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

Johnson Jones Hooper

 
 
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By Don Morfe, August 17, 2014
1. Johnson Jones Hooper Marker
Inscription.  
Editor and humorist, creator of “Simon Suggs” and other characters of the Southern frontier. Born in this city, 1815.
 
Erected 1962 by Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number D 64.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicCommunications.
 
Location. 34° 14.199′ N, 77° 55.874′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, North Carolina, in New Hanover County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street (Business U.S. 17) and North 14th 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. Oakdale Cemetery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wilmington College (about 700 feet away); John N. Maffitt (approx. half a mile away); A National Cemetery System (approx. half a mile away); James F. Shober (approx. half a mile away); United States Colored Troops (approx. half
Johnson Jones Hooper Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 17, 2014
2. Johnson Jones Hooper Marker
a mile away); St. Mark’s Episcopal Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); William B. Gould (approx. 0.7 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 533 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 17, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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