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Raleigh in Wake County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

William Polk

1758 - 1834

 
 
William Polk Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Jordan, July 2, 2010
1. William Polk Marker
Inscription.  Revolutionary War officer; first president of State Bank, 1811 - 19. In 1825 hosted Lafayette in house that stood here.
 
Erected 1992 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number H-104.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Lafayette’s Farewell Tour, and the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1811.
 
Location. 35° 47.081′ N, 78° 38.166′ W. Marker is in Raleigh, North Carolina, in Wake County. Marker is at the intersection of North Blount Street and East North Street on North Blount Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Raleigh NC 27601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Alexander B. Andrews (within shouting distance of this marker); Fannie E. S. Heck (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry Clay Oak (within shouting distance of this marker); Oakwood Cemetery (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line);
William Polk Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Jordan
2. William Polk Marker
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John L. Taylor (about 500 feet away); W. N. H. Smith (about 500 feet away); Raleigh and Gaston Railroad (about 500 feet away); Jane McKimmon (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Raleigh.
 
William Polk Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, February 6, 2013
3. William Polk Marker
William Polk Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Jordan, July 2, 2010
4. William Polk Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 4, 2010, by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A.. This page has been viewed 834 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 4, 2010, by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A..   3. submitted on February 11, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   4. submitted on July 4, 2010, by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A.. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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May. 25, 2022