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North Carolina Historical MarkersRoanoke River, B-34

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Early channel of trade, its valley long an area of plantations. Frequent floods until 1952, since controlled by Kerr Dam. Old name was "Moratuck."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member drmellow

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/1/2007

last visited: 7/24/2010

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North Carolina Historical MarkersRoanoke River, A-48

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Early channel of trade, its valley long an area of plantations. Frequent floods until 1952, since controlled by Kerr Dam. Old name was "Moratuck."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member drmellow

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/1/2007

last visited: 7/24/2010

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North Carolina Historical MarkersAsa Biggs | B-11

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Located on US 17 Business (Main Street) in Williamston

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 3newsomes

location: North Carolina

date approved: 2/13/2009

last visited: 4/21/2012

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North Carolina Historical MarkersSkewarkey Church --- B-40

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Located on US 17 Bus. (Main St.) near US 64A in Williamston NC

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Countrydragon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 1/18/2010

last visited: 4/21/2012

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Reservation established in 1717 for Tuscaroras remaining in N.C. after war of 1711-1713. Sold, 1828. Five miles N.W.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member drmellow

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/1/2007

last visited: 6/24/2007

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North Carolina Historical MarkersFort Branch --- B-18

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Located on US 125/903 at Fort Branch Rd. Near Hamilton NC

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Countrydragon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 1/18/2010

last visited: 7/30/2011

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North Carolina Historical Markers"Windsor Castle" | A-74

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Located on NC 308 (Sterlingworth Street) at Watson Street in Windsor

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 3newsomes

location: North Carolina

date approved: 2/12/2009

last visited: 5/23/2008

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North Carolina Historical MarkersWilliam Blount | A-41

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Located on US 17 (King Street) at Gray Street in Windsor

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 3newsomes

location: North Carolina

date approved: 2/12/2009

last visited: 5/23/2008

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North Carolina Historical MarkersDavid Stone | A-7

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Located on NC 308 (Sterlingworth Street) at US 13 Bypass in Windsor

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 3newsomes

location: North Carolina

date approved: 2/12/2009

last visited: 5/23/2008

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North Carolina Historical MarkersLocke Craig | A-36

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Located on NC 308 at SR 1225 (Republican Road) northwest of Windsor

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 3newsomes

location: North Carolina

date approved: 2/12/2009

last visited: 5/23/2008

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North Carolina Historical MarkersB 25 Flat Swamp Church

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This North Carolina Historical Marker is on US Hwy 64 at Jenkins Road about 1.5 miles west of Robersonville, North Carolina.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria

location: North Carolina

date approved: 11/26/2013

last visited: 2/22/2012

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North Carolina Historical Markers85th Redoubt, Marker BBB-6

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85th Redoubt. Union fort built by the 85th New York Regiment. It was taken on April 18, 1864, in one of the heaviest assaults of the seige.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member drmellow

location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/6/2006

last visited: 1/15/2010

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North Carolina Historical MarkersHoke's Final Line, Marker BBB-4

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Hoke's Final Line. The extreme left flank of Confederate General Robt. F. Hoke's brigade was formed a few yds. N. just before the final attack, April 20, 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member drmellow

location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/6/2006

last visited: 1/15/2010

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North Carolina Historical MarkersBrick House Landing --- North Carolina

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Located on Water St. at Washington St. in Plymouth NC

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Countrydragon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 1/18/2010

last visited: 7/31/2013

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North Carolina Historical MarkersAugustin Daly, Marker B-13

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Augustin Daly. Playwright, dramatic critic, theatrical producer, and actor, was born, July 20, 1838, in a house which stood 300 feet north.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member drmellow

location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/6/2006

last visited: 1/15/2010

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North Carolina Historical MarkersBattle Of Plymouth, Marker B-9

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Battle of Plymouth. Confederates under Gen. Robert F. Hoke, aided by the ram "Albemarle," took the town, April 17-20, 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member drmellow

location: North Carolina

date approved: 9/12/2006

last visited: 1/15/2010

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North Carolina Historical MarkersFort Williams, Marker BBB-9

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Fort Williams. Principal Union fort at Plymouth, named for Gen. Thomas Williams, stood here. It was the last fort to fall, April 20, 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member drmellow

location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/6/2006

last visited: 1/15/2010

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North Carolina Historical MarkersWashington County Courthouse

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The first courthouse was located at Lee's Mill, Roper 1801. Moved to Plymouth 1823. It was destroyed by fire three times, 1860-1862-1881. Present courthouse built 1918.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 3/26/2020

last visited: 10/23/2021

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North Carolina Historical MarkersRam Albemarle, Marker B-10

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Ram Albemarle. Confederate ironclad, winner of notable victories under Capt. J. W. Cooke, was sunk 600 feet north, night of Oct. 27.1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member drmellow

location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/6/2006

last visited: 12/27/2013

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North Carolina Historical MarkersUnion Earthworks, Marker BBB-7

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Union Earthworks. The main line of Union defenses during the Battle of Plymouth, April 17-20, 1864, was built across the road at this point.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member drmellow

location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/6/2006

last visited: 1/15/2010

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North Carolina Historical MarkersSiege of Plymouth, NC --- Plymouth NC

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Located on Park Dr. at Madison St in Plymouth NC

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Countrydragon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 1/18/2010

last visited: 7/31/2013

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North Carolina Historical MarkersLatham House circa 1850

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Built by Charles Latham who occupied the house until 1882.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 3/26/2020

last visited: 10/23/2021

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North Carolina Historical MarkersNaval Action, Marker BBB-8

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Naval Action. The Confederate ironclad ram "Albemarle" sank the Union gunboat "Southfield," April 19, 1864, one mile N.E. in the Roanoke River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member drmellow

location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/6/2006

last visited: 1/15/2010

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North Carolina Historical MarkersRansom's Assault: Marker BBB-5

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Ransom's Assault. General Matt Ransom's brigade formed in line of battle near here in the final Confederate attack, April 20, 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member drmellow

location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/6/2006

last visited: 1/15/2010

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North Carolina Historical MarkersBattle of Plymouth, Marker BB-6

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The Battle of Plymouth took place April 17-20, 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member drmellow

location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/6/2006

last visited: 5/19/2012

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