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Confederate ironclad, built at Whitehall and floated down the Neuse. Grounded and burned by Confederates in 1865. Remains one block N.
(West face)The people of N.C. have erected this monument in remembrance of the eminent services of Richard Caswell The first Governor under a free constitution (South face)He was called to the Head of Affairs in No. Ca. in the darkest hour of …
To Commemorate The Establishment Of The Town Of Kingston In 1762And To Honor Its First TrusteesFrancis McLewean - Richard CasewellSimon Bright, Jr, - John ShineDavid Gordon——This tablet is placed by theLenoir County Committee Of The No…
(center) 1917 - 1918 1941 - 1945 In grateful tribute toward the living and the dead, who through their valiant efforts and bitter sacrifice have made America great, is this shrine so nobly dedicated. May God grant that the liberty of mankin…
A coeducational private school, conducted by Dr. and Mrs. Richard Henry Lewis, opened in 1877 and closed in 1902, was in this house.
Office of Secretary of State during Revolution. Later owned by Richard Caswell & sons. Altered in nineteenth century.
Plantation of Gov. Dobbs, selected as the colonial capital & named George City by act of assembly, 1758. Act was never executed. 1 1/2 mi. S.
In February 1864, in this vicinity, 22 white soldiers from the Kinston area were hanged in three groups by Confederate authorities. The executed men had been captured while serving in the Union army by troops under the command of Maj. General E. P…
(Front):Moored near the King Street Bridge, the Confederate States Ship Neuse, and ironclad gunboat, was outfitted in Kinston in late 1863 and early 1864. (Left):An April 1864 attempt to take her downriver in a concerted attack on New Bern fail…
In January 1864, General Robert E. Lee wrote to Confederate President Jefferson Davis that "a bold party" could descend the Neuse River to New Bern at night, capture Federal gunboats and use them to assist an assault on Union-held New Bern by a 5,…