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New Bern in Craven County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

James City

 
 
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By Craig Swain, May 2, 2010
1. James City Marker
Inscription. Community founded here in 1863 as resettlement camp for freed slaves. Named for Horace James. Union Army chaplain.
 
Erected 1998 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number C 64.)
 
Location. 35° 5.104′ N, 77° 1.957′ W. Marker is in New Bern, North Carolina, in Craven County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 70 and Brown Drive on U.S. 70. Touch 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Point (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battle of New Bern (approx. 1.3 miles away); USRC Diligence (approx. 1.4 miles away); U.S.C.G.C. Pamlico (approx. 1.4 miles away); Richard Dobbs Spaight (approx. 1 miles away); Caleb Bradham (approx. 1.6 miles away); First House of Worship of Colonial Craven Parish (approx. 1.6 miles away); Baron Christoph von Graffenried (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Bern.
 
Categories. African AmericansWar, US Civil
 
James City Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 2, 2010
2. James City Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 26, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 700 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 26, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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