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Beaufort in Carteret County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Jacob Henry

ca. 1775-1847

 
 
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By Don Morfe, August 15, 2014
1. Jacob Henry Marker
Inscription.
First Jewish member of N.C. legislature, 1808. Delivered a landmark address on religious freedom. Lived here.
 
Erected 2012 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number C 83.)
 
Location. 34° 43.074′ N, 76° 40.04′ W. Marker is in Beaufort, North Carolina, in Carteret County. Marker is at the intersection of Front Street and Orange Street, on the right when traveling west on Front Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Beaufort NC 28516, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Beaufort (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Burying Ground (approx. 0.2 miles away); Whale Fishery (approx. mile away); Salt Works (approx. mile away); Spanish Attack (approx. mile away); Marine Research (approx. half a mile away); Fort Macon (approx. 1.5 miles away); Fort Macon Coast Guard Station (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beaufort.
 
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Jacob Henry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 15, 2014
2. Jacob Henry Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 10, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 231 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 10, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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