Fayetteville in Cumberland County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
James Dobbin McNeill
North Carolina State Firemen's Association
Born in Asheboro, N.C. March 4, 1850
Died in Fayetteville, N.C. February 9, 1927
A beloved citizen and courageous statesman
Six times Mayor of Fayetteville
Thrice President of the National Firemen's Association
Re-organizer of the Fayetteville Fire Department
and for 40 years its Chief
Captain and Commander of the Faytteville
Division North Carolina Naval Reserves
Captain of the Red Shirts 1891-1920
For 10 years Chairman of the Fayetteville
Board of Audit and Finance
Member of the Delaware Society of the Cincinnati
Undaunted, resourceful in the
never ceasing conflict
the North Carolina
and served as its
president for 26 years
the Firemen's Relief Fund:
secured its enactment
and supported it
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1897.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 116 Green Street, Fayetteville NC 28301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Flora MacDonald (a few steps from this marker); Plank Roads (within shouting distance of this marker); First Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Town Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); The Market House (within shouting distance of this marker); Town House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cornwallis (about 300 feet away); Charter of the University of N. C. (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fayetteville.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 12, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,250 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 12, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.