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R.D.W. Connor

 
 
R.D.W. Connor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, March 12, 2010
1. R.D.W. Connor Marker
Inscription. First Archivist of the U.S., 1934-41. Secretary of the N.C. Historical Commission, historian, author, and teacher. His birthplace stood here.
 
Erected 1965 by Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number F 39.)
 
Location. 35° 43.415′ N, 77° 54.524′ W. Marker is in Wilson, North Carolina, in Wilson County. Marker is on Nash Street East. Click for map. Located in historic downtown Wilson, approximately half a block from the Wilson Amtrak Station. The marker is in front of Carrons Funeral Home. Marker is at or near this postal address: 325 Nash Street East, Wilson NC 27893, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First ABC Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Wilson County Civil War Memorial (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Henry G. Conner (approx. 0.2 miles away); Combat Wounded Veterans (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hackney Wagon Company (approx. 0.2 miles away); Owen L. W. Smith (approx. mile away); Military Hospital (approx. 0.4 miles away); P.D. Gold (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Wilson.
 
Also see . . .  N.C. Office of Archives and History. Short Biography of
R.D.W. Connor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, March 12, 2010
2. R.D.W. Connor Marker
The "First ABC Store" Marker can be seen farther down the street.
Robert D.W. Connor (Submitted on March 16, 2010, by Patrick G. Jordan of Burlington, North Carolina.) 
 
Additional keywords. Robert Digges Wimberly Connor, National Archives, UNC CHapel Hill professor, Wilmington, Winston
 
Categories. 20th CenturyEducationNotable Persons
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Patrick G. Jordan of Burlington, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 538 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Patrick G. Jordan of Burlington, North Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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