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Joseph G. Cannon

 
 
Joseph G. Cannon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 10, 2010
1. Joseph G. Cannon Marker
Inscription. Member of Congress for 46 years from Illinois, Speaker of the House, 1903-11. His birthplace stood 1 1/2 miles southwest.
 
Erected 1949 by North Carolina Archives Conservation and Highway Department. (Marker Number J-27.)
 
Location. 36° 7.808′ N, 79° 51.245′ W. Marker is in Greensboro, North Carolina, in Guilford County. Marker is at the intersection of Battleground Avenue (U.S. 220) and New Garden Road on Battleground Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greensboro NC 27410, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Guilford Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Hoskins Farmstead (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); British Attack (about 600 feet away); Tannenbaum Park (about 600 feet away); Tannenbaum Historic Park (about 700 feet away); Crown Forces at the Battle of Guilford Courthouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); Capt. James Tate (approx. 0.3 miles away); Local Hero (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greensboro.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study the marker shown.
 
Also see . . .
Marker on Battleground Avenue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 1, 2010
2. Marker on Battleground Avenue

1. The Nation: Uncle Joe Cannon: Iron Duke of Congress - TIME. (Submitted on May 18, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. Biographical Directory of the United States Congress - Cannon, Joseph Gurney, (1836 - 1926). (Submitted on July 26, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
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Wide view of the Joseph G. Cannon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 10, 2010
3. Wide view of the Joseph G. Cannon Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 18, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 724 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on May 18, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.   2. submitted on August 23, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3. submitted on May 18, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
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