Wilmington in New Hanover County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
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.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1947.
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 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Wilmington Light Infantry (approx. 0.6 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 271 times since then. 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.