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Near Candor in Moore County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Samarcand

 
 
Samarcand Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox
1. Samarcand Marker
Inscription.  State juvenile facility. Est. in 1918 to provide girls with educational and vocational training. Campus is 3 mi. south.
 
Erected 2009 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number K-34.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationLaw EnforcementWomen. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1918.
 
Location. 35° 18.171′ N, 79° 41.532′ W. Marker is near Candor, North Carolina, in Moore County. Marker is at the intersection of Route 211 and Samarcand Drive, on the right when traveling east on Route 211. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Eagle Springs NC 27242, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Bethune (approx. 10.3 miles away); Mechanic's Hill (approx. 10.8 miles away); Flora MacDonald (approx. 10.8 miles away); Streets of Gold (approx. 12 miles away); John MacRae
Samarcand Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, November 15, 2013
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(approx. 12.1 miles away); Dr. Thompson's Sanatorium (approx. 12.2 miles away); Presidential Visit (approx. 12.2 miles away); Jacques and Juliana Busbee (approx. 12½ miles away).
 
Samarcand Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, November 15, 2013
3. Samarcand Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 30, 2014, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 314 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 30, 2014, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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May. 25, 2022