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North Carolina Historical MarkersHarriet Jacobs, Marker A-72

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Harriet Jacobs. c. 1813-1897. Fugitive slave, writer, & abolitionist. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (1861) depicts her early life. Lived in Edenton.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 10/2/2006

last visited: 8/14/2010

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North Carolina Historical MarkersEdenton United Methodist Church -- Edenton NC

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Located on 100 N. Broad St. in Edenton NC

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 2/2/2010

last visited: never

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North Carolina Historical MarkersSt. Paul's Episcopal Church, Marker A-1

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St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Parish formed in 1701, present structure begun in 1736, succeeding two earlier wooden buildings.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 9/30/2006

last visited: 10/24/2012

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North Carolina Historical MarkersHenderson Walker, Marker A-73

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Henderson Walker. c. 1660-1704. Acting governor, 1699-1703; attorney general, judge, and vestryman. Grave is 75 feet west.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 10/2/2006

last visited: 10/24/2012

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North Carolina Historical MarkersJames Iredell, Marker A-5

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James Iredell. 1751-1799. Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1790-99. Attorney General of N.C. during Revolution. Home stands 200 ft. east.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 9/30/2006

last visited: 10/24/2012

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North Carolina Historical MarkersSamuel Johnston, Marker A-9

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Samuel Johnston. Revolutionary leader, Governor, U.S. Senator. His home, "Hayes," and grave are one mile S.E.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 9/30/2006

last visited: 10/24/2012

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North Carolina Historical MarkersJoseph Hewes, Marker A-4

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Joseph Hewes. Signer of Declaration of Independence, leader in Continental Congress, merchant. His store was three blocks S.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 9/30/2006

last visited: 10/24/2012

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North Carolina Historical MarkersThomas C. Manning, Marker A-67

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Thomas C. Manning. U.S. Minister to Mexico; chief justice, La. Supreme Court.; La. adjutant gen., 1863-65; taught at Edenton Academy. Lived here.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 10/2/2006

last visited: 10/24/2012

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North Carolina Historical MarkersFrancis Corbin, Marker A-69

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Francis Corbin. (d) 1767. Granville agent, jurist, legislator. Provoked "Enfield Riot." Home, "the Cupola House," 2 blks. S.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 10/2/2006

last visited: 10/24/2012

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North Carolina Historical MarkersChowan County Courthouse, Marker A-11

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Chowan County Courthouse. Oldest courthouse in use in North Carolina. Built about 1767. Whig centre in Revolution. Stands 3 blocks S.E.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 9/30/2006

last visited: 10/24/2012

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North Carolina Historical MarkersDr. Hugh Williamson, Marker A-34

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Dr. Hugh Williamson. Signer of the Federal Constitution, member of Congress, historian. Home was 4 blocks S.E.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 10/1/2006

last visited: 10/24/2012

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North Carolina Historical MarkersBarker House, Marker A-55

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Barker House. Home of Thomas Barker, N.C. agent to England, and his wife Penelope, reputed leader of the Edenton "Tea Party," 1774. Stands 3 blocks south.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 10/1/2006

last visited: 9/2/2017

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North Carolina Historical MarkersEdenton Tea Party, Marker A-22

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Edenton Tea Party. Fifty-one women met at Mrs. Elizabeth King's home, which stood 1100 ft. S.E., and resolved, Oct. 25, 1774, to support the American cause.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 10/1/2006

last visited: 9/2/2017

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North Carolina Historical MarkersJames Iredell, Jr., Marker A-50

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James Iredell, Jr. 1788-1853. Governor, 1827-28; U.S. Senator; and legislator. Compiler of revisal of N.C. laws. His home two blocks south; grave at Hayes one mile S.E.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 10/1/2006

last visited: 9/2/2017

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North Carolina Historical MarkersMackeys Ferry, Marker A-27

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Mackeys Ferry. Established 1735 over Albemarle Sound, succeeding Bells Ferry. Discontinued in 1938. Northern terminus was four blocks south.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 10/1/2006

last visited: 9/2/2017

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North Carolina Historical MarkersThomas Child, Marker A-53

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Thomas Child. Attorney-General of Colony, 1745-1761. Leader of faction which opposed Governor Dobbs. Secretary to Lord Granville. Home was 2 blocks S.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 10/1/2006

last visited: 9/2/2017

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North Carolina Historical MarkersEdenton Bell Battery C.S.A. --- Edenton NC

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Located on S. Broad St. at Water St. in Edenton NC

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Countrydragon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 2/2/2010

last visited: 10/24/2012

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North Carolina Historical MarkersDr. Martin Luther King, jr. in Edenton, 1962

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Located on N. Broad St. near Park Ave in Edenton NC

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 1/25/2010

last visited: never

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North Carolina Historical MarkersWeapemeoc, Marker A-46

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Weapemeoc. The principal town of the Weapemeoc Indians, visited by Ralph Lane and his colonists in 1585-1586, stood near present-day Edenton.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 10/1/2006

last visited: 1/21/2010

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North Carolina Historical MarkersFirst Post Road, Marker A-25

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First Post Road. The road from New England to Charleston, over which mail was first carried regularly in North Carolina, 1738-39, passed near this spot.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 10/1/2006

last visited: 10/24/2012

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North Carolina Historical MarkersSalmon Creek and Eden House: Seedbed of the Colony, Marker A-10

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Along the banks of the Chowan River and Salmon Creek, the seeds were planted for the colony and state of North Carolina.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 11/6/2006

last visited: 9/4/2006

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North Carolina Historical MarkersMackeys Ferry --- Mackeys North Carolina

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Located on Mackeys Rd. and Mackeys Ferry Rd. in Mackeys NC

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 1/18/2010

last visited: never

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North Carolina Historical MarkersMackeys Ferry, Marker B-22

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Mackeys Ferry. Established 1735 over Albemarle Sound, succeeding Bells Ferry. Discontinued in 1938. Southern terminus was 3 miles northwest.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/6/2006

last visited: 1/15/2010

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North Carolina Historical MarkersRehoboth Church, Marker B-49

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Rehoboth Church. Colonial Anglican congregation known as Skinners Chapel. Present church constructed 1850-1853. Now United Methodist.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/6/2006

last visited: 1/15/2010

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North Carolina Historical MarkersPea Ridge Sahara Plantation --- Roper NC

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Located on NC 32 and Breezy Banks Rd. Roper NC

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Countrydragon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 1/18/2010

last visited: never

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