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Chowan University

 
 
Chowan University Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, October 27, 2012
1. Chowan University Marker
Inscription.  Opened 1848 as Chowan Baptist Female Institute. Became four-year college, 1992. A university since 2006. Two blocks south.
 
Erected 2009 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number A-19.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducationWomen. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1848.
 
Location. 36° 26.537′ N, 77° 5.975′ W. Marker is in Murfreesboro, North Carolina, in Hertford County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street (Business U.S. 158) and University Drive, on the right when traveling east on East Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Murfreesboro NC 27855, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. J. William Copeland (within shouting distance of this marker); Murfreesboro (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Murfree House (about 500 feet away); Murfreesboro Veterans Monument
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(about 700 feet away); Stanley Winborne (approx. 0.2 miles away); John H. Wheeler (approx. ¼ mile away); Dr. Walter Reed (approx. ¼ mile away); David Collin Barnes (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Murfreesboro.
 
Also see . . .  Chowan University. (Submitted on October 29, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
 
E Main St & University Dr image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, October 27, 2012
2. E Main St & University Dr
Chowan University - McDowell Columns Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, October 27, 2012
3. Chowan University - McDowell Columns Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 29, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 597 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 29, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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