“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Burgaw, North Carolina

Clickable Map of Pender County, North Carolina and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Pender County, NC (18) Bladen County, NC (10) Brunswick County, NC (62) Columbus County, NC (4) Duplin County, NC (9) New Hanover County, NC (102) Onslow County, NC (20) Sampson County, NC (8)  PenderCounty(18) Pender County (18)  BladenCounty(10) Bladen County (10)  BrunswickCounty(62) Brunswick County (62)  ColumbusCounty(4) Columbus County (4)  DuplinCounty(9) Duplin County (9)  NewHanoverCounty(102) New Hanover County (102)  OnslowCounty(20) Onslow County (20)  SampsonCounty(8) Sampson County (8)
Burgaw is the county seat for Pender County
Burgaw is in Pender County
      Pender County (18)  
      Bladen County (10)  
      Brunswick County (62)  
      Columbus County (4)  
      Duplin County (9)  
      New Hanover County (102)  
      Onslow County (20)  
      Sampson County (8)  
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1North Carolina (Pender County), Burgaw — Burgaw StationAntebellum Railroad Station — Confederate Lifeline —
Burgaw Station, a stop on the Wilmington and Weldon Railroad, was located on the rail line known as the “Lifeline of the Confederacy,” Gen. Robert E. Lee’s main supply route for his Army of Northern Virginia by 1864. This rail line transported . . . Map (db m191883) HM
2North Carolina (Pender County), Burgaw — D-32 — George Burringtonca. 1682–1759
Colonial governor; 1724–1725, 1731–1734; opened lower Cape Fear region to settlement. His home was ¾ miles east.Map (db m30202) HM
3North Carolina (Pender County), Burgaw — D-13 — Hinton James
First student to enter the University of North Carolina, 1795. Civil engineer, state legislator. Grave 300 yards east.Map (db m30282) HM
4North Carolina (Pender County), Burgaw — Our Heroes — 1861 – 1865 —
In honor of the Confederate Soldiers of Pender County. Major General William Dorsey Pender, Feb 6, 1834 – July 18, 1863. Let future generations remember that these were men whom death could not terrify, whom defeat could not dishonor. . . . Map (db m30273) HM
5North Carolina (Pender County), Burgaw — D-18 — S. S. Satchwell
A founder of State Medical Society, 1849, head of Confederate Hospital at Wilson, first president of the State Board of Health, 1879. Home stood here.Map (db m30271) HM
6North Carolina (Pender County), Burgaw — D-33 — Stag Park
Named by Barbadian explorers, 1663. Home of Gov. George Burrington and Samuel Strudwick, colonial official. The house stood ¾ miles east.Map (db m30203) HM
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7North Carolina (Pender County), Burgaw — D-117 — Van Eeden
Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany lived, 1939-46, at agricultural colony founded in 1909 and revived by Alvin Johnson. Two mi. SW.Map (db m134334) HM
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Dec. 1, 2022