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Plymouth in Washington County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Hampton Academy

 
 
Hampton Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 28, 2012
1. Hampton Academy Marker
Inscription.
Dr. John Hampton, Benefactor
Hampton Academy replaced Plymouth Academy and other small schools as principal white school in Plymouth 1902-1922. Reopened as a primary school 1928-1958. Plymouth Woman's Club acquired and preserved it in 1959 and sold it in 1999. Oldest educational building retaining its original appearance.
 
Erected 1999 by Washington Co. Bicentennial Commission.
 
Location. 35° 51.935′ N, 76° 45.066′ W. Marker is in Plymouth, North Carolina, in Washington County. Marker is on West Main Street east of Jefferson Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Plymouth NC 27962, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of Plymouth (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ausbon House (about 600 feet away); Brick House Landing (about 600 feet away); Washington County Courthouse (about 800 feet away); a different marker also named Battle of Plymouth (about 800 feet away); Plymouth United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ram Albemarle (approx. 0.2 miles away); Roanoke River Lighthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Plymouth.
 
Categories. Education
 
Hampton Academy image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 28, 2012
2. Hampton Academy
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 2, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 284 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 2, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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