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Oxford in Granville County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
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Horner Military School

 
 
Horner Military School Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, February 3, 2007
1. Horner Military School Marker
Inscription.  Established here by James H. Horner, 1851. Continued by his sons. Moved to Charlotte 1914.
 
Erected 1939 by the Department of Conservation and Development. (Marker Number G-27.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationMilitary. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1851.
 
Location. This marker has been replaced by another marker nearby. It was located near 36° 18.933′ N, 78° 34.917′ W. Marker was in Oxford, North Carolina, in Granville County. Marker was at the intersection of Williamsboro Street (Business U.S. 158) and Military Street, on the right when traveling east on Williamsboro Street. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Oxford NC 27565, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Horner School (a few steps from this marker); Granville County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Oxford City Hall (approx. ¼ mile away); Oxford Female College
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(approx. ¼ mile away); Katherine Blount Skinner Lassiter (approx. 0.4 miles away); Granville County Courthouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); Samuel Benton (approx. 0.4 miles away); John Penn (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oxford.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. This marker has been replaced with the linked marker.
 
Horner Military School Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, February 3, 2007
2. Horner Military School Marker
House on Former School Site image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, February 3, 2007
3. House on Former School Site
It is on a corner lot at Williamboro and Military Streets is elevated from street level. Photo was taken from the top of old stone steps on Military Street that no longer lead to the front door.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 4, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 2,234 times since then and 87 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 4, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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