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Raleigh in Wake County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Camp Bryan Grimes

 
 
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By Don Morfe, August 22, 2014
1. Camp Bryan Grimes Marker
Inscription.  Spanish-American War camp. 95 acres, named for the Confederate general, was located here. Only U.S. Army camp in the state, 1898.
 
Erected 1954 by Archives Conservation and Highway Departments. (Marker Number H-26.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, Spanish-American. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1898.
 
Location. 35° 47.081′ N, 78° 39.526′ W. Marker is in Raleigh, North Carolina, in Wake County. Marker is at the intersection of Hillsborough Street and Forest Road, on the right when traveling west on Hillsborough Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1600 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh NC 27605, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Governor Morehead School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Memorial Belltower (approx. 0.3 miles away); Saint Mary’s School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Saint Mary’s (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named The Governor Morehead School
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By Don Morfe, August 22, 2014
2. Camp Bryan Grimes Marker
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(approx. half a mile away); Joel Lane House (approx. half a mile away); “Elmwood” (approx. 0.6 miles away); Central Prison (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Raleigh.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 7, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 385 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 7, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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