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

James Larkin Pearson

1879-1981

 
 
James Larkin Pearson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, May 12, 2012
1. James Larkin Pearson Marker
Inscription.  Poet Laureate of N.C., 1953-1981; printer and editor. Published newspaper, The Fool-Killer, 1910-29. Grave 5 mi. S.
 
Erected 2007 by NC Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number M-55.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicCommunications. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1953.
 
Location. 36° 8.473′ N, 81° 10.652′ W. Marker is in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, in Wilkes County. Marker is at the intersection of River Street (Route 268) and Collegiate Street, on the left on River Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wilkesboro NC 28697, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. James Wellborn (approx. half a mile away); Montfort Stokes (approx. one mile away); Former Wilkesboro Elementary School (approx. 1.3 miles away); An Introduction to the Labyrinth (approx. 1.3 miles away); St. Paul's Episcopal Church
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(approx. 1.4 miles away); Former Federal Building (approx. 1.4 miles away); Wilkes County Frescoes (approx. 1.4 miles away); Gray Brothers Furniture Company (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilkesboro.
 
James Larkin Pearson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox
2. James Larkin Pearson Marker
James Larkin Pearson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, May 12, 2012
3. James Larkin Pearson Marker
from Collegiate Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 13, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 738 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 13, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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