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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 9/12/2006

last visited: 1/15/2010

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North Carolina Historical MarkersPottery Industry, Marker K-52

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Begun in 18th century by Chriscoe, Cole, Craven, Luck, McNeill, Owen, & Teague families living within 5 mile radius.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/30/2006

last visited: 12/14/2017

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North Carolina Historical MarkersTown Common, Marker E-18

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Established in 1760 by the Legislative Act which created the colonial town of Tarboro.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/24/2006

last visited: 9/4/2013

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North Carolina Historical MarkersWashington's Southern Tour, Marker E-24

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President Washington spent the night, April 18, 1791, in the town of Tarboro.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/24/2006

last visited: 9/4/2013

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North Carolina Historical MarkersW. L. Saunders, Marker E-40

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Editor "Colonial Records of North Carolina," Confederate colonel, N.C. Secretary of State, 1879-91. His grave is four blocks east.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/24/2006

last visited: 9/4/2013

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North Carolina Historical MarkersW. D. Pender, Marker E-41

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Confederate major general; graduate of U.S. Military Academy, 1854. Mortally wounded at Gettysburg, age 29. Grave is 4 blocks east.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/24/2006

last visited: 9/5/2013

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North Carolina Historical MarkersHenry T. Clark, Marker E-65

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Governor of North Carolina, 1861-1862. Speaker of the State Senate. Helped organize the State for war. Grave is 3 blocks E.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/24/2006

last visited: 6/30/2017

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North Carolina Historical MarkersJohn C. Dancy, Marker E-85

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1857-1920. Editor of A.M.E. Zion Church papers; orator; a delegate to Methodist world conference; customs collector of Wilmington. Home stood 3 blks. E.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/24/2006

last visited: 6/30/2017

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North Carolina Historical MarkersJohn Spencer Bassett, Marker E-95

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1867-1928. Historian. Professor at Trinity College, 1864-1906. Secretary, Amer. Historical Association, 1919-1928. Born here.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/24/2006

last visited: 5/4/2012

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North Carolina Historical MarkersJoseph Blount Cheshire, Jr., Marker E-96

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1850-1932. Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of N.C., 1893-1932; lawyer & writer. Birthplace is one block W.; grave is 100 yards S.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/24/2006

last visited: 1/6/2010

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North Carolina Historical MarkersFreedom Hill, Marker E-97

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Community established here by freed blacks in 1865. Incorporated as Princeville in 1885.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/24/2006

last visited: 9/4/2013

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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.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/6/2006

last visited: 12/27/2013

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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.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/6/2006

last visited: 1/15/2010

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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 MarkersBuncombe Hall, Marker B-23

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Buncombe Hall. The home of Col. Edward Buncombe of the Continental Line, who was captured at Germantown and died a prisoner in 1778, stood one mi. N.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/6/2006

last visited: 1/15/2010

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North Carolina Historical MarkersLake Company, B-35

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Lake Company. Josiah Collins, Sr., and partners drained part of 100,000-acre tract near Lake Phelps with 6-mile canal, completed 1788; mouth 2 mi. southeast.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/6/2006

last visited: 1/15/2010

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