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First Provincial Congress

 
 
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By Kevin W., October 21, 2009
1. First Provincial Congress Marker
Inscription. In America to be called and held in defiance of British orders met in this town, Aug. 25-27, 1774, with 71 delegates present.
 
Erected 1973 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number C-50.)
 
Location. 35° 6.493′ N, 77° 2.307′ W. Marker is in New Bern, North Carolina, in Craven County. Marker is on Broad Street (Business U.S. 70) near Craven Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Bern NC 28560, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Printing Press In N.C. (a few steps from this marker); Craven County World Wars 1 and 2 Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Abner Nash (within shouting distance of this marker); Richard Dobbs Spaight (within shouting distance of this marker); Richard Dobbs Spaight, the Younger (within shouting distance of this marker); Christ Church (within shouting distance of this marker); William Gaston (within shouting distance of this marker); Graham A. Barden (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in New Bern.
 
Also see . . .  The First Provincial Congress. More information, hosted at the Learn
First Provincial Congress Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 14, 2014
2. First Provincial Congress Marker
North Carolina web site. (Submitted on October 22, 2009, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.) 
 
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First Provincial Congress Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., October 21, 2009
3. First Provincial Congress Marker
The Craven County Courthouse is in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 542 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.   2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234.   3. submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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