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Chowan Academy

 
 
Chowan Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, October 27, 2012
1. Chowan Academy Marker
Inscription.  Founded in 1886 for blacks by Calvin S. Brown, pastor, Pleasant Plains Baptist Church. Later a public school named for Brown.
 
Erected 2004 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number A-58.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansEducation. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1886.
 
Location. 36° 23.174′ N, 76° 56.347′ W. Marker is in Winton, North Carolina, in Hertford County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (State Highway 45) and Jordan Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Winton NC 27986, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hertford County UDC Monument (approx. 0.8 miles away); Burning of Winton (approx. 0.8 miles away); Hertford County WWI Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Burning of Winton (approx.
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0.9 miles away); Potecasi Creek (approx. 3.9 miles away); Robert Lee Van (approx. 7.3 miles away); 4-H Club (approx. 7.4 miles away); Richard J. Gatling (approx. 8.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winton.
 
Main St & Jordan St image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, October 27, 2012
2. Main St & Jordan St
 
 
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 438 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 29, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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