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

Thomas Godfrey

 
 
Thomas Godfrey Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 11, 2010
1. Thomas Godfrey Marker
Inscription.
Near this spot lies
Thomas Godfrey
Born in Philadelphia Pa. 1736
Died in Wilmington N.C. 1763
Author of
The Prince of Parthia
The first drama written
by an American and
produced upon the
professional stage in
the Colonies

Erected by
The N.C. Society Colonial
Dames of America
1929

 
Erected 1929 by N.C. Society Colonial Dames of America.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Society of Colonial Dames of America marker series.
 
Location. 34° 14.128′ N, 77° 56.689′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, North Carolina, in New Hanover County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Market Street (U.S. 17) and South 4th Street. Touch for map. This marker is in the St. James Episcopal Church cemetery. 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. St. James Church (a few steps from this marker); Leora Hiatt McEachern (a few steps from this marker); Temple of Israel (within shouting distance of this marker); Beery’s Shipyard
St. James Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 11, 2010
2. St. James Cemetery
(within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Atkinson (within shouting distance of this marker); Wilmington Light Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Courthouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); George Davis (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilmington.
 
Also see . . .
1. Thomas Godfrey Biography. Famous Poets and Poems (Submitted on March 18, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

2. St James Parish. (Submitted on March 18, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
3. The Prince of Parthia by Thomas Godfrey. Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation (Submitted on March 18, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicCemeteries & Burial SitesColonial Era
 
St. James Church image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 11, 2010
3. St. James Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 18, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 719 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 18, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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