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Greensboro in Guilford County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

O. Henry

(William Sidney Porter)

 

1862-1910

 
O. Henry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, August 20, 2013
1. O. Henry Marker
Inscription.

In this store
O. Henry
(William Sidney Porter)
1862-1910
was employed by
uncle as drug clerk
for five years.

Here he was loved
by
old and young
white and black
rich and poor

 
Location. 36° 4.31′ N, 79° 47.42′ W. Marker is in Greensboro, North Carolina, in Guilford County. Marker is at the intersection of South Elm Street and February 1 Pl, on the right when traveling north on South Elm Street. Click for map. Located across the street from the Civil Rights Museum. Marker is in this post office area: Greensboro NC 27401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Birthplace of the Civil Rights Movement (here, next to this marker); Lunsford Richardson (a few steps from this marker); Henry Frye (within shouting distance of this marker); The Underground Railroad (within shouting distance of this marker); Albion Tourgee (within shouting distance of this marker); Greensboro Law School (within shouting distance of this marker); The Trial Of Benjamin Benson (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sit-Ins (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Greensboro.
 
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O. Henry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, August 20, 2013
2. O. Henry Marker
O. Henry plaque on the left of the entrance.
for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  related NC Markers page. (Submitted on September 7, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
O. Henry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, August 20, 2013
3. O. Henry Marker
O. Henry plaque is on the left side of the entrance.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 126 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on September 7, 2016.
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