Wilmington in New Hanover County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
James F. Shober
1st known black physician with an M.D. degree in N.C. Practiced 1878-89. Home and office stood one block north.
Erected 1982 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number D 83.)
Location. 34° 14.17′ N, 77° 56.388′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, North Carolina, in New Hanover County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street (Business U.S. 17) and North 8th Street, on the right when traveling west on Market Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 717 Market Street, Wilmington NC 28401, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John N. Maffitt (within shouting distance of this marker); Wilmington Light Infantry (approx. ¼ mile away); St. Mark’s Episcopal Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Temple of Israel (approx. ¼ mile away); Thomas Godfrey (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. James Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Leora Hiatt McEachern (approx. 0.3 miles away); Beery’s Shipyard (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilmington.
Categories. • African Americans • Science & Medicine •
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