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Coinjock in Currituck County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal

 
 
Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
circa June 1999
1. Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal Marker
Inscription. Constructed 1855~59 by steam dredges to assist commerce. Now part of Intracoastal Waterway. N.C. Cut 5 miles long.
 
Erected 1991 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number A-76.)
 
Location. 36° 20.609′ N, 75° 57.478′ W. Marker is in Coinjock, North Carolina, in Currituck County. Marker is on Caratoke Highway (U.S. 158) north of the Joseph Palmer Knapp Bridge. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Coinjock NC 27923, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal (approx. half a mile away); Maple Leaf (approx. 5.4 miles away); Indiantown (approx. 6.4 miles away); Ray T. Adam's Landing Strip (approx. 7.2 miles away); The Whalehead Club Restoration (approx. 7.2 miles away); Duck Blinds (approx. 7.2 miles away); Waterfowl Resting Area (approx. 7.3 miles away); Corolla Island Bridges (approx. 7.3 miles away).
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels
 
Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
circa June 1999
2. Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by M. L. 'Mitch' Gambrell of Taylors, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,005 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by M. L. 'Mitch' Gambrell of Taylors, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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