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(preface) Late in 1862, Union Gen. John G. Foster garrison was well entrenched in New Bern and made several incursions into the countryside. On December 11, Foster led a raid from New Bern to burn the Wilmington and Weldon Railroad Bridge over the…
On this Courthouse Square November 1, 1898, the First Pentecostal Holiness Church Congregationwas organized with nine charter members.J.J. Street??????????????????W.H. Huggans????????????I.L. Puryer?????????????????Mr. & Mrs. E.L. TaltonMrs. Liz…
In Commemoration ofJohn LawsonSurveyor General of the Province of Carolina and its first historian brutally murdered by the Tuscarora Indians Sept. 22, 1711 Erected by the North Carolina Society of the Colonial Dames of America, June, 1915
Orphanage and school opened in 1892. Provided for 960 children before closing in 1971. The original 20-acre tract is now a city park.
???Seymour Johnson Field, established on June 12, 1942, six months after the United States entered World War II, is named in honor of Lieutenant Seymour A. Johnson. A Goldsboro native and U.S.Navy test pilot, he was killed in an aircraft crash nea…
We must honor those sons of ours who fought so bravely. A Grateful Citizen (1925) (Walkway plaque) Most of them were boys when they died and they gave up two lives—the one they were living and the one they would have lived when they died…
Statewide association of black Baptists organized, Oct. 18, 1867, at First African Baptist Church, then located 2/10 mi. W.
(West face)Erected by members of Company E, 119th Infantry, Goldsboro Rifles, In memory of Their comrades who gave their lives in the World War. (North face)William A. Brickwell John W. Thompson, Jr. Chas. R. Bradfield William M. McCullough Chas…
Advocate for extending voting rights to women, 1920; reformer active in labor, race, Jewish causes. Home was here.
Governor, 1901-1905. Crusader for public education. Birthplace stands 2/3 mi. east.