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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsThe Georgian Terrace Hotel - Fox Theatre Historic District

in NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing Buildings

The Georgian Terrace Hotel is one of the contributing buildings for the Fox Theatre Historic District in Midtown Atlanta, GA

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location: Georgia

date approved: 1/12/2008

last visited: 7/31/2017

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Infamous Crime ScenesBert Donaldson Murder Site

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Bert Donaldson, chief investigator of the Office of Solicitor General, was shot to death at The Georgian Terrace on July 11, 1926.

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location: Georgia

date approved: 1/7/2008

last visited: 7/31/2017

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North Carolina Historical MarkersEast Carolina University, F-45

in North Carolina Historical Markers

Established in 1907 as state-supported normal school. A four-year college since 1920. A university since 1967.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 11/22/2007

last visited: 1/7/2010

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North Carolina Historical MarkersBattle of Alamance, GG-2

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On May 16, 1771, North Carolina militia, commanded by Royal Governor William Tryon, defeated the Regulators on this site. The pennants represent the second, or decisive, positions of the two armies and the Regulator camp.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 9/11/2007

last visited: 12/17/2017

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North Carolina Historical MarkersBattle of Alamance, GG-1

in North Carolina Historical Markers

Large rectangular marker with map showing details of the Battle off Alamance, fought May 16, 1771.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 9/11/2007

last visited: 1/11/2019

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North Carolina Historical MarkersWilkesboro Presbyterian Church, M-38

in North Carolina Historical Markers

Established in 1837; present church built in 1849-50. The first Presbyterian church in Wilkes County.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 9/9/2007

last visited: 3/17/2015

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North Carolina Historical MarkersJacob Thompson, G-71

in North Carolina Historical Markers

Secretary of Interior, 1857-1861, Confederate secret agent in Canada, U.S. Representative from Mississippi. Birthplace stands 100 yds. southeast.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/1/2007

last visited: 5/2/2008

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North Carolina Historical MarkersSolomon Lea, G-61

in North Carolina Historical Markers

First president Greensboro College, 1846-47. Founder and master of the Somerville Female Institute, 1848-1892. Home stands 100 yds. N.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/1/2007

last visited: 10/6/2017

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North Carolina Historical MarkersBedford Brown, G-8

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U.S. Senator, 1829-1840; legislator; and staunch Unionist. Lived at "Rose Hill," located here.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/1/2007

last visited: 5/2/2008

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North Carolina Historical MarkersCaswell Courthouse, G-6

in North Carolina Historical Markers

Erected about 1861. Murder of Sen. J. W. Stephens here in 1870 led to martial law and Kirk-Holden "War."

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/1/2007

last visited: 3/24/2014

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North Carolina Historical MarkersIsaac Gregory, A-30

in North Carolina Historical Markers

Member provincial congress, 1775; brigadier general of militia in Revolution; member N.C. conventions, 1788-1789. Home is 4 miles S.E.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/1/2007

last visited: 5/2/2018

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North Carolina Historical MarkersDempsey Burgess, A-29

in North Carolina Historical Markers

Member of provincial congresses, 1775-1776; lieutenant colonel of militia in Revolution; Congressman, 1795-99. Grave is 7 miles S.E.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/1/2007

last visited: 7/5/2012

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North Carolina Historical MarkersLemuel Sawyer, A-38

in North Carolina Historical Markers

Author of "Blackbeard, a Comedy," 1824, an early drama on North Carolina, & other works. Member of Congress. Grave 160 yds. N.W.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/1/2007

last visited: 1/28/2010

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North Carolina Historical MarkersJoseph C. Price, A-61

in North Carolina Historical Markers

Negro orator and teacher. A founder and president of Livingstone College. Born in Elizabeth City. House was 2 miles S.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/1/2007

last visited: 7/5/2012

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North Carolina Historical MarkersJ. C. B. Ehringhaus, A-39

in North Carolina Historical Markers

Governor, 1933-1937, friend of education, member of General Assembly, solicitor. Birthplace 1/4 mile north.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/1/2007

last visited: 7/5/2012

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North Carolina Historical MarkersSoybean Processing, A-70

in North Carolina Historical Markers

Commercial processing of domestic soybeans in U.S. began in 1915 at a plant which was located two miles north.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/1/2007

last visited: 7/5/2012

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North Carolina Historical MarkersCulpeper's Rebellion, A-21

in North Carolina Historical Markers

Culpeper and Durant led a revolt against British trade laws, seized the government 1677, 2 mi. SE.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/1/2007

last visited: 7/5/2012

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North Carolina Historical MarkersEarly Exploration, A-31

in North Carolina Historical Markers

In 1622 an expedition from Jamestown, Va., led by John Pory, explored the Chowan River area.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/1/2007

last visited: 1/25/2010

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North Carolina Historical MarkersLane's Expedition, A-45

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Ralph Lane and a group of English colonists explored the Chawanook Indian country and the Chowan River, 1586, north to this vicinity.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/1/2007

last visited: 1/23/2010

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North Carolina Historical MarkersIndian Woods, A-2

in North Carolina Historical Markers

Reservation established in 1717 for Tuscaroras remaining in N.C. after war of 1711-1713. Sold, 1828. Five miles N.W.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/1/2007

last visited: 6/24/2007

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North Carolina Historical MarkersRoanoke River, A-48

in North Carolina Historical Markers

Early channel of trade, its valley long an area of plantations. Frequent floods until 1952, since controlled by Kerr Dam. Old name was "Moratuck."

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/1/2007

last visited: 7/24/2010

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North Carolina Historical MarkersRoanoke River, B-34

in North Carolina Historical Markers

Early channel of trade, its valley long an area of plantations. Frequent floods until 1952, since controlled by Kerr Dam. Old name was "Moratuck."

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/1/2007

last visited: 7/24/2010

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North Carolina Historical MarkersHart's Mill, G-122

in North Carolina Historical Markers

Grist mill. Site of key Regulator meeting, 1766, and skirmish in 1781 that boosted the Patriot cause. Stood 1/5 mile N.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 6/26/2007

last visited: 8/1/2010

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North Carolina Historical MarkersMcKnight's Shipyard, A-66

in North Carolina Historical Markers

Thomas McKnight, colonial merchant and legislator; Loyalist during Revolution. Operated large shipyard which stood near here.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 6/20/2007

last visited: 1/31/2010

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North Carolina Historical MarkersYeopim, A-47

in North Carolina Historical Markers

Reservation established for Yeopim Indians in 1704; sold after 1739. Northern boundary nearby; village was 2 miles S.E.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 6/20/2007

last visited: 1/31/2010

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