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

Captain James W. White House

1871

 
 
Captain James W. White House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Jordan, August 28, 2010
1. Captain James W. White House Marker
Inscription.
Constructed by E.M. Holt
as a residence for his
daughter, Emily Virginia,
wife of Capt. James W. White

 
Erected by Graham Historic District Commission.
 
Location. 36° 4.021′ N, 79° 24.05′ W. Marker is in Graham, North Carolina, in Alamance County. Marker is on South Main Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 213 South Main Street, Graham NC 27253, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kirk-Holden War (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); "Elmhurst" (about 500 feet away); Graham College (about 600 feet away); National Bank of Alamance (about 700 feet away); Graham's First Bank (about 700 feet away); Alamance County Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Alamance County Confederate Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Originally a Wing of the Union Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Graham.
 
Regarding Captain James W. White House. Locally known as "The Captain White House", the Victorian, two-story house is now the home for the Alamance County Arts Center. The home was built in 1873 by Edwin Michael
Captain James W. White House image. Click for full size.
By Paul Jordan, August 28, 2010
2. Captain James W. White House
Holt (1807-1884), a local cotton textile owner, for his daughter, Emma Virginia Holt White and his new son-in-law, Captain James W. White of the Confederate Army.
 
Additional keywords. Graham, Alamance County Arts Center, Thomas Boney Garden, Edwin Michael Holt
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Captain James W. White House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Jordan, August 28, 2010
3. Captain James W. White House Marker
Thomas E. Boney Memorial Garden image. Click for full size.
By Paul Jordan, August 28, 2010
4. Thomas E. Boney Memorial Garden
The arbor entrance and fountain to the right of the Captain White house.
Thomas E. Boney Memorial Garden image. Click for full size.
By Paul Jordan, August 28, 2010
5. Thomas E. Boney Memorial Garden
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 29, 2010, by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A.. This page has been viewed 1,217 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 29, 2010, by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A.. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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