David Schenck Monument

David Schenck Monument

David Schenck, an attorney, was born in Lincolnton, North Carolina on March 24, 1835. He moved to Greensboro in 1881 and in 1885 he began his effort to rescue the lands on which the Battle of Guilford Courthouse took place.

The inscription on the monument reads:

DAVID SCHENCK
THE PROJECTOR OF THIS BATTLE FIELD'S
RECLAMATION AND THE ORGANIZER AND
FIRST PRESIDENT OF THE
GUILFORD BATTLE GROUND COMPANY
1835   1902

All photographs 2005-2008
by  
Westfield, NC

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