Wilmington in New Hanover County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
William Tryon Governor of
North Carolina, from April 3, 1765,
to June 30, 1771. Stamp Master
William Houston was brought out
from the house and forced to
resign his office Nov. 16, 1765.
New Hanover Historical Commission
Erected by New Hanover Historical Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1736.
Location. 34° 14.114′ N, 77° 56.981′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, North Carolina, in New Hanover County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street and South Water Street, in the median on Market Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wilmington NC 28401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Beery's Shipyard (here, next to this marker); George Washington (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); General Benjamin Smith (about 700 feet away); Cape Fear Club (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Burgwin Charles Cornwallis (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Hooper (approx. 0.2 miles away); Washington's Southern Tour (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilmington.
Also see . . .
1. William Tryon. Wikipedia (Submitted on March 18, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
2. The Stamp Act Crisis in North Carolina. North Carolina Digital History, UNC (Submitted on March 18, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 18, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,096 times since then and 91 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 18, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.