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Fayetteville in Cumberland County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

James C. Dobbin

 
 
James C. Dobbin Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 27, 2009
1. James C. Dobbin Marker
Inscription.  Secretary of United States Navy, 1853-57. Helped found State Hospital for Insane. Home one block north.
 
Erected 1936 by State Historical Commission. (Marker Number I-4.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Science & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1853.
 
Location. 35° 3.302′ N, 78° 54.263′ W. Marker is in Fayetteville, North Carolina, in Cumberland County. Marker is on Raeford Road, on the right when traveling east. Marker is 200 feet east of Dobbin Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fayetteville NC 28305, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fayetteville Arsenal (approx. 0.6 miles away); North Carolina (approx. 0.6 miles away); The "Ghost" Tower (approx. 0.6 miles away); Engine House (1838 - 1848) (approx. 0.6 miles away); Gun Carriage and Turning Shop (1842 - 1849) (approx. 0.6 miles away); Forging and Casting [and] Smith's Shops (1839 - 1842)
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(approx. 0.6 miles away); Southwest Tower (1849 - 1856) (approx. 0.6 miles away); North Carolina Arsenal (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fayetteville.
 
Also see . . .  James Cochrane Dobbin. (Submitted on November 10, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
James C. Dobbin Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 27, 2009
2. James C. Dobbin Marker
Looking west along Raeford Road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 10, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 775 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 10, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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