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

Solomon Lea

 
 
Solomon Lea (1807-1897) image. Click for full size.
Caswell County Historical Association
1. Solomon Lea (1807-1897)
Inscription.  First president Greensboro College, 1846-47. Founder and master of the Somerville Female Institute, 1848-1892. Home stands 100 yds. N.
 
Erected 1954 by North Carolina Archives, Conservation, and Highway Departments. (Marker Number G-61.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education.
 
Location. 36° 23.681′ N, 79° 9.297′ W. Marker is in Leasburg, North Carolina, in Caswell County. Marker is on U.S. 158 just west of Solomon Lea Road, on the left when traveling east. 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. Jacob Thompson (approx. 0.2 miles away); Griers Presbyterian Church (approx. 5.3 miles away); Red House Church (approx. 7.2 miles away); Archibald Debow Murphey ca. 1777 - 1832 (approx. 7.2 miles away); William L. Poteat (approx. 8˝ miles away); Stephen Dodson Ramseur (approx. 8.6 miles away); Romulus M. Saunders (approx. 9.9 miles away); Caswell Courthouse (approx. 10.1 miles away).
 
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 Historical Sketch of Solomon Lea (1807-1897). (Submitted on May 6, 2009, by Caswell County Historical Association of Yanceyville, North Carolina.)
 
Additional keywords. University of North Carolina, Methodist Church, Caswell County
 
 
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 906 times since then and 8 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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