New Bern in Craven County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Richard Dobbs Spaight, the Younger
Born 1790 Died 1850
Erected 1923 by the North Carolina Historical Commission, Richard Dobbs Spaight Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, County of Craven and City of New Bern.
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 (DAR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1835.
Location. 35° 6.493′ N, 77° 2.286′ W. Marker is in New Bern, North Carolina, in Craven County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street (U.S. 17) and Craven Street, on the left when traveling east on Broad Street. Touch for map Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Abner Nash (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Richard Dobbs Spaight (here, next to this marker); William Gaston (here, next to this marker); Christ Church (within shouting distance of this marker); First Provincial Congress (within shouting distance of this marker); Craven County World Wars 1 and 2 Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Graham A. Barden (within shouting distance of this marker); First Printing Press In N.C. (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Bern.
Also see . . . North Carolina History Project - Richard Dobbs Spaight, Jr. (Submitted on June 5, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 30, 2009, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 746 times since then and 21 times this year. Last updated on July 27, 2011, by Jim Dugan of New Bern, North Carolina. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 30, 2009, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.