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Near Belville in Brunswick County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Benjamin Smith

1756-1826

 
 
Benjamin Smith Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Abel, January 7, 2011
1. Benjamin Smith Marker
Inscription.  Governor, 1810-1811, legislator, soldier, benefactor of UNC. His plantation, “Belvedere,” was 6 miles northeast.
 
Erected 1986 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number D 85.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraGovernment & Politics.
 
Location. 34° 12.532′ N, 78° 1.862′ W. Marker is near Belville, North Carolina, in Brunswick County. Marker is on U.S. 17 0.1 miles north of Wire Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Leland NC 28451, 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. Robert Howe (approx. 2.7 miles away); Stamp Act (approx. 2.7 miles away); Alfred Moore (approx. 2.7 miles away); Orton (approx. 2.8 miles away); Fort Anderson (approx. 2.8 miles away); USS North Carolina (approx. 4.7 miles away); U.S.S. North Carolina Battleship Memorial (approx. 4.8 miles away); Residence of Edward B. Dudley (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Belville.
 
Also see . . .
Benjamin Smith Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Abel, January 7, 2011
2. Benjamin Smith Marker
Marker with U.S. Route 17 heading north in the background.

1. Benjamin Smith - North Carolina History Project. (Submitted on January 13, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. North Carolina Office of Governor - Governors of North Carolina - Benjamin Smith. (Submitted on May 19, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 11, 2011, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. This page has been viewed 472 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 11, 2011, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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