The Transylvania Times -

Marker Honors Brevard's Namesake – Brevard NC


September 26, 2016

Transylvania County Commissioner Larry Chapman, Brevard City Councilman Mac Morrow and Brevard Mayor Jimmy Harris stand behind the marker during Saturday's ceremony in Charlotte. (Courtesy photo)

A marker honoring Dr. Ephraim Brevard was unveiled Saturday in Charlotte.

The marker for the man, whose name the city of Brevard took, was unveiled by the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence Chapter, NSDAR and the Mecklenburg Chapter, North Carolina S.A.R. (Sons of the American Revolution).

Brevard Mayor Jimmy Harris, Councilman Mac Morrow and County Commissioner Larry Chapman were also in attendance.

Brevard was a Revolutionary War solider who served the colonies as a surgeon and was held as a prisoner of the British in Charleston, S.C., before returning to his home in Mecklenburg C...

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