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Winton in Hertford County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Burning of Winton

 
 
Burning of Winton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, October 27, 2012
1. Burning of Winton Marker
Inscription. A detachment of United States troops burned Winton on February 20, 1862. The first town in N.C. to be burned during the Civil War.
 
Erected 2002 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number A 23.)
 
Location. 36° 23.797′ N, 76° 56.002′ W. Marker is in Winton, North Carolina, in Hertford County. Marker is at the intersection of King Street and Tryon Street, on the right when traveling west on King Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Winton NC 27986, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hertford County UDC Monument (a few steps from this marker); Hertford County WWI Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Burning of Winton (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chowan Academy (approx. 0.8 miles away); Potecasi Creek (approx. 4 miles away); Robert Lee Van (approx. 8 miles away); Richard J. Gatling (approx. 8.1 miles away); 4-H Club (approx. 8.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Winton.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Burning of Winton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, October 27, 2012
2. Burning of Winton Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 291 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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