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Faison in Duplin County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Samson L. Faison

 
 
Samson L. Faison Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 18, 2014
1. Samson L. Faison Marker
Inscription.  
Brigadier General, U.S. Army, in World War I. Decorated for helping break the Hindenburg Line. His birthplace is 350 yards northwest.
 
Erected 1950 by Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number F 29.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, World I.
 
Location. 35° 7.101′ N, 78° 8.125′ W. Marker is in Faison, North Carolina, in Duplin County. Marker is at the intersection of Northeast Center Street (U.S. 117) and West College Street, on the right when traveling south on Northeast Center Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Faison NC 28341, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mount Olive (approx. 6.9 miles away); Mount Olive College (approx. 7.1 miles away); The War Comes to Warsaw (approx. 8˝ miles away); Henry L. Stevens, Jr. (approx. 8.6 miles away); James Kenan (approx. 8.7 miles away); Duplin Old Courthouse Site
Samson L. Faison Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 18, 2014
2. Samson L. Faison Marker
(approx. 8.7 miles away); Veteran’s Memorial (approx. 8.9 miles away); Thomas O. Moore (approx. 9.1 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 20, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 330 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 20, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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