Wilmington in New Hanover County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
General Benjamin Smith
Wilmington residence of
General Benjamin Smith Elected Governor of
North Carolina in 1810.
New Hanover Historical Commission.
A.J. Howell E.S. Martin
James Sprunt W.A. McGirt
Erected by New Hanover Historical Commission.
Location. 34° 14.06′ N, 77° 56.862′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, North Carolina, in New Hanover County. Marker is on Dock Street 0.1 miles west of South 2nd Street, on the right when traveling west. 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. George Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington's Southern Tour (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); James Gibbons (about 500 feet away); Henry Bacon (about 500 feet away); Confederate Soldiers Monument (about 500 feet away); Rose Greenhow (about 600 feet away); William E. Worth House (about 600 feet away); John Burgwin (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Wilmington.
Also see . . .
1. Benjamin Smith (North Carolina). Wikipedia (Submitted on March 18, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
2. Distinguished Wilmington Visitors. Cape Fear Historical Institute (Submitted on March 18, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
Categories. • Antebellum South, US • Notable Persons •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 539 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.