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Near Ashton in Pender County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

William S. Ashe

 
 
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By J. J. Prats, February 27, 2010
1. William S. Ashe Marker
Inscription.  Railroad president, congressman, state senator. In charge rof Confederate railroad transportation, 1861–62. Home stands 1 mile west.
 
Erected 1956 by Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number D-58.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsRailroads & StreetcarsWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list.
 
Location. 34° 28.71′ N, 77° 53.333′ W. Marker is near Ashton, North Carolina, in Pender County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 117 and Old River Road (Route 1411-3), on the right when traveling north on U.S. 117. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Burgaw NC 28425, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Samuel Ashe (within shouting distance of this marker); Edward Moseley (approx. 0.3 miles away); General John Ashe (approx. 2 miles away); Alexander Lillington
William S. Ashe Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, February 27, 2010
2. William S. Ashe Marker
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(approx. 2.7 miles away); Stag Park (approx. 4.1 miles away); George Burrington (approx. 4.1 miles away); S. S. Satchwell (approx. 5.3 miles away); Our Heroes (approx. 5.4 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 20, 2010, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 820 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 20, 2010, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
 
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