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First Provincial Congress

 
 
First Provincial Congress Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin W., October 21, 2009
1. First Provincial Congress Marker
Inscription.  In America to be called and held in defiance of British orders met in this town, Aug. 25-27, 1774, with 71 delegates present.
 
Erected 1973 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number C-50.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsNotable Events. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical month for this entry is August 1787.
 
Location. 35° 6.493′ N, 77° 2.307′ W. Marker is in New Bern, North Carolina, in Craven County. Marker is on Broad Street (Business U.S. 70) near Craven Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Bern NC 28560, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Printing Press In N.C. (a few steps from this marker); Craven County World Wars 1 and 2 Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Abner Nash (within shouting distance of this marker); Richard Dobbs Spaight (within shouting distance of this marker); Richard Dobbs Spaight, the Younger
First Provincial Congress Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, August 14, 2014
2. First Provincial Congress Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Christ Church (within shouting distance of this marker); William Gaston (within shouting distance of this marker); Graham A. Barden (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Bern.
 
Also see . . .  The First Provincial Congress. More information, hosted at the Learn North Carolina web site. (Submitted on October 22, 2009, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.) 
 
First Provincial Congress Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin W., October 21, 2009
3. First Provincial Congress Marker
The Craven County Courthouse is in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 21, 2009, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 662 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 22, 2009, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.   2. submitted on September 8, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.   3. submitted on October 22, 2009, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.

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Jul. 1, 2022