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Timberlake in Person County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Edwin G. Read

 
 
Edwin G. Read Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2021
1. Edwin G. Read Marker
Inscription.  Member Congress, 1855-57; Confederate Senator; President State Convention, 1865; Justice N.C. Supreme Court, 1865-78. Birthplace was 2 mi. S.E.
 
Erected 1949 by Archives, Conservation and Highway Departments. (Marker Number G-51.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsWar, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1865.
 
Location. 36° 16.961′ N, 78° 57.365′ W. Marker is in Timberlake, North Carolina, in Person County. Marker is at the intersection of Durham Road (U.S. 501) and Helena Moriah Road (County Road 1715), on the right when traveling north on Durham Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8215 Durham Rd, Timberlake NC 27583, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Robert Paine (approx. 4˝ miles away); Paine's Tavern (approx. 5.1 miles away); Bessie Heath Daniel (approx. 5.3 miles away); William R. Webb (approx. 5.3 miles away); The Lynching of Edward Roach (approx. 5.4 miles
Edwin G. Read Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2021
2. Edwin G. Read Marker
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away); J.G.A. Williamson (approx. 6.2 miles away); Robert L. Blackwell (approx. 7.4 miles away); Bushy Fork School (approx. 7.7 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 25, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 22 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 25, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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