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Charlotte in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Mint Museum of Art

 
 
Mint Museum of Art Marker image. Click for full size.
By S. C. McCullough, August 5, 2018
1. Mint Museum of Art Marker
Inscription.  Operated as Branch U.S. Mint, 1837-61. Relocated to present site as art museum, 1936. Building expanded, 1968 and 1985.
 
Erected 1990 by NC Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number L 87.)
 
Location. 35° 11.978′ N, 80° 48.775′ W. Marker is in Charlotte, North Carolina, in Mecklenburg County. Marker is on Randolph Road 1.2 miles north of Wendover Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2730 Randolph Road, Charlotte NC 28207, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of the First Court Held in Mecklenburg County (approx. 0.9 miles away); Harry Golden (approx. 1.2 miles away); Queens University of Charlotte (approx. 1.3 miles away); Thaddeus Lincoln Tate (approx. 1.6 miles away); Confederate Navy Yard (approx. 2.4 miles away); Nathanael Greene (approx. 2.6 miles away); Battle of Charlotte (approx. 2.6 miles away); British Encampment, 1780 (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charlotte.
 
Topics. This marker is
Mint Museum of Art image. Click for full size.
By S. C. McCullough, August 5, 2018
2. Mint Museum of Art
included in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicNotable Buildings
 
<i>Post Office and U.S. Assay Office (formerly U. S. Mint)</i> image. Click for full size.
Postcard published by Raphael Tuck and Sons (image courtesy of UNC Charlotte), circa 1908
3. Post Office and U.S. Assay Office (formerly U. S. Mint)
"Color postcard showing the U.S. Post Office on the left and the Mint on the right of the picture. The buildings were in the 400 block of West Trade Street in Charlotte, NC. The Shipp Monument and a cannon commemorating the Carolinians who fought in the Spanish American War can be seen in front. Horse-drawn vehicles are seen on the street."
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 30, 2018, by S. C. McCullough of Charlotte, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 82 times since then and 5 times this year. Last updated on November 2, 2018, by S. C. McCullough of Charlotte, North Carolina. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 30, 2018, by S. C. McCullough of Charlotte, North Carolina.   3. submitted on November 1, 2018. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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