Wilmington in New Hanover County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
James F. Shober
1st known black physician with an M.D. degree in N.C. Practiced 1878-89. Home and office stood one block north.
Erected 1982 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number D 83.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Science & Medicine.
Location. 34° 14.17′ N, 77° 56.388′ 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 8th Street, on the right when traveling west on Market Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 717 Market Street, 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. John N. Maffitt (within shouting distance of this marker); William B. Gould (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic First Baptist Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Wilmington Light Infantry (approx. ¼ mile away); St. Mark’s Episcopal Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Wilmington Coup (approx. ¼ mile Temple of Israel (approx. ¼ mile away); Thomas Godfrey (approx. 0.3 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 18, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 245 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 18, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.