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

J.G.A. Williamson

 
 
J.G.A. Williamson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), April 22, 2021
1. J.G.A. Williamson Marker
Inscription.  First U.S. representative to Republic of Venezuela, 1835-1840; member of N.C. General Assembly. Birthplace was ½ mile S.E.
 
Erected 1959 by Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number G-72.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1835.
 
Location. 36° 21.952′ N, 78° 59.757′ W. Marker is near Roxboro, North Carolina, in Person County. Marker is on Hurdle Mills Road (Highway 157) 0.1 miles south of Industrial Drive (County Road 1195), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2070 Hurdle Mills Rd, Roxboro NC 27574, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Lynching of Edward Roach (approx. 1.1 miles away); Bessie Heath Daniel (approx. 1.4 miles away); Robert Paine (approx. 1.7 miles away); Paine's Tavern (approx. 1.9 miles away); Site Of The Dowdy Hotel Jones Hotel And Hotel Roxboro
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(approx. 2 miles away); Person County Veterans Memorial (approx. 2 miles away); Robert Lester Blackwell (approx. 2 miles away); Korea (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Roxboro.
 
J.G.A. Williamson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), April 22, 2021
2. J.G.A. Williamson Marker
 
 
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 134 times since then and 9 times this year. Last updated on April 25, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 25, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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