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

The Iredell House

Listed in the National Register of Historic Places

 
 
The Iredell House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, August 12, 2010
1. The Iredell House Marker
Inscription.  
James Iredell (1751-1799), Attorney General of North Carolina, 1779 to 1781. Fought for NC's ratification of the United States Constitution. Nominated Associate Justice of the first US Supreme Court Feb. 8, 1790 by President George Washington, confirmed by the US Senate, Feb. 10, 1790, and served until his death Oct. 20, 1799.
At its first meeting on April 20, 1948, the Edenton Tea Party Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, voted to acquire and restore the Iredell House. Thirteen members signed a bank note for $2,250.00, purchasing the house and saving it from destruction. On June 14, 1951, the DAR transferred the house to the State of NC. It is at present a State Historic Site administered by the NC Dept. Cultural Resources.
 
Erected 1995 by Dedicated Sept. 28, 1995 to the charter members of the Edenton Tea Party Chapter, NSDAR.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1735.
 
Location.
		James Iredell image. Click for full size.
via Supreme Court Historical Society, unknown
2. James Iredell
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36° 3.658′ N, 76° 36.469′ W. Marker is in Edenton, North Carolina, in Chowan County. Marker is on E, Church Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 107 E Church St, 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. James Iredell (within shouting distance of this marker); Edenton United Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Henderson Walker (within shouting distance of this marker); Samuel Johnston (within shouting distance of this marker); Joseph Hewes (within shouting distance of this marker); St Paul's Episcopal Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Harriet Jacobs (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Paul's Episcopal Church (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Edenton.
 
Also see . . .
1. James Iredell. The Supreme Court Historical Society website entry (Submitted on September 2, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.) 

2. Iredell House. Chowan County Government website entry (Submitted on September 2, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.) 
 
The Iredell House image. Click for full size.
via Chowan County Government, unknown
3. The Iredell House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 27, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 656 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 27, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA.   2, 3. submitted on April 7, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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Jan. 26, 2022