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Wilson County North Carolina Historical Markers

 
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Gen. W. D. Pender
North Carolina (Wilson County), near Wilson — F-34 — Gen. W. D. Pender
Confederate Major- General. Mortally wounded at Gettysburg. His birthplace stood 1.4 miles north. — Map (db m64760) HM
North Carolina (Wilson County), Wilson — F 30 — Barton College
Founded in 1902 by the Christian Church of N.C. as Atlantic Christian College. Renamed 1990 for a church foumder, Barton W. Stone. — Map (db m28655) HM
North Carolina (Wilson County), Wilson — F 55 — Charles Lee Coon — 1868-1927
Educational reformer, historian and author. Secty. of Child Labor Committee, 1904-1916. Home was ½ blk. west. — Map (db m28661) HM
North Carolina (Wilson County), Wilson — Combat Wounded Veterans — (Wilson County)
Dedicated To All The Men And Women In All Wars Combat Wounded Veterans My stone is red for the blood they shed. The medal I bear is my country's way to show they care. If I could be seen by all mankind maybe peace will . . . — Map (db m66572) WM
North Carolina (Wilson County), Wilson — F 68 — First ABC Store
First Alcoholic Beverage Control store in N.C. opened here, July 2, 1935, ending Prohibition, state law since 1909. — Map (db m28552) HM
North Carolina (Wilson County), Wilson — F-69 — Hackney Wagon Company
Manufacturer of farm & delivery wagons; est. 1903. Peak production was 15,000 per year. Factory was 1/4 mi. NE. — Map (db m65233) HM
North Carolina (Wilson County), Wilson — F-56 — Henry G. Conner — 1852-1924
Justice of N.C. Supreme Court; Federal District Judge; state legislator. Grave is 3.5 mi. west. — Map (db m66067) HM
North Carolina (Wilson County), Wilson — F-32 — Military Hospital
Confederate. Headed by Dr. S. S. Satchwell in building of the Wilson Female Seminary, which was chartered in 1859. Stood 1½ blocks S.E. — Map (db m66674) HM
North Carolina (Wilson County), Wilson — F-64 — Owen L. W. Smith — 1851~1926
U.S. minister to Liberia, 1898-1902; born into slavery. Pastor, St. John A.M.E. Zion Church in Wilson. Lived 1/10 mi. N. — Map (db m67579) HM
North Carolina (Wilson County), Wilson — F-54 — P.D. Gold — 1833-1920
Primitive Baptist leader & for 50 years editor of Zion's Landmark. Office & home was 1/2 blk. NE. — Map (db m67585) HM
North Carolina (Wilson County), Wilson — F 39 — R.D.W. Connor
First Archivist of the U.S., 1934-41. Secretary of the N.C. Historical Commission, historian, author, and teacher. His birthplace stood here. — Map (db m28550) HM
North Carolina (Wilson County), Wilson — F-33 — Toisnot Church
Baptist. Founded 1756. Was moved 3 1/2 miles west in 1803. Early church site and graveyard are 350 yards south. — Map (db m67580) HM
North Carolina (Wilson County), Wilson — Wilson County Civil War Memorial
To The Valor Of Wilson County SoldiersMap (db m68787) WM

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