Fisher Park Historical

Fisher Park Historical (HM1VU2)

Location: Greensboro, NC 27401 Guilford County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 4.94', W 79° 47.376'

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Greensboro's First City Park

—1901 —


Gift of Captain Basil John Fisher
1851-1903
Native of Aberdeen, Scotland, linguist, world traveler, horseman, British Army officer, served in India, came to the United States with two fellow officers in 1895, settled first in Asheboro, gold mine operator in Randolph County, Greensboro resident 1895 till his death in 1903, real estate developer, financier

"To preserve for posterity this historic spot" —
The Genesis Monument in East Fisher Park, 100 yards east, marks the center of Guilford County, the spot originally chosen as the site around which to lay out the village of Greensborough, third and final county seat of Guilford County, the original village finally having been located on adjoining higher ground 1/4 south around which is now (1980) Jefferson Square
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HM NumberHM1VU2
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Placed ByMay Gordon Latham Kellenberger
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, November 21st, 2016 at 1:01am PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 608979 N 3993758
Decimal Degrees36.08233333, -79.78960000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 4.94', W 79° 47.376'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 4' 56.4" N, 79° 47' 22.56" W
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Area Code(s)336, 910
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 701-799 N Elm St, Greensboro NC 27401, US
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