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Edenton in Chowan County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Joseph Hewes

 
 
Joseph Hewes Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Sandra Hughes, August 12, 2010
1. Joseph Hewes Marker
Inscription.  Signer of Declaration of Independence, leader in Continental Congress, merchant. His store was three blocks S.
 
Erected 1973 by Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number A-4.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History, and the Signers of the Declaration of Independence series lists.
 
Location. 36° 3.664′ N, 76° 36.504′ W. Marker is in Edenton, North Carolina, in Chowan County. Marker is on North Broad Street near West Church Street, on the right when traveling south. 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. Samuel Johnston (a few steps from this marker); Henderson Walker (a few steps from this marker); James Iredell (within shouting distance of this marker); St Paul's Episcopal Church (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Paul's Episcopal Church
Joseph Hewes Plaque inside St. Paul's Eposcopal Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Sandra Hughes, August 12, 2010
2. Joseph Hewes Plaque inside St. Paul's Eposcopal Church
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Edenton United Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); The Iredell House (within shouting distance of this marker); Harriet Jacobs (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Edenton.
 
Also see . . .
1. Joseph Hewes. Wikipedia biography (Submitted on August 23, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA.) 

2. Joseph Hewes. Find A Grave entry:
Birth: Jan. 23, 1730 Death: Nov. 10, 1779 (Submitted on August 23, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA.) 

3. Signers of the Declaration of Independence. US History entry:
Joseph Hewes, 1730-1779, Representing North Carolina at the Continental Congress (Submitted on August 24, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA.) 
 
Joseph Hewes Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Sandra Hughes, August 12, 2010
3. Joseph Hewes Marker
St. Paul's Episcopal Church is seen in the background.
Joseph Hewes image. Click for full size.
Internet Archive
4. Joseph Hewes
from The Biographical Dictionary of America, 1906, by Rossiter Johnson.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 23, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 972 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 23, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA.   3. submitted on August 24, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA.   4. submitted on August 31, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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May. 20, 2022