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

Artificial Limbs

 
 
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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. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWar, US Civil.
 
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 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Just Like the Liberty Bell (approx.
Artificial Limbs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 22, 2014
2. Artificial Limbs Marker
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 June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 8, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 344 times since then and 18 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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