Raleigh in Wake County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Raleigh and Gaston Railroad
Chartered in 1835 and completed in 1840. Length 85 miles. Its southern terminus was 400 ft. W.
Erected 1939 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number H 23.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars.
Location. 35° 47.07′ N, 78° 38.267′ W. Marker is in Raleigh, North Carolina, in Wake County. Marker is at the intersection of North Wilmington Street and East North Street, on the right when traveling north on North Wilmington Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 301 North Wilmington Street, Raleigh NC 27601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Henry Clay Oak (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fannie E. S. Heck (about 400 feet away); Alexander B. Andrews (about 500 feet away); William Polk (about 500 feet away); North Carolina State Library (about 700 feet away); N.C. Division of Archives & History (about 700 feet away); Executive MansionSeaboard Air Line Railroad WWII Memorial (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 298 times since then and 24 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.