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

Chowan Academy

 
 
Chowan Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, October 27, 2012
1. Chowan Academy Marker
Inscription. Founded in 1886 for blacks by Calvin S. Brown, pastor, Pleasant Plains Baptist Church. Later a public school named for Brown.
 
Erected 2004 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number A 58.)
 
Location. 36° 23.174′ N, 76° 56.347′ W. Marker is in Winton, North Carolina, in Hertford County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (North Carolina Route 45) and Jordan Street, on the right when traveling north on Main 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 (approx. 0.8 miles away); Burning of Winton (approx. 0.8 miles away); Hertford County WWI Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Burning of Winton (approx. 0.9 miles away); Potecasi Creek (approx. 3.9 miles away); Robert Lee Van (approx. 7.3 miles away); 4-H Club (approx. 7.4 miles away); Richard J. Gatling (approx. 8.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Winton.
 
Categories. African AmericansEducation
 
Main St & Jordan St image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, October 27, 2012
2. Main St & Jordan St
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 255 times since then and 4 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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