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

Artificial Limbs

 
 
Artificial Limbs Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, August 22, 2014
1. Artificial Limbs Marker
Inscription.  North Carolina was first state to provide limbs to Confederate amputees. Factory, which operated 1866-67, was ¼ mi. NE.
 
Erected 2004 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number H-112.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceScience & MedicineWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list.
 
Location. 35° 47.029′ N, 78° 38.5′ W. Marker is in Raleigh, North Carolina, in Wake County. Marker is at the intersection of North McDowell Street (U.S. 70/401) and West Lane Street, on the left when traveling north on North McDowell Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 225 North McDowell Street, Raleigh NC 27603, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Eugenics Board (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); N.C. State Museum of Natural Sciences (about 700 feet away); Seaboard Air Line Railroad WWII Memorial (about 800 feet away); Melville B. Cox
Artificial Limbs Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, August 22, 2014
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Just Like the Liberty Bell (approx. 0.2 miles away); State of North Carolina Labor Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); North Carolina Bar Association (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 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 8, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 418 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 8, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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May. 26, 2022