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Morganton in Burke County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Sam J. Ervin, Jr.

1896-1985

 
 
Sam J. Ervin, Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, November 13, 2016
1. Sam J. Ervin, Jr. Marker
Inscription.  U.S. Senator, 1954-1974; led Senate Watergate Committee, 1973-1974; judge. His law office was one block west.
 
Erected 2011 by NC Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number N-49.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. A significant historical year for this entry is 1896.
 
Location. 35° 44.746′ N, 81° 41.225′ W. Marker is in Morganton, North Carolina, in Burke County. Marker is on Green Street south of Union Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Morganton NC 28655, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tod R. Caldwell (within shouting distance of this marker); Our Confederate Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker); Burke Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Morganton (within shouting distance of this marker); N.C. School for the Deaf (approx. 1.1 miles away); Waightstill Avery (approx. 1.7 miles away); Fort San Juan (approx. 1.7 miles away); Stoneman's Raid (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morganton.
 
Sam J. Ervin, Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, November 13, 2016
2. Sam J. Ervin, Jr. Marker
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Sam J. Ervin, Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, November 13, 2016
3. Sam J. Ervin, Jr. Marker
Sam J. Ervin, Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, November 13, 2016
4. Sam J. Ervin, Jr. Marker
Ervin statue visible in background at courthouse entrance.
Sam J. Ervin, Jr. engraved quote near marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, November 13, 2016
5. Sam J. Ervin, Jr. engraved quote near marker
engraved Ervin quote leading to courthouse entrance
Sam J. Ervin, Jr. engraved quotes near marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, November 13, 2016
6. Sam J. Ervin, Jr. engraved quotes near marker
engraved Ervin quotes leading to courthouse entrance
Sam J. Ervin, Jr. statue image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, November 13, 2016
7. Sam J. Ervin, Jr. statue
Ervin statue at courthouse entrance
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 14, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 265 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on November 14, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

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