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Murfreesboro, North Carolina Historical Markers

 
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By Bernard Fisher, October 27, 2012
E Main St & University Dr
North Carolina (Hertford County), Murfreesboro — A 19 — Chowan University
Opened 1848 as Chowan Baptist Female Institute. Became four-year college, 1992. A university since 2006. Two blocks south. — Map (db m60640) HM
North Carolina (Hertford County), Murfreesboro — David Collin Barnes (1875-1959)
N.C. House of Representatives, N.C. State Senate (three terms), Mayor of Murfreesboro, Chairman of School Board, Democratic Party state executive, Committee and County chairman, son of Judge David Alexander Barnes and Bettie Vaughan Barnes — Map (db m60645) HM
North Carolina (Hertford County), Murfreesboro — A 52 — Dr. Walter Reed
Head of U.S. Yellow Fever Commission in Cuba, 1900-01. Lived here as a young man and married Emily Lawrence of this town. — Map (db m60642) HM
North Carolina (Hertford County), Murfreesboro — J. William Copeland (1914-1988)
Associate Justice of N.C. Supreme Court 1975-1985, Superior Court Judge-131/2 years, served in 84 counties, N.C. State Senator-four terms, Mayor of Murfreesboro and Woodland, home: 407 East High Street — Map (db m60644) HM
North Carolina (Hertford County), Murfreesboro — A 18 — John H. Wheeler
Historian, legislator, superintendent U.S. Mint at Charlotte, state treasurer, minister to Nicaragua, born 1806 in brick house 300 yds. N. — Map (db m60639) HM
North Carolina (Hertford County), Murfreesboro — A 65 — Lafayette
On his American tour Lafayette spent night of Feb. 26, 1825, at Indian Queen Inn which stood two blocks north. — Map (db m60637) HM
North Carolina (Hertford County), Murfreesboro — A 20 — Murfree House
Home of William Hardy Murfree, member of U.S. Congress, 1813-1817; N.C. House, 1805 & 1812; presidential elector, 1812. House stands 1 block N. — Map (db m60641) HM
North Carolina (Hertford County), Murfreesboro — Murfreesboro Naval Target
Murfreesboro, a prosperous riverfront commercial center, interested both sides during the war. In June 1862, Confederate Gen. Theophilus H. Holmes ordered cotton destroyed here and in other nearby towns. Eighty Confederate cavalrymen executing his . . . — Map (db m43434) HM
North Carolina (Hertford County), Murfreesboro — Murfreesboro Veterans Monument
They answered the call to arms This monument was erected by a grateful community to honor and remember those men and women who served, fought and sacrificed to protect and preserve the ideals and freedom of our great nation. In . . . — Map (db m60703) WM
North Carolina (Hertford County), Murfreesboro — A 56 — Potecasi Creek
Scene of minor skirmish between Confederate & Union troops driving on Richmond and Weldon Railroad, July 26, 1863. Breastworks 60 yds. SW. — Map (db m60631) HM
North Carolina (Hertford County), Murfreesboro — Stanley Winborne 1886-1966
Lawyer-banker-statesman, Member N.C. House-Senate, Corporate & Utilities Commissioner 1930-1959-Chairman 22 yrs.-lowered N.C. electric rate, equalized No./So. freight rate, born in Main St. house, Main St. home & law office moved to historic district — Map (db m60643) HM

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