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

Wilmington College

 
 
Wilmington College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 17, 2014
1. Wilmington College Marker
Inscription.  
Founded in 1947 by New Hanover County. The forerunner of UNC Wilmington operated until 1961 in Isaac Bear Elementary School, which stood 75 feet south.
 
Erected 2003.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education.
 
Location. 34° 14.188′ N, 77° 56.01′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, North Carolina, in New Hanover County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street (Business U.S. 17) and South 12th Street, on the right when traveling east on Market 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. Johnson Jones Hooper (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Oakdale Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); John N. Maffitt (approx. 0.4 miles away); James F. Shober (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. Mark’s Episcopal Church (approx. half a mile away); William B. Gould (approx. half a mile away); Historic First Baptist Church
Wilmington College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 17, 2014
2. Wilmington College Marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Wilmington Light Infantry (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilmington.
 
Kenan-Wise Houses image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 17, 2014
3. Kenan-Wise Houses
Deeded to UNC Wilmington by heirs of Sarah Kenan and Jessie Wise. Now the homes of the university's chancellor and alumni association.
Kenan-Wise Houses image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 17, 2014
4. Kenan-Wise Houses
 
 
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 261 times since then and 21 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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