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Fayetteville in Cumberland County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

James Dobbin McNeill

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., July 27, 2009
1. James Dobbin McNeill Marker
Inscription.
President Emeritus
North Carolina State Firemen's Association

Born in Asheboro, N.C. March 4, 1850
Died in Fayetteville, N.C. February 9, 1927
A beloved citizen and courageous statesman
Six times Mayor of Fayetteville
Thrice President of the National Firemen's Association
Re-organizer of the Fayetteville Fire Department
and for 40 years its Chief
State Senator
Captain and Commander of the Faytteville
Division North Carolina Naval Reserves
Captain of the Red Shirts 1891-1920
For 10 years Chairman of the Fayetteville
Board of Audit and Finance
Member of the Delaware Society of the Cincinnati

Undaunted, resourceful in the
never ceasing conflict

He organized
the North Carolina
Firemen's Association
and served as its
president for 26 years

He promulgated
the Firemen's Relief Fund:
secured its enactment
and supported it
until death

 
Location. 35° 3.198′ N, 78° 52.678′ W. Marker is in Fayetteville, North Carolina, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Green Street and Bow Street, on the left when traveling south on Green Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 116 Green Street, Fayetteville NC 28301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
James Dobbin McNeill Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 27, 2009
2. James Dobbin McNeill Marker
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Flora MacDonald (a few steps from this marker); Plank Roads (within shouting distance of this marker); First Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Town Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); The Market House (within shouting distance of this marker); Town House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cornwallis (about 300 feet away); Charter of the University of N. C. (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fayetteville.
 
Also see . . .
1. James McNeill Sidenote. (Submitted on November 12, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. History of the Fayetteville Fire Department. (Submitted on November 12, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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James Dobbin McNeill Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 27, 2009
3. James Dobbin McNeill Marker
James Dobbin McNeill Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 27, 2009
4. James Dobbin McNeill Monument
James Dobbin McNeill Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 27, 2009
5. James Dobbin McNeill Monument
Looking south, with Green Street at extreme right. Flora MacDonald marker behind street sign to left.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 12, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 917 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 12, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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