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They answered the call to arms
This monument was erected by agrateful community to honor andremember those men and women whoserved, fought and sacrificed toprotect and preserve the ideals andfreedom of our great nation.
In remembrance of th…
N.C. House of Representatives, N.C. State Senate (three terms), Mayor of Murfreesboro, Chairman of School Board, Democratic Party state executive, Committee and County chairman, son of Judge David Alexander Barnes and Bettie Vaughan Barnes
Associate Justice of N.C. Supreme Court 1975-1985, Superior Court Judge-131/2 years, served in 84 counties, N.C. State Senator-four terms, Mayor of Murfreesboro and Woodland, home: 407 East High Street
Lawyer-banker-statesman, Member N.C. House-Senate, Corporate & Utilities Commissioner 1930-1959-Chairman 22 yrs.-lowered N.C. electric rate, equalized No./So. freight rate, born in Main St. house, Main St. home & law office moved to historic district
Head of U.S. Yellow Fever Commission in Cuba, 1900-01. Lived here as a young man and married Emily Lawrence of this town.
Home of William Hardy Murfree, member of U.S. Congress, 1813-1817; N.C. House, 1805 & 1812; presidential elector, 1812. House stands 1 block N.
Opened 1848 as Chowan Baptist Female Institute. Became four-year college, 1992. A university since 2006. Two blocks south.
Historian, legislator, superintendent U.S. Mint at Charlotte, state treasurer, minister to Nicaragua, born 1806 in brick house 300 yds. N.
On his American tour Lafayette spent night of Feb. 26, 1825, at Indian Queen Inn which stood two blocks north.
Murfreesboro, a prosperous riverfront commercial center, interested both sides during the war. In June 1862, Confederate Gen. Theophilus H. Holmes ordered cotton destroyed here and in other nearby towns. Eighty Confederate cavalrymen executing his…