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Near Madison in Rockingham County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Slink Shoal Sluice

 
 
Slink Shoal Sluice Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Kathy Walker, May 7, 2009
1. Slink Shoal Sluice Marker
Inscription. Dan River improvements built 1820s by Roanoke Navigation Co. include sluice & wing dams 1/4 mi. E. Rebuilt, 1880s.
 
Erected 1990 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number J 90.)
 
Location. 36° 22.856′ N, 79° 56.488′ W. Marker is near Madison, North Carolina, in Rockingham County. Marker is on U.S. 220 half a mile north of NC Hwy 704, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Madison NC 27025, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Law Office of Alfred Moore Scales (approx. 1.2 miles away); Scales Law Office (approx. 1.2 miles away); Confederate Arms Factory (approx. 1.4 miles away); Alexander Martin (approx. 2.7 miles away); Stephen A. Douglas (approx. 4.9 miles away); Wentworth Methodist Church (approx. 9.2 miles away); a different marker also named Wentworth Methodist Church (approx. 9.3 miles away); Upper Saura Town (approx. 9.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Madison.
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsWaterways & Vessels
 
Slink Shoal Sluice Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, February 3, 2013
2. Slink Shoal Sluice Marker
Slink Shoal Sluice Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Kathy Walker, May 7, 2009
3. Slink Shoal Sluice Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 879 times since then and 72 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia.   2. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3. submitted on , by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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