Sandy Creek Baptist Church
Although records are sparse concerning the church’s beginnings in 1755, one certainty is that Shubal Stearns left his pastorate in Okehon, Virginia, because he carried a spiritual burden for the unchurched yet religiously enthusiastic backcountry farmers in Piedmont North Carolina. Image courtesy of the North Carolina Office of Archives and History, Raleigh, NC.
Battle of Alamance Monument, Alamance Battlefield
Front: FIRST BATTLE OF THE REVOLUTION
Rear: HERE / WAS FOUGHT THE / BATTLE OF / ALAMANCE / MAY 16TH, 1771 / BETWEEN THE / BRITISH AND THE / REGULATORS
Right of Monument: LIBERTY
Left of Monument: 1880