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Wilmington in New Hanover County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Wilmington College

 
 
Wilmington College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 17, 2014
1. Wilmington College Marker
Inscription.
Founded in 1947 by New Hanover County. The forerunner of UNC Wilmington operated until 1961 in Isaac Bear Elementary School, which stood 75 feet south.
 
Erected 2003.
 
Location. 34° 14.188′ N, 77° 56.01′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, North Carolina, in New Hanover County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street (Business U.S. 17) and South 12th Street, on the right when traveling east on Market Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wilmington NC 28401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Johnson Jones Hooper (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Oakdale Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); John N. Maffitt (approx. 0.4 miles away); James F. Shober (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. Mark’s Episcopal Church (approx. half a mile away); Wilmington Light Infantry (approx. 0.6 miles away); A National Cemetery System (approx. 0.6 miles away); Temple of Israel (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Wilmington.
 
Categories. Education
 
Wilmington College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 17, 2014
2. Wilmington College Marker
Kenan-Wise Houses image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 17, 2014
3. Kenan-Wise Houses
Deeded to UNC Wilmington by heirs of Sarah Kenan and Jessie Wise. Now the homes of the university's chancellor and alumni association.
Kenan-Wise Houses image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 17, 2014
4. Kenan-Wise Houses
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 187 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. 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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