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Weldon in Halifax County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Benjamin S. Turner

1825-1894

 
 
Benjamin S. Turner Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 6, 2010
1. Benjamin S. Turner Marker
Inscription. U.S. Congressman, 1871-1873, representing Ala.; merchant and farmer in Selma, Ala. Born into slavery one mile south.
 
Erected 1995 by North Carolina Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number E-105.)
 
Location. 36° 25.804′ N, 77° 37.521′ W. Marker is in Weldon, North Carolina, in Halifax County. Marker is at the intersection of Julian R. Allsbrook Highway (U.S. 158) and Country Club Road (County Road 1641), on the right when traveling east on Julian R. Allsbrook Highway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Weldon NC 27890, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rockfish Capital of the World (approx. 1.5 miles away); Weldon Railroads (approx. 1.6 miles away); Wilmington and Weldon Railroad (approx. 1.6 miles away); Roanoke Canal (approx. 1.7 miles away); Wilmington & Weldon RR Trestle (approx. 1.8 miles away); First Railroad (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named Roanoke Canal (approx. 3.3 miles away); a different marker also named Roanoke Canal (approx. 3.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Weldon.
 
Also see . . .
1. Biographical Directory of the United States Congress - Turner, Benjamin Sterling, (1825 - 1894)
Wide view of the Benjamin S. Turner Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 6, 2010
2. Wide view of the Benjamin S. Turner Marker
. (Submitted on May 24, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. BlackPast.org -Turner, Benjamin Sterling (1825-1894). (Submitted on May 24, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 704 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. 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 site in Live Oak Cemetery, Selma, Alabama • Can you help?
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