Wilmington in New Hanover County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Residence of Edward B. Dudley
This building was the residence of Edward B. Dudley, first Governor of North Carolina. Elected by the people, in 1836. Here Daniel Webster was entertained by Governor Dudley on May 5, 1847, and here Present William H. Taft was the guest of James Sprunt on November 9, 1909. New Hanover Historical Commission: A.J. Howell, E.S. Martin, James Sprunt, W.A. McGirt.
Erected by New Hanover Historical Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #27 William Howard Taft series list.
Location. 34° 13.803′ N, 77° 56.889′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, North Carolina, in New Hanover County. Marker is at the intersection of South Front Street and Nun Street, on the right when traveling south on South Front Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wilmington NC 28401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Daggett-Taylor House (within shouting distance of this marker); Sprunt House (within shouting distance of this marker); Benjamin Beery HouseEdward B. Dudley (about 800 feet away); James Sprunt (approx. 0.2 miles away); Alex Manly (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cassidey Shipyard (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gregory Normal Institute (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilmington.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 17, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 258 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 17, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.