Rocky Mount in Nash County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
North Carolina Wesleyan College
Erected 1965 by Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number E-72.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Education. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1956.
Location. 36° 1.204′ N, 77° 46.209′ W. Marker is in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, in Nash County. Marker is on North Wesleyan Boulevard (U.S. 301), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rocky Mount NC 27804, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. P.T. Barnum (approx. 3.6 miles away); Cornwallis (approx. 4.2 miles away); Falls of the Tar Church (approx. 4.2 miles away); First Post Office of Rocky Mount (approx. 4.4 miles away); "The Bethel Heroes" (approx. 4½ miles away); Donaldson's Tavern (approx. 4½ miles away); LafayetteFalls Road Bridge (approx. 4½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rocky Mount.
Also see . . . North Carolina Wesleyan College. Short history of the college from the school's website. (Submitted on May 23, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 23, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 728 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 23, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.