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

The Fayetteville Observer

 
 
The Fayetteville Observer Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 28, 2009
1. The Fayetteville Observer Marker
Inscription.
Oldest N.C. newspaper still being published. Begun 1816 as weekly; daily since 1896. E. J. Hale, editor, 1824-1865.
 
Erected 1973 by Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number I-61.)
 
Location. 35° 2.176′ N, 78° 53.616′ W. Marker is in Fayetteville, North Carolina, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Whitfield Street and Camden Road (North Carolina Highway 1003), on the right when traveling west on Whitfield Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 458 Whitfield Street, Fayetteville NC 28306, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Babe Ruth (approx. 0.8 miles away); Charles W. Chesnutt (approx. 1.1 miles away); Southwest Tower (1849 - 1856) (approx. 1.2 miles away); Bank of the United States (approx. 1.2 miles away); Gun Carriage and Turning Shop (1842 - 1849) (approx. 1.2 miles away); Engine House (1838 - 1848) (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Sandford House (approx. 1.2 miles away); Forging and Casting [and] Smith's Shops (1839 - 1842) (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fayetteville.
 
Also see . . .  History of The Fayetteville Observer.
The Fayetteville Observer Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 28, 2009
2. The Fayetteville Observer Marker
At the Fayetteville Publishing Company.
(Submitted on November 17, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 17, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 610 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 17, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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