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Wilmington in New Hanover County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

William Tryon

 
 
William Tryon Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, March 11, 2010
1. William Tryon Marker
Inscription.
Here stood the residence of
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
Market St & S Water St Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, March 11, 2010
2. Market St & S Water St
The USS North Carolina is visible in the background.
(Submitted on March 18, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

2. The Stamp Act Crisis in North Carolina. North Carolina Digital History, UNC (Submitted on March 18, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable EventsNotable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 592 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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