“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Raleigh in Wake County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)

The Governor Morehead School

The Governor Morehead School Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, August 22, 2014
1. The Governor Morehead School Marker
Inscription.  Established for visually impaired student in 1845 under the leadership of John Motley Morehead. Present plant is 500 yards north.
Erected 1949 by State Department of Archives and History. (Marker Number H-46.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1845.
Location. 35° 46.72′ N, 78° 39.83′ W. Marker is in Raleigh, North Carolina, in Wake County. Marker is at the intersection of Western Boulevard and Ashe Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Western Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 520 Ashe Avenue, Raleigh NC 27606, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Memorial Belltower (approx. half a mile away); Camp Bryan Grimes (approx. half a mile away); Central Prison (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named The Governor Morehead School (approx. 0.6 miles away); Saint Mary’s (approx. 0.6 miles
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away); Saint Mary’s School (approx. 0.6 miles away); Life on Dix Hill (approx. 0.7 miles away); Joel Lane House (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Raleigh.
Also see . . .  The Governor Morehead School. (Submitted on October 8, 2014.)
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 268 times since then and 6 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 7, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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