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

Rose Greenhow

 
 
Rose Greenhow Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 11, 2010
1. Rose Greenhow Marker
Inscription. Confederate spy and Washington society woman. Drowned near Fort Fisher in 1864, while running Federal blockade. Grave 1 m. N.E.
 
Erected 1955 by Archives, Conservation and Highway Departments. (Marker Number D 57.)
 
Location. 34° 14.075′ N, 77° 56.749′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, North Carolina, in New Hanover County. Marker is at the intersection of North 3rd Street (U.S. 74) and Dock Street, on the right when traveling north on North 3rd 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. Washington's Southern Tour (within shouting distance of this marker); Adam Empie, D.D. (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Soldiers Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); James Gibbons (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry Bacon (within shouting distance of this marker); St. James Church (within shouting distance of this marker); John Burgwin (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Charles Cornwallis (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Wilmington.
 
Also see . . .
1. Rose O'Neal Greenhow, Confederate Spy
N 3rd St (facing north) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 11, 2010
2. N 3rd St (facing north)
. North Carolina Digital History, UNC (Submitted on March 18, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

2. October 1864 - Rose O’Neal Greenhow. This Month in NC History from the University of North Carolina website. (Submitted on September 1, 2010, by Patrick G. Jordan of Burlington, North Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
Mrs. Rose Greenhow image. Click for full size.
circa 1860
3. Mrs. Rose Greenhow
Library of Congress [LC-BH82- 4513]
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,308 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
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