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Near Chapel Hill in Orange County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Harriet M. Berry

1877-1940

 
 
Harriet M. Berry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 10, 2010
1. Harriet M. Berry Marker
Inscription. Champion of good roads. Her intensive lobbying led to 1921 law creating modern state highway system. Born 8 mi. N.
 
Erected 1986 by North Carolina Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number G-100.)
 
Location. 35° 58.394′ N, 79° 3.807′ W. Marker is near Chapel Hill, North Carolina, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 86 and Harriet Morehead Berry Freeway (Interstate 40) on State Highway 86. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chapel Hill NC 27514, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Journey of Reconcilation (approx. 4.1 miles away); Silent Sam (approx. 4.2 miles away); Carolina Coffee Shop (approx. 4.2 miles away); Elizabeth Cotten (approx. 4.3 miles away); Last Shots (approx. 5.4 miles away); The Last Encampment (approx. 5.7 miles away); Meeting of the Generals (approx. 6.3 miles away); Rotary Bandstand (approx. 6.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Chapel Hill.
 
More about this marker. This section of Interstate 40 was named the Harriet Morehead Berry Freeway by the state of North Carolina in 1986.
 
Also see . . .
Wide view of the Harriet M. Berry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 10, 2010
2. Wide view of the Harriet M. Berry Marker
 North Carolina's Mother of Good Roads. (Submitted on May 15, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
Categories. 20th CenturyNotable PersonsRoads & Vehicles
 
Two Chimneys (1750) image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 10, 2010
3. Two Chimneys (1750)
The birthplace of Harriet Berry in Hillsborough, North Carolina.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 615 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photo of grave at "old town cemetery on the UNC campus" • Can you help?
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