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Washington in Beaufort County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Havens Memorial Building

 
 
Havens Memorial Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 27, 2013
1. Havens Memorial Building Marker
Inscription.  This building which served the thriving shipping industry of early Washington was built in the early 1800's by Jonathan Havens (1744-1828). Its restoration in 1979 was made possible by a gift from Jonathan Havens Moss in memory of the Havens family. It is dedicated to Jonathan Havens, his son Benjamin R. Havens (1810-1880), and the grandson Jonathan Havens (1855-1929).
 
Erected 1979 by Historic Preservation Fund of North Carolina, Inc.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1979.
 
Location. 35° 32.643′ N, 77° 3.596′ W. Marker is in Washington, North Carolina, in Beaufort County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street and Van Norden Street, on the right when traveling east on West Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington NC 27889, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Siege Of Washington (a few steps from this marker); Attack On Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); African Americans Defend Washington (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct
Havens Memorial Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 27, 2013
2. Havens Memorial Building Marker
This marker is affixed to the outside wall above the front doors.
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line); C. C. Cambreleng (about 400 feet away); John H. Small (about 500 feet away); USS Picket (about 600 feet away); Burning Of Washington (about 700 feet away); Daniel G. Fowle (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington.
 
Havens Memorial Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 27, 2013
3. Havens Memorial Building Marker
A side photo view of the building
Havens Memorial Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 27, 2013
4. Havens Memorial Building Marker
The "Blue Crab" mounted on the walkway to the Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 30, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 363 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 30, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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