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Near Belville in Brunswick County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Alfred Moore

 
 
Alfred Moore Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, January 15, 2008
1. Alfred Moore Marker
Inscription. Associate Justice United States Supreme Court, 1799–1804, officer in the Revolution, state Attorney General, Judge. Home was 18¾ mi. S.
 
Erected 1940 by State Historical Commission. (Marker Number D-25.)
 
Location. 34° 13.734′ N, 77° 59.373′ W. Marker is near Belville, North Carolina, in Brunswick County. Marker is on River Road SE (North Carolina Route 133) south of U.S. 17, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Leland NC 28451, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stamp Act (within shouting distance of this marker); Spanish Attack (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Howe (within shouting distance of this marker); Orton (within shouting distance of this marker); Arthur Dobbs (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Anderson (about 400 feet away); USS North Carolina (approx. 2 miles away); U.S.S. North Carolina Battleship Memorial (approx. 2.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Belville.
 
Also see . . .  Alfred Moore (1755–1810). “When British troops entered his community in early 1781, North
Alfred Moore Marker, Third of Seven in a Row image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, January 15, 2008
2. Alfred Moore Marker, Third of Seven in a Row
Carolina militiamen, under Moore’s command, defended their homes and inflicted extensive damage among the British ranks and supply lines.” “Alfred Moore was the second, and to date the last, North Carolinian to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court.” (Submitted on March 20, 2008.) 
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,378 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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