Samuel Spencer (c. 1734 – 1794) Homesite and Cemetery

Traveling back from the beach this weekend, I forced my wife and dog to endure something I’ve wanted to do for a long time, which is to find, and then visit, the homesite and resting place for one of my favorite deceased North Carolinians, Judge Samuel Spencer. I’m going to post some seemingly inane photographs, because the site is harder to find than it should be, especially if you’re expecting it to just be off the highway.  If you ever find yourself driving westbound on I-74 outside of Lilesville, in Anson County, you may notice this sign:

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I’ll explain more below.

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