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By Kevin Vincent, September 2, 2013
Nathaniel Macon's grave
North Carolina (Warren County), Buck Spring — Nathaniel Macon — 1758-1837
Nathaniel Macon, a nationally prominent senator and congressman from North Carolina, was born December 17,1758. He served in the United States Congress continuously for thirty-seven years, as representative from 1791 to 1815 and as senator from 1815 . . . — Map (db m69556) HM
North Carolina (Warren County), Macon — E-37 — William Miller
Governor, 1814-1817; state legislator and attorney general; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Central America. Lived three miles north. — Map (db m69557) HM
North Carolina (Warren County), Manson — E 58 — James Turner
Governor, 1802-1805, United States Senator and state legislator. "Bloomsbury," his home, stood 2 miles north. — Map (db m69955) HM
North Carolina (Warren County), Norlina — Admiral Kirk Donald — United States Navy — Director, Naval Propulsion Program
A native of Norlina, North Carolina and son of Howard A. Donald and Doris Donald. Kirk Donald joined the United States Navy on June 30, 1971 as a midshipman of the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. He graduated in 1975 . . . — Map (db m69953) HM
North Carolina (Warren County), Norlina — E 30 — Trading Path
Colonial trading route, dating from 17th Century, from Petersburg, Virginia, to Catawba and Waxhaw Indians in Carolina passed nearby. — Map (db m69939) HM
North Carolina (Warren County), Norlina — E 100 — Weldon Edwards — 1788-1873
President, N.C. Secession Convention, 1861-1862; Congressman, 1816-1827; legislator. His grave is three miles north. — Map (db m69954) HM
North Carolina (Warren County), Vaughan — E 2 — Nathaniel Macon
Speaker of U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senator. Lived 1758-1837. Home 4 miles northwest. — Map (db m69555) HM
North Carolina (Warren County), Warrenton — E 44 — Benjamin Hawkins
Member Continental Congress, United States Senator, 1789-1795, U.S. Indian Agent to the Creek Nation, 1796-1816. Home was 5½ mi. S.W. — Map (db m69945) HM
North Carolina (Warren County), Warrenton — E 38 — Bragg Home
Boyhood home of Bragg brothers, Thomas, governor, 1855-9; Braxton, Confederate general, and John, U.S. Congressman, One block east. — Map (db m69941) HM
North Carolina (Warren County), Warrenton — E-14 — Horace Greeley — 1811-1872
Journalist & politician was married in Emmanuel Church on July 5, 1836, to Mary Youngs Cheney. — Map (db m69558) HM
North Carolina (Warren County), Warrenton — E 86 — Jacob W. Holt — 1811-1880
A chief architect-builder in town's 1845-61 boom era; worked in Greek Revival & Italianate styles. Home stands 1 block east. — Map (db m69943) HM
North Carolina (Warren County), Warrenton — John A. Hyman — 1840-1891
First black to represent N.C. in U.S. Congress, 1875-1877; state senator, 1868-1874. Home is one block west. — Map (db m69942) HM
North Carolina (Warren County), Warrenton — E-102 — John H. Kerr — 1873-1958
Congressman, 1923-1952; jurist. Sponsored bills to create tobacco price supports and Kerr Lake. He lived 2 blocks east. — Map (db m69560) HM
North Carolina (Warren County), Warrenton — E-93 — John Hall — 1767-1833
One of three original justices of the N.C. Supreme Court, 1819-1832. Grave 1 block S. — Map (db m68670) HM
North Carolina (Warren County), Warrenton — E 60 — John White
N.C. commissioner to buy ships and supplies in England during the Civil War. Gen. R.E. Lee visited in his home, 1870, standing 1 block E. — Map (db m69946) HM
North Carolina (Warren County), Warrenton — E 36 — Warrenton Male Academy
Stood here. Chartered 1787, named Warrenton High School, 1898. Since 1923 a public school. — Map (db m69940) HM

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