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

William B. Gould

1837-1923

 
 
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By Michael C. Wilcox, January 2, 2020
1. William B. Gould Marker
Inscription.  Was enslaved Bellamy plasterer. Escaped 1862 and joined Union navy. Kept detailed war diary. Lived 2 blocks north.
 
Erected 2018 by NC Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number D-119.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansArts, Letters, MusicWar, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1837.
 
Location. 34° 14.157′ N, 77° 56.583′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, North Carolina, in New Hanover County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street (Business U.S. 17) and Fifth Street, on the right when traveling west on Market Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 503 Market Street, Wilmington NC 28401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic First Baptist Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wilmington Light Infantry (about 300 feet away); Wilmington Coup (about 400 feet away); Temple of Israel (about 400 feet away); Thomas Godfrey (about 600 feet away); St. James Church (about
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By Michael C. Wilcox, January 2, 2020
2. William B. Gould Marker
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600 feet away); Leora Hiatt McEachern (about 600 feet away); Beery’s Shipyard (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilmington.
 
Also see . . .  NC Markers page. (Submitted on January 6, 2020, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
 
William B. Gould Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, January 2, 2020
3. William B. Gould Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 6, 2020, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 70 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 6, 2020, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

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