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

Old Courthouse

 
 
Old Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 11, 2010
1. Old Courthouse Marker
Inscription. Stood two blocks west. Here a stamp master, William Houston, was forced to resign, 1765, and safety committees met in 1775.
 
Erected 1973 by Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number D 2.)
 
Location. 34° 14.14′ N, 77° 56.743′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, North Carolina, in New Hanover County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street (U.S. 17) and North 3rd Street (U.S. 74), on the right when traveling west on Market 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. George Davis (a few steps from this marker); Thomas Atkinson (within shouting distance of this marker); Beery’s Shipyard (within shouting distance of this marker); Mary Baker Glover Eddy (within shouting distance of this marker); St. James Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Cornwallis (within shouting distance of this marker); John Burgwin (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named St. James Church (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilmington.
 
Also see . . .  The Stamp Act Crisis in North Carolina
Market St & N 3rd St (facing west) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 11, 2010
2. Market St & N 3rd St (facing west)
. North Carolina Digital History, UNC (Submitted on March 17, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
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 585 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 17, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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