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Near Candor in Moore County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Samarcand

 
 
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By Michael C. Wilcox
1. Samarcand Marker
Inscription. State juvenile facility. Est. in 1918 to provide girls with educational and vocational training. Campus is 3 mi. south.
 
Erected 2009 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number K-34.)
 
Location. 35° 18.171′ N, 79° 41.532′ W. Marker is near Candor, North Carolina, in Moore County. Marker is at the intersection of Route 211 and Samarcand Drive, on the right when traveling east on Route 211. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Eagle Springs NC 27242, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Bethune (approx. 10.3 miles away); Mechanic's Hill (approx. 10.8 miles away); Flora MacDonald (approx. 10.8 miles away); John MacRae (approx. 12.1 miles away); Jacques and Juliana Busbee (approx. 12 miles away); Pottery Industry (approx. 13 miles away).
 
Categories. Education
 
Samarcand Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, November 15, 2013
2. Samarcand Marker
Samarcand Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, November 15, 2013
3. Samarcand Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 30, 2014, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 200 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 30, 2014, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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