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Wilson County North Carolina Historical Markers
North Carolina Office of Archives & History, `
Gen. W. D. Pender
On State Highway 42 at Town Creek Road, on the right when traveling west on State Highway 42.
wounded at Gettysburg.
stood 1.4 miles north. — — Map (db m64760) HM
On Nash Street 0.1 miles south of Park Ave W, on the left when traveling east.
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
On Vance Street NE at Rountree Street NE on Vance Street NE.
Educational reformer, historian and author. Secty. of Child Labor Committee, 1904-1916. Home was ½ blk. west. — — Map (db m28661) HM
On Nash Street east (State Highway 58), on the right when traveling north.
Dedicated To All The Men And
Women In All 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 m66572) WM
On Nash Street North (State Highway 58) 0.1 miles south of Connor Street North, on the right when traveling north.
Journalist. Publisher of Wilson Daily Times, 1956-1983. First woman to lead the N.C. Press Assoc. Lived here. — — Map (db m130596) HM
On Nash Street East (State Highway 58).
First Alcoholic Beverage Control store in N.C. opened here, July 2, 1935, ending Prohibition, state law since 1909. — — Map (db m28552) HM
On East Nash Street (State Highway 58) near Pine Street, on the right when traveling east.
Manufacturer of farm
& delivery wagons; est.
1903. Peak production
was 15,000 per year.
Factory was 1/4 mi. NE. — — Map (db m65233) HM
On Nash Street (State Highway 58), on the right when traveling north.
Justice of N.C. Supreme
Court; Federal District
Judge; state legislator.
Grave is 3.5 mi. west. — — Map (db m66067) HM
On Nash Street North (State Highway 58) 0.1 miles north of Jackson Street West, on the left when traveling north.
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 m130602) HM
On Tarboro Street Northeast 0.1 miles east of Nash Street Northeast (State Highway 58), on the right when traveling east.
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
On Herring Avenue / Goldsboro Street East near Gold Street, on the right when traveling west.
by Dr. S. S. Satchwell in
building of the Wilson
Female Seminary, which
was chartered in 1859.
Stood 1½ blocks S.E. — — Map (db m66674) HM
On Pender Street at Smith Street, on the right when traveling south on Pender Street.
U.S. minister to Liberia,
1898-1902; born into
slavery. Pastor, St. John
A.M.E. Zion Church
in Wilson. Lived 1/10 mi. N. — — Map (db m67579) HM
On Vance Street NE at Maplewood Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Vance Street NE.
Primitive Baptist leader
& for 50 years editor of
Zion's Landmark. Office
& home was 1/2 blk. NE. — — Map (db m67585) 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 m28550) HM
On Goldsboro Street East west of Nash Street North (State Highway 58), on the right when traveling east.
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 m130592) HM
On State Highway 42, on the right when traveling east.
Baptist. Founded 1756.
Was moved 3 1/2 miles west
in 1803. Early church
site and graveyard are
350 yards south. — — Map (db m67580) HM
On Nash Street East (State Highway 58) near Goldsboro Street East.
Of Wilson County
Soldiers — — Map (db m68787) WM 18 markers matched your search criteria.