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New Bern in Craven County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

New Bern Academy

 
 
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By Kevin W., October 21, 2009
1. New Bern Academy Marker
Inscription. First school chartered in N.C. Assembly levied a tax for its support in 1766. Present building was built in 1810.
 
Erected 1986 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number C-61.)
 
Location. 35° 6.596′ N, 77° 2.463′ W. Marker is in New Bern, North Carolina, in Craven County. Marker is at the intersection of Hancock Street and New Street on Hancock Street. 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. A different marker also named New Bern Academy (within shouting distance of this marker); First Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Political Duel (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named First Presbyterian Church (about 500 feet away); Centenary United Methodist Church (about 600 feet away); George E. Badger (about 700 feet away); George H. White (about 700 feet away); Bayard v. Singleton (about 800 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in New Bern.
 
Also see . . .  The New Bern Academy Museum web site. Some history about the New Bern Academy. (Submitted on October 26, 2009, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
New Bern Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., October 21, 2009
2. New Bern Academy Marker
There is a working railroad track down the middle of Hancock Street.
 
 
Categories. Education
 
New Bern Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., October 21, 2009
3. New Bern Academy Marker
The building in the background is not part of the New Bern Academy.
New Bern Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., October 21, 2009
4. New Bern Academy Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 520 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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