David Caldwell Monument

David Caldwell Monument

This monument is dedicated to the memory of  Dr. David Caldwell, who was born in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania in 1725. During his life he served as a minister at the Buffalo and Alamance Presbyterian churches, in Guilford County. He was a self-taught physician and the founder of a school, known as the log college. After the Battle of Guilford Courthouse, Dr. Caldwell treated the wounded from both sides of the conflict. He served as a member of the Halifax Convention and as a delegate to the North Carolina Constitutional Convention.

The inscription on the monument reads:

DR. DAVID CALDWELL
BORN 1724
DIED 1824
PREACHER
PATRIOT
PHYSICIAN
TEACHER

All photographs 2005-2008
by  
Westfield, NC

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