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Laurinburg in Scotland County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Quackenbush

 
 
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By Michael C. Wilcox, June 8, 2012
1. Quackenbush Marker
Inscription.
Front
William Graham Quackenbush
Orange County, North Carolina
December 12, 1849
March 9, 1903
Laurinburg, North Carolina


Back
Christian, Scholar, Philanthropist
Twenty One Years
Principal Laurinburg High School
1879-1900


Right
In recognition of his exalted character, in appreciation of his ennobling influence upon youth.
Erected by a people grateful for his love and service.

Left
"His life was gentle and the elements so moved in him that nature might stand up and say to all world, 'This was a man.'"
 
Location. 34° 46.55′ N, 79° 27.63′ W. Marker is in Laurinburg, North Carolina, in Scotland County. Marker is at the intersection of Biggs Street and Roper Street, on the right on Biggs Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Laurinburg NC 28352, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Scotland County Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Our Confederate Heroes (a few steps from this marker); Laurinburg (approx. 0.2 miles away); Edwin Gill
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By Michael C. Wilcox, June 8, 2012
2. Quackenbush Marker (front)
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Terry Sanford 1917-1998 (approx. mile away); Laurinburg Institute (approx. half a mile away); St. Andrews Presbyterian College (approx. 2.7 miles away); Stewart-Hawley-Malloy House (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Laurinburg.
 
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By Michael C. Wilcox, June 8, 2012
3. Quackenbush Marker (back)
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4. Quackenbush Marker (right)
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By Michael C. Wilcox, June 8, 2012
5. Quackenbush Marker (left)
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By Michael C. Wilcox, June 8, 2012
6. Quackenbush Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 12, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 307 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 12, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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