Wilmington in New Hanover County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
William Tryon Governor of
North Carolina, from April 3,1765,
to June 30, 1771. Stamp Master
William Houston was brought out
from the house and forced to
resign his office Nov. 16, 1765.
New Hanover Historical Commission
Erected by New Hanover Historical Commission.
Location. 34° 14.114′ N, 77° 56.981′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, North Carolina, in New Hanover County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street and South Water Street, in the median on Market Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wilmington NC 28401, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Beery's Shipyard (here, next to this marker); George Washington (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); General Benjamin Smith (about 700 feet away); Cape Fear Club (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Burgwin (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles Cornwallis (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Hooper (approx. 0.2 miles away); Washington's Southern Tour (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Wilmington.
Also see . . .
1. William Tryon. Wikipedia
2. The Stamp Act Crisis in North Carolina. North Carolina Digital History, UNC
Categories. • Colonial Era • Notable Events • Notable Persons • War, US Revolutionary •
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