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

William R. Webb

"Sawney"

 
 
William R. Webb Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2021
1. William R. Webb Marker
Inscription.  Founder, 1870, of Webb School, since 1886 in Bell Buckle, Tenn. Confederate soldier, U.S. Senator, 1913. Born 1842, one mile S.
 
Erected 1962 by Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number G-79.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationGovernment & PoliticsWar, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1870.
 
Location. 36° 20.628′ N, 78° 53.862′ W. Marker is near Roxboro, North Carolina, in Person County. Marker is at the intersection of Oxford Road (U.S. 158) and Surf Mount Tizrah Road (County Road 1717), on the right when traveling east on Oxford Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4338 Oxford Rd, Roxboro NC 27574, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Lynching of Edward Roach (approx. 4.6 miles away); Robert Paine (approx. 4.7 miles away); Edwin G. Read (approx. 5.3 miles away); J.G.A. Williamson (approx. 5.7 miles away); The Newells Jewelers (approx. 5.9 miles away); Roxboro Male Academy
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By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2021
2. William R. Webb Marker
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(approx. 5.9 miles away); Governor William W. and Musette Satterfield Kitchin House (approx. 5.9 miles away); Person County Courthouse Site (approx. 5.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Roxboro.
 
 
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 24 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 25, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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