISTER CHAPTER / DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION / 1930

  • Dedication Date

    1930

  • Decade

    1930s

  • Geographic Coordinates

    35.481390 , -77.638810 View in Geobrowsemap pin

  • Supporting Sources

      “Hull Road,” Historical Marker Project, http://www.historicalmarkerproject.com, (accessed August 20, 2016) Link

      “Hull Road,” The Historical Marker Database, HMdb.org, (accessed August 20, 2016) Link

  • Public Site

    Yes

  • Materials & Techniques

    Bronze, granite

  • Sponsors

    Colonel Alexander McAllister Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution

  • Location

    the marker is located near Snow Hill, NC, at the intersection of U.S. 258 and County Route 903, on the right when traveling north on U.S. 258. The Greene County Courthouse is app. six miles south on Highway 258 (see Greene County Confederate Monument). A North Carolina Civil War Trails sign stands a few feet from the marker. Nooherooka Monument is app. five miles from the marker.

  • Landscape

    The landscape is open farmland on all sides with the exception of an abandoned house about 100 yards behind the marker.

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