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

Richard J. Gatling

 
 
Richard J. Gatling Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, October 27, 2012
1. Richard J. Gatling Marker
Inscription. Inventor of the Gatling gun and of numerous agricultural implements, was born September 12, 1818, in a house which stands 400 yards north.
 
Erected 1942 by Department of Conservation and Development. (Marker Number A 26.)
 
Location. 36° 28.931′ N, 77° 1.897′ W. Marker is in Como, North Carolina, in Hertford County. Marker is on U.S. 258 0.2 miles north of Gatling Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Como NC 27818, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lafayette (approx. 4.4 miles away); John H. Wheeler (approx. 4.5 miles away); Stanley Winborne (approx. 4.5 miles away); Murfreesboro Veterans Monument (approx. 4.6 miles away); Chowan University (approx. 4.7 miles away); J. William Copeland (approx. 4.7 miles away); Murfreesboro (approx. 4.7 miles away); Murfree House (approx. 4.7 miles away).
 
Categories. AgricultureIndustry & Commerce
 
US 258 (facing west) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, October 27, 2012
2. US 258 (facing west)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 238 times since then and 22 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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