Kenan Memorial Fountain - Wilmington, North Carolina
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 34° 14.145 W 077° 56.604
18S E 228892 N 3792215
Quick Description: Fountain located in the middle of the intersection of 5th and Markets Streets in Wilmington, North Carolina.
Location: North Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 10/31/2007 5:47:05 AM
Waymark Code: WM2GK0
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member huggy_d1
Views: 28

Long Description:
The Kenan Memorial Fountain is located at the center of Fifth Avenue and Market Street. The fountain was given to the City of Wilmington by William Rand Kenan, Jr. in 1921 as a memorial to his parents. The pool originally had a pool at street level which was removed in 1953 when the State Highway Commission suggested the fountain be moved. Rather than moving the fountain the city reduced the size of the fountain, installed lighting and widened the street around the fountain.
Web Link: Not listed

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