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Smithfield in Johnston County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Town of Smithfield

1777-1977

 
 
Town of Smithfield Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 26, 2013
1. Town of Smithfield Marker
Inscription.
The Town of Smithfield
was chartered April 23, 1777
The Bicentennial of the
founding was commemorated
with a series of events
during April, 1977. The
capsule herein contains
momentos of our time

We ask that this time
capsule be opened in
April, 2077 at Smithfield's
Tricentennial celebration

 
Erected 1977 by Smithfield Rotary Club.
 
Location. 35° 30.684′ N, 78° 20.982′ W. Marker is in Smithfield, North Carolina, in Johnston County. Marker is on South Front Street north of East Johnston Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Smithfield NC 27577, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hastings House (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named The Town of Smithfield (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Edward W. Pou (about 400 feet away); Occupation of Smithfield (about 700 feet away); Sherman Receives News of Lee's Surrender in Smithfield (about 800 feet away); Sherman’s March
Town of Smithfield Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 26, 2013
2. Town of Smithfield Marker
(approx. 0.8 miles away); Federal Line of March (approx. 3.6 miles away); The Last Grand Review (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Smithfield.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 24, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 288 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 24, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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