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

“Elmwood”

 
 
“Elmwood” Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, February 8, 2013
1. “Elmwood” Marker
Inscription.  Home of chief justices John L. Taylor & Thos. Ruffin; of Wm. Gaston, Romulus M. Saunders, & Samuel A. Ashe. Built about 1813. Is 70 yds. N.
 
Erected 1992 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number H-54.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1813.
 
Location. 35° 46.853′ N, 78° 38.935′ W. Marker is in Raleigh, North Carolina, in Wake County. Marker is at the intersection of Hillsborough Street and N Boylan Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Hillsborough Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Raleigh NC 27601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Joel Lane House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Freedmen’s Convention (approx. 0.2 miles away); Carolina Power & Light Car Barn & Automobile Garage (approx. 0.2 miles away); Saint Mary’s School (approx. Ľ mile away); Saint Mary’s (approx.
“Elmwood” Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, February 8, 2013
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Ľ mile away); L. O’B. Branch (approx. 0.3 miles away); Melville B. Cox (approx. 0.3 miles away); North Carolina Medical Board (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Raleigh.
 
Also see . . .
1. NCSU Library Rare & Unique Digital Collections: Elmwood Photo. (Submitted on August 29, 2016, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
2. Elmwood (Raleigh, North Carolina). Wikipedia (Submitted on August 29, 2016, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.) 
 
Marker on Hillsborough Street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, February 8, 2013
3. Marker on Hillsborough Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 9, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 409 times since then and 23 times this year. Last updated on February 9, 2013, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 9, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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Jun. 29, 2022