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    Long Island Village & Cotton Mill Monument

    Long Island, NC Historcial Monument - Click here to see a close up of the textThe Text Reads:

    LONG ISLAND N.C.
    THIS BOULDER COMMEMORATES THE SIGHT OF LONG ISLAND VILLAGE AND COTTON MILL, BUILT BY AVERY M. POWELL AND JOHN J. SHUFFORD ABOUT 1852 AND WAS CLOSED IN 1959 DUE TO THE FORMATION LAKE NORMAN RESERVOIR AT WHICH TIME APPROXIMATELY 52 FAMILIES EARNED THEIR LIVELIHOOD

    ERECTED BY
    MONOGRAM GRANGE # 1078
    AUG. 10 1965
    DATA BY CHARLES A. McNEIL

    The monument is located at the end of Long Island Road, Click here for a map.

    Below are photos of some of the old foundations only visible when the lake level is very low.

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