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Graham in Alamance County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Built to House the Alamance Gleaner

 
 
Built to House the Alamance Gleaner Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Jordan, August 26, 2010
1. Built to House the Alamance Gleaner Marker
Inscription.
1906
Built to House
The Alamance Gleaner
Published Weekly
1875 - 1947

 
Erected by Graham Historic District Commission.
 
Location. 36° 4.24′ N, 79° 23.99′ W. Marker is in Graham, North Carolina, in Alamance County. Marker is on Harden Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 105 East Harden Street, Graham NC 27253, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Harden House (a few steps from this marker); Montwhite Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Wrike Drug (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Alamance County Confederate Memorial (about 400 feet away); Alamance County Courthouse (about 500 feet away); Originally a Wing of the Union Hotel (about 500 feet away); Graham's First Bank (about 600 feet away); National Bank of Alamance (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Graham.
 
Regarding Built to House the Alamance Gleaner. The weekly newspaper, The Alamance Gleaner, published its first issue on February 9, 1875. The first editor was Captain Edward S. Parker. The newspaper's first office was on the third floor of the Trollinger
The Alamance Gleaner Building image. Click for full size.
By Paul Jordan, August 26, 2010
2. The Alamance Gleaner Building
Hotel in 1875. The newspaper moved to the Patterson building and then to the Harden store before ending up at this location.

The newspaper is available on microfilm at the Graham Public Library, located at 211 South Main Street. Issues are available: February 1875 to January 1947.

The building is the current home of E.P. Gates Construction and Realty.
 
Additional keywords. Newspaper, Graham, Captain E.S. Parker,
 
Categories. Communications
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 27, 2010, by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A.. This page has been viewed 610 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 27, 2010, by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A.. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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