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

Jacob Henry

ca. 1775-1847

 
 
Jacob Henry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, August 15, 2014
1. Jacob Henry Marker
Inscription.  First Jewish member of N.C. legislature, 1808. Delivered a landmark address on religious freedom. Lived here.
 
Erected 2012 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number C-83.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionGovernment & Politics. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1808.
 
Location. 34° 43.074′ N, 76° 40.04′ W. Marker is in Beaufort, North Carolina, in Carteret County. Marker is at the intersection of Front Street and Orange Street, on the right when traveling west on Front Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Beaufort NC 28516, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Beaufort (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Burying Ground (approx. 0.2 miles away); Whale Fishery (approx. ¼ mile away); Salt Works (approx. ¼ mile away); Spanish Attack (approx. ¼ mile away); Dividing Line Between Old & New Town
Jacob Henry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, August 15, 2014
2. Jacob Henry Marker
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); Marine Research (approx. half a mile away); Menhaden Fishermen Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beaufort.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 10, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 384 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 10, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Nov. 27, 2022