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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Wilson County, North Carolina
Wilson is the county seat for Wilson County
Adjacent to Wilson County, North Carolina Edgecombe County (32) ► Greene County (9) ► Johnston County (79) ► Nash County (25) ► Pitt County (28) ► Wayne County (32) ►
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GEOGRAPHIC SORT Title Sort Marker Number Sort Marker Number Sort N Marker Number Sort T Publication Order Sort Publication Order Sort A Erected Year Sort Most Recently Changed Sort
In 1872 founded Branch
and Hadley, with Thomas
Hadley. Later BB & T.
Promoter of cotton
railroads and education.
Second home stood here. — — Map (db m130594) HM
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
Educational reformer, historian and author. Secty. of Child Labor Committee, 1904-1916. Home was ˝ blk. west. — — Map (db m28661) HM
Dedicated To All And Women
Wounded In All Our 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 m222332) WM
Journalist. Publisher of Wilson Daily Times, 1956-1983. First woman to lead the N.C. Press Assoc. Lived here. — — Map (db m130596) HM
First Alcoholic Beverage Control store in N.C. opened here, July 2, 1935, ending Prohibition, state law since 1909. — — Map (db m222333) HM
Confederate Major-General. Mortally wounded at Gettysburg. His birthplace stood 1.4 miles north. — — Map (db m222334) HM
Manufacturer of farm & delivery wagons; est. 1903. Peak production was 15,000 per year. Factory was 1/4 mi. NE. — — Map (db m213928) HM
Justice of N.C. Supreme Court; Federal District Judge; state legislator. Grave is 3.5 mi. west. — — Map (db m222335) HM
Lawyer, Educator, Banker, Mayor. Arrived in Wilson in 1881. An organizer of N.C. Banker’s Association. An original director of the Federal Reserve Bank in Richmond. President of Wilson Trust and Savings Bank. A founder of Kinsey Female Seminary in . . . — — Map (db m222336) HM
Secretary of the U.S. Navy 1913-1923; U.S. Ambassador to Mexico; editor; author; Childhood home stood here, beside the Post Office. — — Map (db m130601) HM
Confederate. Headed by Dr. S.S. Satchwell in building of the Wilson Female Seminary, which was chartered in 1859. Stood 1˝ blocks S.E. — — Map (db m222337) HM
U.S. minister to Liberia, 1898-1902; born into slavery. Pastor, St. John A.M.E. Zion Church in Wilson. Home was 50 yds. NE. — — Map (db m222338) HM
Primitive Baptist leader & for 50 years editor of Zion's Landmark. Office & home was ˝ blk. NE. — — Map (db m222339) HM
The western terminus of the Greenville and Raleigh Plank Road, chartered in 1850 and completed to Wilson by 1853, was nearby. — — Map (db m222340) HM
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 m222341) HM
Founded in 1896 by John D. Gold, who learned the newspaper business from his father, P.D. Gold, publisher of Zion’s Landmark. Published at this location from 1896 to 1983. — — Map (db m222342) HM
Baptist. Founded 1756. Was moved 3˝ miles west in 1803. Early church site and graveyard are 350 yards south. — — Map (db m222343) HM
of Wilson County
Soldiers — — Map (db m222344) WM
Jun. 5, 2023