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Abraham Rencher

 
 
Abraham Rencher Marker image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, July 10, 2010
1. Abraham Rencher Marker
Inscription. Congressman; Minister to Portugal; Governor of the Territory of New Mexico, 1857 - 1861; poet and essayist. Buried two blocks West.
 
Erected 1963 by Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number H 72.)
 
Location. 35° 43.346′ N, 79° 10.631′ W. Marker is in Pittsboro, North Carolina, in Chatham County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 15/501 and Hanks Street, on the right when traveling south on U.S. 15/501. Click for map. Marker is in front of First Citizens Bank. Marker is at or near this postal address: 24 Hanks Street, Pittsboro NC 27312, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Owen (here, next to this marker); Henry A. London (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Manly (approx. 0.2 miles away); Captain Johnston Blakeley (approx. 7.6 miles away); Granville Grant (approx. 8.5 miles away); Ramsey's Mill (approx. 8.7 miles away); Charles D. McIver (approx. 14.1 miles away); Elizabeth Cotten (approx. 14.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Pittsboro.
 
Regarding Abraham Rencher. Abraham Rencher is buried in Saint Bartholomew's Episcopal Church Cemetery, 204 West Salisbury Street, Pittsboro,
Abraham Rencher Marker image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, July 10, 2010
2. Abraham Rencher Marker
North Carolina.
 
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Abraham Rencher Marker in front of First Citizens Bank image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, July 10, 2010
3. Abraham Rencher Marker in front of First Citizens Bank
Saint Bartholomew's Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, July 10, 2010
4. Saint Bartholomew's Episcopal Church
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Patrick G. Jordan of Burlington, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 484 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Patrick G. Jordan of Burlington, North Carolina. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
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