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

Joseph Gurney Cannon

 
 
Joseph Gurney Cannon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
1. Joseph Gurney Cannon Marker
Inscription.
Memorial
to
Joseph Gurney Cannon
For forty-six years congressman from Illinois Speaker, National House of Representatives, 1903-1911
who
was born one and a half miles north of this place
on May 7, 1836

 
Erected 1948 by Greensboro Camp No. 26, Woodmen of the World.
 
Location. 36° 5.398′ N, 79° 53.308′ W. Marker is in Greensboro, North Carolina, in Guilford County. Marker is at the intersection of W Friendly Avenue and Levi Coffin Drive, on the right when traveling west on W Friendly Avenue. Click for map. Marker is located on the Guilford College campus. Marker is in this post office area: Greensboro NC 27410, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Guilford College (here, next to this marker); New Garden Friends Meeting (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Underground Railroad (about 300 feet away); Levi Coffin (about 400 feet away); Randall Jarrell (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1757 New Garden Land Purchase (approx. 0.2 miles away); Battle of New Garden (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dolly Madison (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Greensboro.
 
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Joseph Gurney Cannon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
2. Joseph Gurney Cannon Marker
Joseph Gurney Cannon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
3. Joseph Gurney Cannon Marker
Markers at Guilford College image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
4. Markers at Guilford College
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 206 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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