New Bern in Craven County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Historic Capitol and Governor's residence of N.C., 1770-1794. Burned 1798, and restored in 1952-1959. Open to the public. One block south.
Erected 1960 by Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number C 2.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1798.
Location. 35° 6.496′ N, 77° 2.672′ W. Marker is in New Bern, North Carolina, in Craven County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street (Business U.S. 17) and George Street, on the right when traveling east on Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Bern NC 28562, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James Walker Hood (within shouting distance of this marker); John Wright Stanly House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named John Wright Stanly House (about 400 feet away); Washington's Southern Tour (about 500 feet away); George H. White (about 500 feet away); Jones House (about 500 feet Attmore-Oliver House (about 700 feet away); St. Peter's A.M.E. Zion Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Bern.
Also see . . . Tryon Palace. (Submitted on September 9, 2014.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 8, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 371 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 8, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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