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Louisburg in Franklin County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

John Williamson

1846 - 1911

 
 
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By John Zadrozny, March 20, 2011
1. John Williamson Marker
Inscription.  Former slave. Member, legislature, six terms; newspaper publisher & advocate of education. Grave is 1/2 mile west.
 
Erected 2006 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number E 114.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansGovernment & PoliticsIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 36° 5.603′ N, 78° 18.301′ W. Marker is in Louisburg, North Carolina, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and Mineral Springs Road, on the right when traveling south on South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Louisburg NC 27549, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Richard Warfington (approx. 0.3 miles away); Louisburg College (approx. 0.9 miles away); Camp Site for Sherman's Army (approx. 0.9 miles away); Franklin's Confederate Soldiers Monument (approx. 0.9 miles away); Franklin Male Academy Building (approx. 0.9 miles away); Moses A. Hopkins
John Williamson Marker image. Click for full size.
By John Zadrozny, March 20, 2011
2. John Williamson Marker
View to the southwest along South Main Street.
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(approx. 8.6 miles away); Confederate Cemetery (approx. 11.8 miles away); The Glass House (approx. 11.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisburg.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 31, 2011, by John Zadrozny of Youngsville, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 676 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 31, 2011, by John Zadrozny of Youngsville, North Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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