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Louisburg in Franklin County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

John Williamson

1846 - 1911

 
 
John Williamson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By John Zadrozny, March 20, 2011
1. John Williamson Marker
Inscription.  Former slave. Member, legislature, six terms; newspaper publisher & advocate of education. Grave is ˝ mile west.
 
Erected 2006 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number E-114.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list.
 
Location. 36° 5.603′ N, 78° 18.301′ W. Marker is in Louisburg, North Carolina, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and Mineral Springs Road, on the right when traveling south on South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 630 S Main St, Louisburg NC 27549, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Green Hill Place (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Richard Warfington (approx. 0.3 miles away); Edwin Wiley Fuller (approx. 0.8 miles away); Louisburg College (approx. 0.9 miles
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away); Camp Site for Sherman's Army (approx. 0.9 miles away); Franklin Male Academy Building (approx. 0.9 miles away); Thomas W. Bickett (approx. 1.3 miles away); Moses A. Hopkins (approx. 8.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisburg.
 
John Williamson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By John Zadrozny, March 20, 2011
2. John Williamson Marker
View to the southwest along South Main Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 11, 2023. It was originally submitted on March 31, 2011, by John Zadrozny of Youngsville, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,025 times since then and 23 times this year. Last updated on May 8, 2023, by Michael Buckner of Durham, North Carolina. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 31, 2011, by John Zadrozny of Youngsville, North Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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