Raleigh in Wake County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Joel Lane House
often site of political
meetings. Decision to
locate Raleigh on Lane’s
land made there, 1792.
Stands 2 blocks south.
Erected 1988 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number H2.)
Location. 35° 46.862′ N, 78° 39.044′ W. Marker is in Raleigh, North Carolina, in Wake County. Marker is at the intersection of Hillsborough Street and St. Mary’s Street, 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. “Elmwood” (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Saint Mary’s School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Saint Mary’s (approx. 0.2 miles away); Freedmen’s Convention (approx. 0.3 miles away); Carolina Power & Light Car Barn & Automobile Garage (approx. 0.3 miles away); L. O’B. Branch (approx. 0.4 miles away); North Carolina Medical Board (approx. 0.4 miles away); Eugenics Board (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Raleigh.
Regarding Joel Lane House. The date of installation of the marker is incorrect. It was installed in 1935,
Categories. • Colonial Era • Notable Buildings • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary •
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