Raleigh in Wake County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
North Carolina was first state to provide limbs to Confederate amputees. Factory, which operated 1866-67, was ¼ mi. NE.
Erected 2004 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number H 112.)
Location. 35° 47.029′ N, 78° 38.5′ W. Marker is in Raleigh, North Carolina, in Wake County. Marker is at the intersection of North McDowell Street (U.S. 70/401) and West Lane Street, on the left when traveling north on North McDowell Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 225 North McDowell Street, Raleigh NC 27603, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Eugenics Board (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); N.C. State Museum of Natural Sciences (about 700 feet away); Seaboard Air Line Railroad WWII Memorial (about 800 feet away); Just Like the Liberty Bell (approx. 0.2 miles away); State of North Carolina Labor Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); North Carolina Bar Association (approx. 0.2 miles away); North Carolina Dental Society (approx. 0.2 miles away); State of North Carolina Agriculture Building (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Raleigh.
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