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

Orton Plantation

 
 
Orton Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, January 15, 2008
1. Orton Plantation Marker
Inscription. House built c. 1725, subsequent additions. Home first of Roger Moore, later of Gov. Benjamin Smith, still later of James Sprunt. miles east.
 
Erected 1954 by the Archives Conservation and Highway Departments. (Marker Number D-53.)
 
Location. 34° 3.783′ N, 77° 57.5′ W. Marker is in Winnabow, North Carolina, in Brunswick County. Marker is at the intersection of Plantation Road and Orton Road, on the left when traveling south on Plantation Road. Click for map. Both roads connect with State Highway 133. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9149 Orton Road SE, Winnabow NC 28479, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Brunswick (a few steps from this marker); St. Philips Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Anderson (approx. half a mile away); Russellborough (approx. 1.4 miles away); Russelborough (approx. 1.4 miles away); Brunswick Town State Historic Site (approx. 1.8 miles away); John LaPierre (approx. 1.8 miles away); Colonel Maurice Moore (approx. 1.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Winnabow.
 
Also see . . .  Orton Plantation. “Orton was purchased by James
Three Markers at Entrance to Orton Plantation image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, January 15, 2008
2. Three Markers at Entrance to Orton Plantation
Sprunt LLD and presented to his wife Luola. In 1910 Mrs. Sprunt had wings added to Orton house, and with encouragement of her husband, began to design and plant gardens.” (Submitted on March 22, 2008.) 
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USColonial EraNotable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,195 times since then and 4 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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