Burning of Winton

Burning of Winton (HM1573)

Location: Winton, NC 27986 Hertford County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 23.797', W 76° 56.002'

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A detachment of United States troops burned Winton on February 20, 1862. The first town in N.C. to be burned during the Civil War.
HM NumberHM1573
Marker NumberA 23
Year Placed2002
Placed ByNorth Carolina Office of Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 4:37pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 326617 N 4029676
Decimal Degrees36.39661667, -76.93336667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 23.797', W 76° 56.002'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 23' 47.82" N, 76° 56' 0.12" W
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Area Code(s)252
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 704 State Rd 1458, Winton NC 27986, US
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