“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Franklin County North Carolina Historical Markers

Moses A. Hopkins Marker image, Touch for more information
By John Zadrozny, March 20, 2011
Moses A. Hopkins Marker
North Carolina (Franklin County), Franklinton — E62 — Moses A. Hopkins
U. S. Minister to Liberia, 1885-1886. Negro clergyman. Founder and principal of Albion Academy which stood 2 blocks E. — Map (db m41009) HM
North Carolina (Franklin County), Louisburg — Camp Site for Sherman's ArmyLouisburg at the End of the War
On May 1, 1865, five days after Confederate Gen. Joseph E. Johnston surrendered to Union Gen. William T. Sherman near Durham Station, approximately 12,000 to 15,000 troops of Sherman’s Army of the Tennessee camped in Louisburg en route to . . . — Map (db m77880) HM
North Carolina (Franklin County), Louisburg — Franklin Male Academy Buildingcirca 1805
Chartered on January 6th, 1787, the earliest ancestor of Louisburg College. This building was first used in January 1, 1805. It was closed and moved to this site in 1905 from a location to the southwest. — Map (db m77840) HM
North Carolina (Franklin County), Louisburg — Franklin's Confederate Soldiers Monument1861-1865 — To Our Confederate Dead
Side 1 In memory of Franklin's Confederate Soldiers that their heroic deeds, sublime self-sacrifice and undying devotion to duty and country may never be forgotten. Side 2 Deo Vindice. "When can their glory fade? O the . . . — Map (db m77882) WM
North Carolina (Franklin County), Louisburg — E 114 — John Williamson1846 - 1911
Former slave. Member, legislature, six terms; newspaper publisher & advocate of education. Grave is 1/2 mile west. — Map (db m41329) HM
North Carolina (Franklin County), Louisburg — E 26 — Louisburg College
Opened in 1857 on the site of the Franklin Academy, chartered 1787. Now a Methodist Junior College, coeducational. — Map (db m77881) HM
North Carolina (Franklin County), Louisburg — E 33 — Richard Warfington
Member of Lewis and Clark Expedition, 1804-06. Led the return trip from Mandan villages. Born 1777 near here. — Map (db m41128) HM

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