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Oxford in Granville County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

James E. Webb

1906 - 1992

 
 
James E. Webb Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), September 4, 2021
1. James E. Webb Marker
Inscription.  Led NASA, 1961 to 1968, during Mercury, Gemini, and early Apollo. He est. Johnson, Kennedy space centers. Lived 1 blk. W.
 
Erected 2018 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number G-137.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Air & Space. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1961.
 
Location. 36° 18.916′ N, 78° 35.507′ W. Marker is in Oxford, North Carolina, in Granville County. Marker is at the intersection of College Street (Highway 15) and Rectory Street, on the left when traveling north on College Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 302 College St, Oxford NC 27565, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hunt-Badsher House (within shouting distance of this marker); 213 College Street (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Erwin-Baird House (about 600 feet away); Col. Roger O. Gregory House (about 700 feet away); Taylor-McClanahan-Smith House
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(about 800 feet away); A.N. Jones House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mary Potter Academy (approx. 0.2 miles away); Katherine Blount Skinner Lassiter (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oxford.
 
James E. Webb Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), September 4, 2021
2. James E. Webb Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 5, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 290 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 5, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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