Portrait of Archibald Black.
Archibald Ray Black (1823-1889) was born near Point Caswell on the Black River in Pender County, NC. He was a teacher at many Pender County Schools including Rocky Point Academy, Willard and Point Caswell Academy. Black served New Hanover County in many capacities as member of the Board of County Commissioners, Sheriff, Tax Collector and Superintendent of Public Instruction. He is buried in Point Caswell Cemetery.
New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Sheriffs; Teacher educators
County Commissioners Digital Collection, New Hanover County Public Library
New Hanover County Public Library
Image courtsey of Archibald Black's descendent, Scott Cromartie
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