Yadkin River and the Trading Ford - On the Banks of the Yadkin
On the Banks of the Yadkin near Salisbury, N.C.
The Yadkin River rises in southern Watauga County and flows through Caldwell and Wilkes Counties and then along the Surry-Yadkin, Yadkin-Forsyth, Davie-Forsyth, Davie-Davidson, Davidson-Rowan and a part of the Montgomery-Stanly County lines. It is joined by the Uwharrie River to form the PeeDee. It is called the “Sapona” River on the Lawson map of 1709 and the “Sapona on Yadkin River” on the 1733 Moseley map.
1749 No other markings. Published by Buerbaum’s Book Store.
Powell, William S. North Carolina Gazetteer Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1968