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New Bern in Craven County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

William Gaston

1778-1844

 
 
William Gaston Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, August 14, 2014
1. William Gaston Marker
Inscription.  Justice of N.C. Supreme Court, 1833-44; lawmaker. An advocate for state's Catholics. Wrote state song. "The Old North State." Lived 1 block N.
 
Erected 2009 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number C 6.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list.
 
Location. 35° 6.489′ N, 77° 2.284′ W. Marker is in New Bern, North Carolina, in Craven County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street (Business U.S. 17) and Craven Street, on the right on Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Bern NC 28560, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Abner Nash (here, next to this marker); Richard Dobbs Spaight (here, next to this marker); Richard Dobbs Spaight, the Younger (here, next to this marker); Christ Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Graham A. Barden (within shouting distance
William Gaston Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, August 14, 2014
2. William Gaston Marker
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of this marker); First Provincial Congress (within shouting distance of this marker); Craven County World Wars 1 and 2 Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); First Printing Press In N.C. (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Bern.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 8, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 330 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 8, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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May. 29, 2022