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North Carolina Historical MarkersMount Hecla Mill, Marker J-104

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First steam-powered cotton mill in N.C. Operated ca. 1834-50 in large brick building that stood 2 blocks N.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 11/11/2006

last visited: 4/2/2011

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North Carolina Historical MarkersSit-Ins, Marker J-79

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Launched the national drive for integrated lunch counters, Feb. 1, 1960, in Woolworth store 2 blocks south.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/15/2006

last visited: 2/8/2008

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Law School 1878 - 1893 Greensboro, NC (2007 sign)

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Padon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/28/2008

last visited: 12/2/2017

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North Carolina Historical MarkersConfederate Hospital, Marker J-30

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Set up in the First Presbyterian Church to receive wounded from battle of Bentonville, 1865, was here.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 11/11/2006

last visited: 4/20/2015

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North Carolina Historical MarkersO. Henry

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Located in Guilford County .... Greensboro, North Carolina. O. Henry was the pseudonym of William Sydney Porter, who wrote colorful short stories with surprising and ironic twists. His best-known titles included "The Last of the Troubadours," "The Gift of the Magi" and "The Ransom of Red Chief."

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/17/2006

last visited: 2/21/2008

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North Carolina Historical MarkersLunsford Richardson | J-112

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Located on Elm Street at Washington Street in Greensboro

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/24/2011

last visited: 12/2/2017

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North Carolina Historical MarkersJ 81 Lindsay Street School

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Site of first permanent public graded school in NC, Greensboro, NC

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/28/2008

last visited: 4/20/2015

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North Carolina Historical MarkersEdgeworth Female Seminary, Marker J-34

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This marker commemortates an early school, that became a college for women in Greensboro.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/24/2006

last visited: 2/21/2008

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North Carolina Historical MarkersPiedmont Railroad | J-85

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Located on Church Street at Washington Street in Greensboro

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 2/2/2009

last visited: 4/21/2012

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North Carolina Historical MarkersJefferson Davis, Marker J-21

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The President of the Confederacy held two meetings of his cabinet, April 12-13, 1865, at the home of J. T. Wood, which was a few yards N.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/15/2006

last visited: 8/26/2017

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North Carolina Historical MarkersConfederate Arms Factory, Greensboro, NC

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Located in a small green space between E McGee St and S Davie St.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 9/29/2009

last visited: 4/21/2012

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North Carolina Historical MarkersCigar Industry | J-116

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Elm Street at Smothers Place in Greensboro

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 10/2/2014

last visited: 8/26/2017

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North Carolina Historical MarkersJohn Motley Morehead

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Located in Guilford County .. Greensboro, North Carolina. John Motley Morehead (4 July 1796 – 27 August 1866) was Whig governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina from 1841 to 1845. He is known as "the Father of Modern North Carolina."

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GeoGordie

location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/15/2006

last visited: 5/16/2008

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North Carolina Historical MarkersNorth Carolina Railroad, Marker J-102

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Opened interior of North Carolina.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/15/2006

last visited: 8/26/2017

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North Carolina Historical MarkersConfederate Cabinet, Marker J-22

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Members of the cabinet, fleeing south, occupied a railroad car near this spot, Apr. 11-15, 1865.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/15/2006

last visited: 8/26/2017

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North Carolina Historical MarkersGreensboro College

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Located in Guilford County .. Greensboro, North Carolina. Rich in tradition and history, Greensboro College was originally chartered in 1838 as one of the earliest women's colleges in the South.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GeoGordie

location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/17/2006

last visited: 5/16/2008

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North Carolina Historical MarkersT. Gilbert Pearson, Marker J-64

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T. Gilbert Pearson: 1873-1943. Ornithologist; teacher; internationally honored conservationist. Founded Audubon Society in N. C. Grave is 1/10 mi. N.E.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/15/2006

last visited: 11/3/2008

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North Carolina Historical MarkersDavid Schenck | J-111

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Located on US 220 (Battleground Avenue) in Greensboro

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/4/2009

last visited: 7/2/2009

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North Carolina Historical MarkersGeorge Preddy, Marker J-80

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1919-1944. World War II fighter pilot. N.C.'s leading ace. Killed in action. Home 1 block east.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 11/11/2006

last visited: 11/18/2009

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North Carolina Historical MarkersJ 78 Albion W. Tourgee 1838-1905

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Union Officer, Author, Judge. Marker in Greensboro, NC

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Padon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/28/2008

last visited: 11/18/2009

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North Carolina Historical MarkersWilliam McBryar | J-108

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Located on East Market Street in Greensboro

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/15/2008

last visited: 4/2/2008

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North Carolina Historical MarkersBennett College

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In 1873, Bennett College had its beginning in the unplastered basement of the Warnersville Methodist Episcopal Church (now known as St. Matthew’s Methodist Church). Seventy young men and women started elementary and secondary level studies. {Guilford County .. Greensboro, North Carolina}

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/17/2006

last visited: 5/16/2008

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North Carolina Historical MarkersN.C. A. & T. University | J-29

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Located on East Market Street in Greensboro

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/15/2008

last visited: 4/2/2008

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North Carolina Historical MarkersGuilford County Health Department, J 89

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The Guilford County Department of Public Health is proud to be the first county health department in the state and the second in the nation. On May 1, 1911, the first county health department in North Carolina was created in Guilford County.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GeoGordie

location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/30/2006

last visited: 4/21/2012

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North Carolina Historical MarkersCone Brothers, Marker J-96

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Moses and Ceasar Cone pioneered marketing of textiles; manufactured denim & flannel. Their first mill, Proximity, 1895, was 1/4 mile N.E.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member drmellow

location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/15/2006

last visited: 4/21/2012

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