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Tod R Caldwell Marker, Morganton, NC.

This historic marker stands in downtown Morganton, North Carolina near where Governor Caldwell's Home once stood.

Tod Robinson Caldwell, was born on February 19, 1818 in Morganton, North Carolina. Caldwell became governor on March 22, 1871, with the conviction and removal of Holden. He served till he died in office in 1874.

The text on the marker read as:

Tod R. Caldwell Governor, 1870-1874, during Reconstruction, member State Convention of 1865. His home stood here.

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35.74629444, -81.68733333

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Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Tod R Caldwell Marker; Tod Robinson Caldwell; Governor of North Carolina; Burke County (NC); Historical marker --- North Carolina --- Morganton.; Images


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