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

Bedford Brown

 
 
Bedford Brown (1795-1870) image. Click for full size.
Caswell County Historical Association
1. Bedford Brown (1795-1870)
Inscription.  U.S. Senator, 1829-40; State Legislator; Opponent of Secession, 1860. This is "Rose Hill," his home.
 
Erected 1936 by North Carolina State Historical Commission. (Marker Number G-8.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics.
 
Location. 36° 22.396′ N, 79° 25.862′ W. Marker is near Yanceyville, North Carolina, in Caswell County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 158 and North Carolina Highway 150, on the left when traveling west on U.S. 158. The Bedford Brown (1795-1870) historical marker is located at the end of the driveway to "Rose Hill," his Caswell County home. The building is on the National Register of Historic Places but is a private residence. 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 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Calvin Graves (approx. 1.4 miles away); Bethesda Church (approx. 2.7 miles away); Bartlett Yancey (approx. 4.8 miles away); Caswell Courthouse (approx. 5.7 miles away);
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Millard Quentin Plumblee (approx. 7.4 miles away); William L. Poteat (approx. 7.7 miles away); Bright Leaf Tobacco (approx. 10˝ miles away); Washington's Southern Tour (approx. 11 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Yanceyville.
 
Also see . . .  Biographical Sketch of Bedford Brown (1795-1870). (Submitted on May 6, 2009, by Caswell County Historical Association of Yanceyville, North Carolina.)
 
Additional keywords. Locust Hill, lawyer, Caswell County
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 6, 2009, by Caswell County Historical Association of Yanceyville, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,338 times since then and 6 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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Jul. 8, 2020