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

General Benjamin Smith

 
 
General Benjamin Smith Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 11, 2010
1. General Benjamin Smith Marker
Inscription.
Here stood the
Wilmington residence of
General Benjamin Smith Elected Governor of
North Carolina in 1810.
New Hanover Historical Commission.
A.J. Howell E.S. Martin
James Sprunt W.A. McGirt

 
Erected by New Hanover Historical Commission.
 
Location. 34° 14.06′ N, 77° 56.862′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, North Carolina, in New Hanover County. Marker is on Dock Street 0.1 miles west of South 2nd Street, on the right when traveling west. 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 Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington's Southern Tour (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); James Gibbons (about 500 feet away); Henry Bacon (about 500 feet away); Confederate Soldiers Monument (about 500 feet away); Rose Greenhow (about 600 feet away); William E. Worth House (about 600 feet away); John Burgwin (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilmington.
 
Also see . . .
1. Benjamin Smith (North Carolina). Wikipedia (Submitted on March 18, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
Dock St (facing east) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 11, 2010
2. Dock St (facing east)
 

2. Distinguished Wilmington Visitors. Cape Fear Historical Institute (Submitted on March 18, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USNotable Persons
 
Dock St (facing north) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 11, 2010
3. Dock St (facing north)
 
 
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 548 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 18, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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