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New Bern in Craven County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Political Duel

 
 
Political Duel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 14, 2014
1. Political Duel Marker
Inscription. John Stanly killed Richard Dobbs Spaight, former Governor of North Carolina, in a duel near this spot, September 5, 1802.
 
Erected 1962 by Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number C 39.)
 
Location. 35° 6.656′ N, 77° 2.407′ W. Marker is in New Bern, North Carolina, in Craven County. Marker is on Johnson Street east of Hancock Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Bern NC 28560, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Presbyterian Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); New Bern Academy (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named First Presbyterian Church (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named New Bern Academy (about 600 feet away); Centenary United Methodist Church (about 600 feet away); King Solomon Lodge (about 800 feet away); Bayard v. Singleton (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rains Brothers (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Bern.
 
Categories. Politics
 
Political Duel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 14, 2014
2. Political Duel Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 8, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 241 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 8, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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