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

Gabriel Holmes


Gabriel Holmes Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon Burton, July 18, 2014
1. Gabriel Holmes Marker
Inscription.  Governor, 1821-1824; Congressman. His son, Theophilus H. Holmes, a Confederate General. Home stood 2 mi. SE.
Erected 1936 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number I-6.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list.
Location. 35° 3.603′ N, 78° 19.675′ W. Marker is in Clinton, North Carolina, in Sampson County. Marker is at the intersection of Hobbton Highway (U.S. 701) and HB Lewis Road (County Route 1751), on the right when traveling south on Hobbton Highway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3938 Hobbton Hwy, Clinton NC 28328, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The First Sampson County Man Killed in World War II (approx. 4.3 miles away); Richard Clinton (approx. 4.3 miles away); Town of Clinton (approx. 4.3 miles away); Thomas O. Moore (approx. 9.4 miles away); William Rufus King
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(approx. 10.2 miles away); Duplin Old Courthouse Site (approx. 11.2 miles away); James Kenan (approx. 11.3 miles away); Samson L. Faison (approx. 11.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clinton.
More about this marker. There is a parking lot at 3626 Hobbton Hwy, Clinton, NC 28328 about 30ft from the marker. If you want to get out of your car this is the safest place to park.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 23, 2014, by Brandon Burton of Raleigh, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 516 times since then and 31 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on December 23, 2014, by Brandon Burton of Raleigh, North Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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