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

William L. Poteat

 
 
William Louis Poteat (1856-1938) image. Click for full size.
Caswell County Historical Association
1. William Louis Poteat (1856-1938)
Inscription.  Wake Forest College president, 1905-1927. Champion of freedom of scientific thought. Birthplace and family home stands here.
 
Erected 1974 by North Carolina Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number G-75.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationScience & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list.
 
Location. 36° 25.093′ N, 79° 18.252′ W. Marker is near Yanceyville, North Carolina, in Caswell County. Marker is on State Highway 62 1.2 miles north of State Highway 86, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Yanceyville NC 27379, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Caswell County Veterans Memorial (approx. 2 miles away); Honoring Nicholas Longworth Dillard (approx. 2.1 miles away); Confederate Memorial (approx. 2.1 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.1 miles away); "Lest We Forget" (approx.
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2.1 miles away); The Veteran's Walk (approx. 2.1 miles away); Caswell Courthouse (approx. 2.1 miles away); Bartlett Yancey (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Yanceyville.
 
Also see . . .  Biographical Sketch of William Louis Poteat (1856-1938). (Submitted on May 6, 2009, by Caswell County Historical Association of Yanceyville, North Carolina.)
 
Additional keywords. Forest Home, Caswell County, Yanceyville
 
 
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 977 times since then and 17 times this year. Last updated on May 25, 2009, by Caswell County Historical Association of Yanceyville, North Carolina. 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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