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Near Corapeake in Gates County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

North Carolina / Virginia

 
 
North Carolina/Virginia Marker image. Click for full size.
By Laura Troy
1. North Carolina/Virginia Marker
Image from the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources
Inscription. North Carolina Colonized, 1585-87, by first English settlers in America; permanently settled c. 1650; first to vote readiness for independence, Apr. 12, 1775

Virginia First permanent English colony in America, 1607; one of thirteen original states. Richmond, the capital, was seat of Confederate government.
 
Erected 1949. (Marker Number A-35.)
 
Location. 36° 33.043′ N, 76° 34.536′ W. Marker is near Corapeake, North Carolina, in Gates County. Marker is on Highway 32 N (State Highway 32) north of Adams Swamp Road, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Corapeake NC 27926, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Nansemond County Virginia (a few steps from this marker in Virginia); First Post Road (approx. 1.2 miles away); George Washington (approx. 4.6 miles away); Dismal Town (approx. 6.8 miles away in Virginia); Washington Ditch (approx. 6.9 miles away in Virginia); Jericho Ditch (approx. 11.4 miles away in Virginia); North West Canal (approx. 11.4 miles away in Virginia); Glencoe (approx. 11.5 miles away in Virginia). Click for a list of all markers in Corapeake.
 
More about this marker.
North Carolina/Virginia Marker image. Click for full size.
By Laura Troy, October 1, 2007
2. North Carolina/Virginia Marker
This Marker sits at the Carolina/Virginia Line and across the street from marker Z-273. There is not a good place to park to view this marker.
 
Categories. Political Subdivisions
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Laura Troy of Burke, Virginia. This page has been viewed 934 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Laura Troy of Burke, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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