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John Motley Morehead

1796-1866

 
 
[Missing] John Motley Morehead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 10, 2010
1. [Missing] John Motley Morehead Marker
Inscription. Governor, 1841-45. An advocate for railroads & industrial development. Lived at Blandwood.
 
Erected 1936 by North Carolina State Historical Commission. (Marker Number J-4.)
 
Location. Marker has been confirmed missing. It was likely located near 36° 4.166′ N, 79° 47.77′ W. Marker was in Greensboro, North Carolina, in Guilford County. Marker was at the intersection of South Edgeworth Street and West McGee Street, on the right when traveling north on South Edgeworth Street. Click for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 447 West Washington Street, Greensboro NC 27401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Edgeworth Female Seminary (approx. 0.2 miles away); O. Henry (approx. mile away); General Nathanael Greene (approx. mile away); Pfc. Phill G. McDonald (approx. mile away); Guilford County Vietnam Memorial (approx. mile away); West Market Street United Methodist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); In Memory of M/Sgt. Edwin V. Bain (approx. 0.3 miles away); Original Methodist Church / Former Methodist Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Greensboro.
 
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[Missing] Wide view of the John Motley Morehead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 10, 2010
2. [Missing] Wide view of the John Motley Morehead Marker
to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each the marker shown.
 
Also see . . .
1. North Carolina Office of Governor - Governors of North Carolina - John Motley Morehead. (Submitted on May 21, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. Preservation Greensboro Incorporated: Blandwood. (Submitted on May 21, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
3. National Governors Association - North Carolina Governor John Motley Morehead. (Submitted on July 18, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
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Blandwood (1844) image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 10, 2010
3. Blandwood (1844)
The home of former North Carolina Governor John Motley Morehead. The mansion is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places and as a National Historic Landmark.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 477 times since then and 9 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 marker when replaced. • Photo of grave site at Old Presbyterian Graveyard, Greensboro. • Can you help?
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