Chapel Hill, North Carolina: Man Who Put Chapters in the Bible

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Address:
181 E. Cameron Ave., Chapel Hill, NC
Directions:
University of North Carolina. The statue is outdoors, stuck on the back wall of Person Hall. He's holding a scroll.
Admission:
Free
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Man Who Put Chapters in the Bible

This battered statue of archbishop Stephen Langton was rescued from London's Big Ben clock tower in 1933. Without the archbishop, Christians would have no shorthand for citing chapter and verse.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [03/25/2014]

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Archbishop Stephen Langton.

Man Who Put Chapters and Verses in the Bible

Sculpture is very weather-worn. Looks like plaque or signage was present at one time, but it has since been removed. If traveling by car, will need to park and walk to Person Hall.

[Christopher Schmitt, 03/25/2014]

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