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Newton in Catawba County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Hoke Smith

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, September 6, 2020
1. Hoke Smith Marker
Inscription.  Secretary of Interior, 1893-1896, Governor of Georgia, United States Senator, was born, 1855 at Catawba College, then located at this point.
 
Erected 1942 by North Carolina Department of Conservation and Development. (Marker Number O-23.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics.
 
Location. 35° 39.419′ N, 81° 13.413′ W. Marker is in Newton, North Carolina, in Catawba County. Marker is on South College Avenue 0.1 miles north of East Herman Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newton NC 28658, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Civil War Raid Through Western North Carolina (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Court House Well (approx. 0.4 miles away); Rutherford's March Tribute (approx. 0.4 miles away); Catawba County War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); M.L. McCorkle (approx. 0.4 miles away); Catawba County Confederate Memorial (approx. half a
Hoke Smith Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, September 6, 2020
2. Hoke Smith Marker
mile away); Catawba College (approx. 0.7 miles away); Charles H. Mebane (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newton.
 
Also see . . .  M. Hoke Smith. (Submitted on September 24, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
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3. Hoke Smith
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 24, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 24, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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