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First Printing Press In N.C.

 
 
First Printing Press In N.C. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 14, 2014
1. First Printing Press In N.C. Marker
Inscription.
Est. 1749 by James Davis who published the first book and newspaper in colony. Shop was nearby.
 
Erected 2009 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number C 3.)
 
Location. 35° 6.494′ N, 77° 2.318′ W. Marker is in New Bern, North Carolina, in Craven County. Marker is on Broad Street (Business U.S. 17) west of Craven Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Bern NC 28560, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Provincial Congress (a few steps from this marker); Craven County World Wars 1 and 2 Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Abner Nash (within shouting distance of this marker); Richard Dobbs Spaight (within shouting distance of this marker); Richard Dobbs Spaight, the Younger (within shouting distance of this marker); Christ Church (within shouting distance of this marker); William Gaston (within shouting distance of this marker); Bayard v. Singleton (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in New Bern.
 
Categories. Colonial EraCommunicationsIndustry & Commerce
 
First Printing Press In N.C. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 14, 2014
2. First Printing Press In N.C. Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 229 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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