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Near Yanceyville in Caswell County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

William L. Poteat

 
 
William Louis Poteat (1856-1938) image. Click for full size.
Caswell County Historical Association
1. William Louis Poteat (1856-1938)
Inscription. Wake Forest College president, 1905-1927. Champion of freedom of scientific thought. Birthplace and family home stands here.
 
Erected 1974 by North Carolina Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number G-75.)
 
Location. 36° 25.093′ N, 79° 18.252′ W. Marker is near Yanceyville, North Carolina, in Caswell County. Marker is on State Highway 62 1.2 miles north of State Highway 86, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Yanceyville NC 27379, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Caswell Courthouse (approx. 2.1 miles away); Bartlett Yancey (approx. 3.3 miles away); Bright Leaf Tobacco (approx. 5.3 miles away); Griers Presbyterian Church (approx. 6.5 miles away); Bedford Brown (approx. 7.7 miles away); Solomon Lea (approx. 8.5 miles away); Jacob Thompson (approx. 8.7 miles away); Romulus M. Saunders (approx. 8.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Yanceyville.
 
Also see . . .  Biographical Sketch of William Louis Poteat (1856-1938). (Submitted on May 6, 2009, by Caswell County Historical Association of Yanceyville, North Carolina.)
 
Additional keywords. Forest Home, Caswell County, Yanceyville
 
Categories. EducationScience & Medicine
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Caswell County Historical Association of Yanceyville, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 833 times since then and 87 times this year. Last updated on , by Caswell County Historical Association of Yanceyville, North Carolina. Photo   1. submitted on , by Caswell County Historical Association of Yanceyville, North Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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