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Edenton in Chowan County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Joseph Hewes

 
 
Joseph Hewes Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, August 12, 2010
1. Joseph Hewes Marker
Inscription. Signer of Declaration of Independence, leader in Continental Congress, merchant. His store was three blocks S.
 
Erected 1973 by Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number A 4.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Signers of the Declaration of Independence marker series.
 
Location. 36° 3.664′ N, 76° 36.504′ W. Marker is in Edenton, North Carolina, in Chowan County. Marker is on North Broad Street near West Church Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Edenton NC 27932, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Samuel Johnston (a few steps from this marker); Henderson Walker (a few steps from this marker); James Iredell (within shouting distance of this marker); St Paul's Episcopal Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Edenton United Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); The Iredell House (within shouting distance of this marker); Harriet Jacobs (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chowan County Courthouse (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Edenton.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Religious Affiliation of Joseph Hewes
Joseph Hewes Plaque inside St. Paul's Eposcopal Church image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, August 12, 2010
2. Joseph Hewes Plaque inside St. Paul's Eposcopal Church
. Joseph Hewes is regarded as one of the Founding Fathers of the United States of America. He was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. He was a delegate from North Carolina. (Submitted on August 23, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 

2. Joseph Hewes. Wikipedia article on Joseph Hewes. (Submitted on August 23, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 

3. Joseph Hewes at Findagrave. Birth: Jan. 23, 1730 Death: Nov. 10, 1779 (Submitted on August 23, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 

4. Signers of the Declaration of Independence. Joseph Hewes 1730-1779 Representing North Carolina at the Continental Congress (Submitted on August 24, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Joseph Hewes Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, August 12, 2010
3. Joseph Hewes Marker
St. Paul's Episcopal Church is seen in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 748 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.   3. submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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