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Raleigh in Wake County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Presidents North Carolina Gave The Nation

 
 
Presidents North Carolina Gave the Nation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, March 7, 2011
1. Presidents North Carolina Gave the Nation Marker
Inscription.
1795 - 1849
James Knox Polk
of Mecklenburg County
President 1845 - 1849
He enlarged our national boundaries

1767 - 1845
Andrew Jackson
of Union County
President 1829 - 1837
He revitalized American Democracy

1808 - 1875
Andrew Johnson
of Wake County
President 1865 - 1869
He defended the Constitution

 
Erected 1948.
 
Location. 35° 46.823′ N, 78° 38.313′ W. Marker is in Raleigh, North Carolina, in Wake County. Marker can be reached from North Wilmington Street near New Bern Avenue. Click for map. The marker is on the grounds of the NC State Capitol. Marker is in this post office area: Raleigh NC 27601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Charles Duncan Mc Iver (a few steps from this marker); N.C. State Capitol (within shouting distance of this marker); North Carolina Vietnam Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Experimental Railroad (within shouting distance of this marker); N.C. Pharmaceutical Association (within
Presidents North Carolina Gave the Nation image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, March 7, 2011
2. Presidents North Carolina Gave the Nation
shouting distance of this marker); Christ Episcopal Church (within shouting distance of this marker); North Carolina Veterans' Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Geodetic Survey Stones (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Raleigh.
 
Regarding Presidents North Carolina Gave The Nation.
Bronze sculpture on a granite base. Sculptor: Charles Keck 1875 - 1951.
 
Categories. Patriots & Patriotism
 
Presidents North Carolina Gave the Nation image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, March 7, 2011
3. Presidents North Carolina Gave the Nation
Mortars flank the monument image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, March 7, 2011
4. Mortars flank the monument
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Patrick G. Jordan of Burlington, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 502 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Patrick G. Jordan of Burlington, North Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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