“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 Greenville, North Carolina

Clickable Map of Pitt 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> Pitt County, NC (28) Beaufort County, NC (40) Craven County, NC (58) Edgecombe County, NC (31) Greene County, NC (9) Lenoir County, NC (44) Martin County, NC (7) Wilson County, NC (18)  PittCounty(28) Pitt County (28)  BeaufortCounty(40) Beaufort County (40)  CravenCounty(58) Craven County (58)  EdgecombeCounty(31) Edgecombe County (31)  GreeneCounty(9) Greene County (9)  LenoirCounty(44) Lenoir County (44)  MartinCounty(7) Martin County (7)  WilsonCounty(18) Wilson County (18)
Greenville is the county seat for Pitt County
Greenville is in Pitt County
      Pitt County (28)  
      Beaufort County (40)  
      Craven County (58)  
      Edgecombe County (31)  
      Greene County (9)  
      Lenoir County (44)  
      Martin County (7)  
      Wilson County (18)  
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1North Carolina (Pitt County), Greenville — F-46 — Baptist State Convention
On March 26, 1830, the North Carolina Baptist State Convention was organized at the Gorham home which was near here.Map (db m65362) HM
2North Carolina (Pitt County), Greenville — Greenville"The bridge...was destroyed" — Potter's Raid —
(preface) On July 18, 1863, Union Gen. Edward E. Potter led infantry and cavalry from New Bern to destroy the Wilmington and Weldon Railroad bridge at Rocky Mount. The infantry feinted toward Kinston and returned to New Bern. Potter raided . . . Map (db m76873) HM
3North Carolina (Pitt County), Greenville — Neighborhood Unity and Community Pride
Families, schools, and businesses flourished in Downtown. Prominent individuals who Wed and worked here included educational leaders, businessmen and women, doctors, and lawyers. Many residents owned their homes. Sycamore Hill Missionary Baptist . . . Map (db m185662) HM
4North Carolina (Pitt County), Greenville — F-16 — Plank Road
The eastern terminus of the Greenville and Raleigh Plank Road, chartered in 1850 and completed to Wilson by 1853, was nearby.Map (db m65361) HM
5North Carolina (Pitt County), Greenville — Red Banks Church"... suddenly and unexpectedly met the enemy"
Federal expeditions frequently disrupted Confederate activities late in 1863. Union forces often assembled here at Red Banks Church because it was near Confederate camps. On December 17, 1863, a Federal attack near here on the camp of Co. H, 3rd . . . Map (db m70496) HM
6North Carolina (Pitt County), Greenville — Sycamore Hill Gateway Plaza
"Downtown" was once a vibrant African American community in Greenville where people lived, worked, played, and worshiped together. But their homes, businesses, and church were destroyed during the urban redevelopment era of the late 1960s, . . . Map (db m185667) HM
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7North Carolina (Pitt County), Greenville — Sycamore Hill Missionary Baptist Church
The Sycamore Hill Gateway Plaza is built on the corner of First and Greene Streets where the prominent Sycamore Hill Baptist Church once stood. The Plaza commemorates the history of the African American community located Downtown in the . . . Map (db m185661) HM
8North Carolina (Pitt County), Greenville — Sycamore Hill Missionary Baptist Church
"Every time you come in this area, all you can see from your mind is the church and how much it has changed from being down here, but you still feel like the church is still there." -- Christopher Randolph, SrMap (db m185665) HM
9North Carolina (Pitt County), Greenville — Sycamore Hill Missionary Baptist Church
"The church was certainly prominent in the neighborhood, it was a masterpiece. It was a warm neighborhood, people were friendly, everyone seemed to know each other, most of us were poor. Maybe at the time we didn't know we were poor, but we were . . . Map (db m185703) HM
10North Carolina (Pitt County), Greenville — Thomas J. Jarvis
"The Grand Old Man Of North Carolina" Captain, 8th North Carolina, CSA Lt. Governor & Governor of North Carolina U.S. Ambassador to Brazil U.S. Senator The Father of East Carolina University In life he embodied the motto of the . . . Map (db m66885) HM
11North Carolina (Pitt County), Greenville — F-19 — Thomas J. Jarvis
Governor, 1879-1885; Minister to Brazil; United States Senator. Home is 3 blocks S. Grave is 1 block W.Map (db m66247) HM
12North Carolina (Pitt County), Greenville — Town Common & Urban Renewal
The Downtown neighborhood was a close-knit African American community that included homes, businesses, and the Sycamore Hill Missionary Baptist Church. Descendants describe the area as thriving and vibrant with a high quality of life. . . . Map (db m185704) HM
13North Carolina (Pitt County), Greenville — United in Faith
In 1860, twenty-two African Americans gathered in the home of Sister Ruth Armond on North Greene Street and founded the African Baptist Church. Located on the corner of First and Greene Streets, the original Church was renamed Sycamore Hill . . . Map (db m185666) HM
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14North Carolina (Pitt County), Greenville — F-67 — Voice Of America
Cold War broadcasts relayed from Greenville to Europe, Africa, and Latin America, 1963-89, via station 2 mi. S.W.Map (db m64900) HM
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Sep. 29, 2022