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Wilmington in New Hanover County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

John Burgwin

1731-1803

 
 
John Burgwin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 11, 2010
1. John Burgwin Marker
Inscription. Merchant, planter, and colonial official. Built this house, 1770-1771. His "Hermitage" estate was eight miles north.
 
Erected 1993 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number D 15.)
 
Location. 34° 14.117′ N, 77° 56.769′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, North Carolina, in New Hanover County. Marker is at the intersection of North 3rd Street (U.S. 74) and Market Street, on the right when traveling south on North 3rd Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wilmington NC 28401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Charles Cornwallis (a few steps from this marker); St. James Church (within shouting distance of this marker); George Davis (within shouting distance of this marker); Adam Empie, D.D. (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Atkinson (within shouting distance of this marker); Mary Baker Glover Eddy (within shouting distance of this marker); Rose Greenhow (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilmington.
 
Categories. Colonial Era
 
N 3rd St (facing south) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 11, 2010
2. N 3rd St (facing south)
Burgwin-Wright House image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 11, 2010
3. Burgwin-Wright House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 17, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 576 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 17, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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