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

Edward W. Pou

 
 
Edward W. Pou Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, September 26, 2013
1. Edward W. Pou Marker
Inscription.  Congressman, 1901-1934. Chairman House Rules Committee during parts of administrations of Wilson, F.D. Roosevelt. Grave is 200 yds. south.
 
Erected 1955 by Archives, Conservation and Highway Departments. (Marker Number H-63.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesGovernment & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #32 Franklin D. Roosevelt, and the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series lists.
 
Location. 35° 30.742′ N, 78° 20.942′ W. Marker is in Smithfield, North Carolina, in Johnston County. Marker is at the intersection of West Market Street (Business U.S. 70) and South Front Street, on the left when traveling west on West Market Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 104 South Front Street, Smithfield NC 27577, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Town of Smithfield (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Town of Smithfield (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct
Edward W. Pou Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, September 26, 2013
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line); Hastings House (about 400 feet away); Occupation of Smithfield (about 600 feet away); Sherman Receives News of Lee's Surrender in Smithfield (about 700 feet away); Freedmen’s School, 1868 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ava Gardner (approx. 0.7 miles away); Sherman’s March (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Smithfield.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 24, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 454 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 24, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Jan. 30, 2023