George Henry White Highway Marker in New Bern, NC
As indicated by the pictures below, dated April 12, 2011, the George Henry White, NC Highway Historical Marker, in New Bern, NC, has been restored.
What we know that may have resulted in getting the signed restored is the following: Benjamin R. Justesen, PhD, author of the book on George Henry White entitled, “An Even Chance in the Race of Life”, and other publications on the life of Congressmen White, contacted Mr. Michael Hill, who coordinates the NC Highway Historical Marker Program.
Dr. Justesen informed Mr. Hill that a relative of GHW, through White’s stepmother, had posted on the family foundation website, pictures showing that the sign needed some sprucing up and repairs. Mr. Hill in turned, forwarded the e-mail form Dr. Justesen to the NC Department of Transportation, who take care of the maintenance on markers, and requested that they see what can be done to improve the looks of Marker C-33, GEORGE H. WHITE, on Broad at Metcalf in New Bern.
As indicated by the pictures below, the GHW Historical Marker has been restored. Sincere appreciation is expressed to all who played a part in getting this marker restored. Vincent Spaulding, BESDF, Inc., President/COO”