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

Gregory Normal Institute

 
 
Gregory Normal Institute Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 11, 2010
1. Gregory Normal Institute Marker
Inscription. School for blacks, 1868-1921. Founded by American Missionary Assoc. Named for benefactor James H. Gregory. Was 4 blocks E.
 
Erected 1988 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number D 88.)
 
Location. 34° 13.824′ N, 77° 56.719′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, North Carolina, in New Hanover County. Marker is at the intersection of South 3rd Street (U.S. 74) and Nun Street, on the right when traveling north on South 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. Edward B. Dudley (within shouting distance of this marker); James Sprunt (within shouting distance of this marker); Alex Manly (within shouting distance of this marker); Benjamin Beery House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cassidey Shipyard (about 400 feet away); Judah P. Benjamin (about 400 feet away); James Hasell (about 500 feet away); Daggett-Taylor House (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilmington.
 
Also see . . .  Gregory Normal Institute and the Wilmington Ten. African American Heritage Foundation of Wilmington (Submitted on March 17, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
S 3rd St & Nun St (facing north) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 11, 2010
2. S 3rd St & Nun St (facing north)
 
 
Categories. African AmericansCharity & Public WorkEducation
 
 
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 581 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 17, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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