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Warrenton, North Carolina Historical Markers

 
Benjamin Hawkings Marker image, Touch for more information
By Don Morfe, September 16, 2013
Benjamin Hawkings Marker
North Carolina (Warren County), Warrenton — E 44 — Benjamin Hawkins
Member Continental Congress, United States Senator, 1789-1795, U.S. Indian Agent to the Creek Nation, 1796-1816. Home was 5½ mi. S.W. — Map (db m69945) HM
North Carolina (Warren County), Warrenton — E 38 — Bragg Home
Boyhood home of Bragg brothers, Thomas, governor, 1855-9; Braxton, Confederate general, and John, U.S. Congressman, One block east. — Map (db m69941) HM
North Carolina (Warren County), Warrenton — E-14 — Horace Greeley 1811-1872
Journalist & politician was married in Emmanuel Church on July 5, 1836, to Mary Youngs Cheney. — Map (db m69558) HM
North Carolina (Warren County), Warrenton — E 86 — Jacob W. Holt 1811-1880
A chief architect-builder in town's 1845-61 boom era; worked in Greek Revival & Italianate styles. Home stands 1 block east. — Map (db m69943) HM
North Carolina (Warren County), Warrenton — John A. Hyman 1840-1891
First black to represent N.C. in U.S. Congress, 1875-1877; state senator, 1868-1874. Home is one block west. — Map (db m69942) HM
North Carolina (Warren County), Warrenton — E-102 — John H. Kerr 1873-1958
Congressman, 1923-1952; jurist. Sponsored bills to create tobacco price supports and Kerr Lake. He lived 2 blocks east. — Map (db m69560) HM
North Carolina (Warren County), Warrenton — E-93 — John Hall 1767-1833
One of three original justices of the N.C. Supreme Court, 1819-1832. Grave 1 block S. — Map (db m68670) HM
North Carolina (Warren County), Warrenton — E 60 — John White
N.C. commissioner to buy ships and supplies in England during the Civil War. Gen. R.E. Lee visited in his home, 1870, standing 1 block E. — Map (db m69946) HM
North Carolina (Warren County), Warrenton — E 36 — Warrenton Male Academy
Stood here. Chartered 1787, named Warrenton High School, 1898. Since 1923 a public school. — Map (db m69940) HM

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