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Leasburg in Caswell County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Jacob Thompson

 
 
Jacob Thompson (1810-1885) image. Click for full size.
Caswell County Historical Association
1. Jacob Thompson (1810-1885)
Inscription.  Secretary of Interior, 1857-1861. Confederate secret agent in Canada, U.S. Representative from Mississippi. Birthplace stands 100 yds. southeast.
 
Erected 1959. (Marker Number G-71.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 36° 23.705′ N, 79° 9.068′ W. Marker is in Leasburg, North Carolina, in Caswell County. Marker is on U.S. 158, on the left when traveling east. The Jacob Thompson (1810-1885) historical marker is on US Route 158 in Leasburg, North Carolina, at the intersection of Olive Hill Church Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Leasburg NC 27291, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Solomon Lea (approx. 0.2 miles away); Griers Presbyterian Church (approx. 5˝ miles away); Red House Church (approx. 7.1 miles away); Archibald Debow Murphey ca. 1777 - 1832 (approx. 7.1 miles away); Stephen Dodson Ramseur
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(approx. 8.6 miles away); William L. Poteat (approx. 8.7 miles away); Romulus M. Saunders (approx. 9.9 miles away); Caswell Courthouse (approx. 10.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Biographical Sketch of Jacob Thompson (1810-1885). (Submitted on May 6, 2009, by Caswell County Historical Association of Yanceyville, North Carolina.)
 
Additional keywords. Caswell County, University of North Carolina, Lawyer
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 6, 2009, by Caswell County Historical Association of Yanceyville, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,082 times since then and 9 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on May 6, 2009, by Caswell County Historical Association of Yanceyville, North Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
 
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Jul. 11, 2020