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Samuel Johnston

 
 
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By Sandra Hughes, August 12, 2010
1. Samuel Johnston Marker
Inscription.  Revolutionary Leader, Governor, U.S. Senator. His Home "Hayes," and Grave are one mile S.E.
 
Erected 1936 by State Historical Commission. (Marker Number A 9.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 36° 3.661′ N, 76° 36.499′ W. Marker is in Edenton, North Carolina, in Chowan County. Marker is at the intersection of W. Church Street and N. Broad St, on the right when traveling south on W. Church Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Edenton NC 27932, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Henderson Walker (here, next to this marker); Joseph Hewes (a few steps from this marker); James Iredell (a few steps from this marker); St Paul's Episcopal Church (within shouting distance of this marker); The Iredell House (within shouting distance of this marker); Edenton United Methodist Church (within shouting distance of
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this marker); Harriet Jacobs (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chowan County Courthouse (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Edenton.
 
Also see . . .
1. Samuel Johnston (1733-1816). A delegate and a senator from North Carolina; born in Dundee, Scotland, December 15, 1733. (Submitted on August 23, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Alabama, USA.) 

2. Wikipedia Samuel Johnston. Hayes Plantation Hayes Plantation is a site near Edenton, North Carolina that was the plantation of Samuel Johnston (1733-1816), who served as Governor of North Carolina from 1787 to 1789. Johnston become one of the state's first two United States Senators, serving from 1789 until 1793, and served later as a judge until retiring in 1803. (Submitted on August 24, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Alabama, USA.) 

3. NCSU Libraries. North Carolina Architecs & Builders The first references to Dave Dickinson appear in the memorandum books kept by planter James C. Johnston when he was building his Hayes Plantation House near Edenton. (Submitted on August 24, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Alabama, USA.) 

4. North Carolina Office of Governor - Governors of North Carolina - Samuel Johnston. (Submitted on May 19, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 23, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 1,215 times since then and 36 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on August 23, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Alabama, USA. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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