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Wilmington in New Hanover County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Wilmington and Weldon Railroad

 
 
Wilmington and Weldon Railroad Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, August 17, 2014
1. Wilmington and Weldon Railroad Marker
Inscription.  Longest railroad in the World when completed in 1840. Length 161-½ mi. Terminus was 4 blocks W.
 
Erected 1995 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number D-20.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1840.
 
Location. 34° 14.658′ N, 77° 56.819′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, North Carolina, in New Hanover County. Marker is at the intersection of North 3rd Street and Brunswick Street, on the right when traveling north on North 3rd 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. Edwin A. Alderman (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Stephen A.M.E. Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); David Walker (approx. ¼ mile away); Grace Methodist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. Mark’s (approx. 0.4 miles away); Powell - Yopp House (approx. 0.4 miles away);
Wilmington and Weldon Railroad Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, August 17, 2014
2. Wilmington and Weldon Railroad Marker
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William G. Craig House (approx. 0.4 miles away); John A. Winslow (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilmington.
 
Wilmington and Weldon Railroad Depot image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, August 17, 2014
3. Wilmington and Weldon Railroad Depot
Wilmington and Weldon Railroad Depot image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, August 17, 2014
4. Wilmington and Weldon Railroad Depot
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 17, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 323 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 17, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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May. 19, 2022