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

“Elmwood”

 
 
“Elmwood” Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 8, 2013
1. “Elmwood” Marker
Inscription.
Home of chief justices
John L. Taylor & Thos.
Ruffin; of Wm. Gaston,
Romulus M. Saunders, &
Samuel A. Ashe. Built
about 1813. Is 70 yds. N.

 
Erected 1992 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number H 54.)
 
Location. 35° 46.853′ N, 78° 38.935′ W. Marker is in Raleigh, North Carolina, in Wake County. Marker is at the intersection of Hillsborough Street and N Boylan Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Hillsborough Street. Click for map. 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. Joel Lane House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Freedmen’s Convention (approx. 0.2 miles away); Carolina Power & Light Car Barn & Automobile Garage (approx. 0.2 miles away); Saint Mary’s School (approx. ¼ mile away); Saint Mary’s (approx. ¼ mile away); L. O’B. Branch (approx. 0.3 miles away); North Carolina Medical Board (approx. 0.3 miles away); Eugenics Board (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Raleigh.
 
Also see . . .
1. National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form: Elmwood (pdf file). Built for
“Elmwood” Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 8, 2013
2. “Elmwood” Marker
John Louis Taylor, first chief justice of the NC Supreme Court. (Submitted on August 29, 2016, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.) 

2. NCSU Library Rare & Unique Digital Collections: Elmwood Photo. (Submitted on August 29, 2016, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
3. Elmwood (Raleigh, North Carolina). Wikipedia (Submitted on August 29, 2016, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Marker on Hillsborough Street image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 8, 2013
3. Marker on Hillsborough Street
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 248 times since then and 4 times this year. Last updated on , by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on August 30, 2016.
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