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Greensboro in Guilford County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Signers Monument

 
 
Signers Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 19, 2006
1. Signers Monument Marker
Inscription.
In Memoriam
William Hooper and John Penn
delegates from
North Carolina 1776 to the
Continental Congress and signers
of the Declaration of Independence.
Their remains were reinterred
here 1894. Hewes’ grave is lost.
He was the third signer.
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“Lee, Henry and Hooper were the
orators of the Congress”
John Adams’ diary Vol.2.P.396 1774

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Signers of the Declaration of Independence marker series.
 
Location. 36° 7.915′ N, 79° 50.684′ W. Marker is in Greensboro, North Carolina, in Guilford County. Marker is at the intersection of Guilford Courthouse Auto Tour Road and Old Battleground Road, on the left when traveling west on Guilford Courthouse Auto Tour Road. Click for map. Marker is in Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, on the Auto Tour at stop 8. Marker is in this post office area: Greensboro NC 27410, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Signers of the Declaration (here, next to this marker); William Hooper (here, next to this marker); John Penn (here, next to this marker); Nathanael Greene
Signers Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 19, 2006
2. Signers Monument
(within shouting distance of this marker); The Monument and the General (within shouting distance of this marker); Park Founders (within shouting distance of this marker); Capt. George Reynolds (within shouting distance of this marker); Joseph M. Morehead (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Greensboro.
 
Also see . . .  Guilford Courthouse National Military Park. National Park Service. (Submitted on August 25, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & Patriotism
 
Markers in Guilford Courthouse NMP image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2010
3. Markers in Guilford Courthouse NMP
Two markers for the North Carolina signers of the Declaration of Independence are found at this location.
Signers Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2010
4. Signers Monument Marker
West Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2010
5. West Side of Monument
John Penn is buried to the left of the monument.
East Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2010
6. East Side of Monument
The grave of William Hooper is located to the right of the monument.
Marker at Auto Tour at stop 8 image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2010
7. Marker at Auto Tour at stop 8
Closeup of Signers Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2010
8. Closeup of Signers Monument
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 543 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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