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

Leora Hiatt McEachern

March 4, 1909 – November 17, 1982

 
 
Leora Hiatt McEachern Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, February 23, 2010
1. Leora Hiatt McEachern Marker
The lower plaque has no relation to the upper one. It reads “The cross above this hall is dedicated to the memory of Right Reverend Alfred Augustin-Watson, D.D.”
Inscription. A student of history, a seeker of truth, a faithful follower of Christ, “Millie” dedicated herself to a study of the past in order that it could be part of our future.
 
Location. 34° 14.121′ N, 77° 56.694′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, North Carolina, in New Hanover County. Marker is on South 4th Street just south of Market Street (Business U.S. 17), on the right when traveling south. 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. Thomas Godfrey (a few steps from this marker); St. James Church (a few steps from this marker); Temple of Israel (within shouting distance of this marker); Beery’s Shipyard (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Atkinson (within shouting distance of this marker); George Davis (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Courthouse (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named St. James Church (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilmington.
 
More about this marker. The marker faces 4th Street across the St. James Episcopal Church graveyard. It is affixed to the wall of the church hall.
 
Leora Hiatt McEachern Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, February 23, 2010
2. Leora Hiatt McEachern Marker
The cross referred to in the lower plaque is at the top of this photograph. This photo was taken from 4th Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 21, 2010, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 439 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 21, 2010, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Better photograph of the marker • a portrait of Leora McEachern • a brief biography • a bibliography • Can you help?
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