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

John H. Eaton

1790-1856

 
 
John H. Eaton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 19, 2011
1. John H. Eaton Marker
Inscription.  Secretary of War under Andrew Jackson; United States Senator from Tennessee; Florida governor; United States minister to Spain. Born here.
 
Erected 1989 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number E-99.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #07 Andrew Jackson series list.
 
Location. 36° 19.747′ N, 77° 35.336′ W. Marker is in Halifax, North Carolina, in Halifax County. Marker is on King Street 0 miles south of St. David Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Halifax NC 27839, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Colonial Churchyard" (within shouting distance of this marker); Eagle Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); The Tap Room (within shouting distance of this marker); Early American Taverns (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Eagle Tavern (within
John H. Eaton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 19, 2011
2. John H. Eaton Marker
shouting distance of this marker); The Old Town of Halifax (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Halifax Colonial Jails (about 400 feet away); Colonial Punishment (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Halifax.
 
Also see . . .  John Henry Eaton at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on August 22, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 375 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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