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Charlotte in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

WBT / WBTV

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, May 9, 2021
1. WBT/WBTV Marker
Inscription.  Oldest broadcast stations in N.C. Est. 1922, WBT radio long hosted live country music. WBTV sign-on, July 15, 1949. Studios here until 1955.
 
Erected 2012 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number L-114.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Entertainment. A significant historical date for this entry is July 15, 1949.
 
Location. 35° 13.544′ N, 80° 50.696′ W. Marker is in Charlotte, North Carolina, in Mecklenburg County. Marker is at the intersection of South Tryon Street and 3rd Street, on the right when traveling east on South Tryon Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charlotte NC 28202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. British Encampment, 1780 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Last Meetings of the Confederate Cabinet (within shouting distance of this marker); The Johnston Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Queen's College (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Latta Arcade (about 300 feet away); Site of Liberty Hall
WBT/WBTV Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 9, 2021
2. WBT/WBTV Marker
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(about 300 feet away); Nearby History (about 400 feet away); Jefferson Davis Informed of Lincoln's Death (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charlotte.
 
Also see . . .  Wbtv. (Submitted on May 10, 2021.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 10, 2021, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 10, 2021, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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