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Edenton in Chowan County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Barker House

 
 
Barker House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, August 12, 2010
1. Barker House Marker
Inscription. 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.
 
Erected 1977 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number A 55.)
 
Location. 36° 3.603′ N, 76° 36.522′ W. Marker is in Edenton, North Carolina, in Chowan County. Marker is at the intersection of N Broad St. and Queen Street, on the right when traveling south on N Broad St.. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Edenton NC 27932, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Francis Corbin (a few steps from this marker); Edenton Tea Party (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Hugh Williamson (within shouting distance of this marker); Chowan County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); James Iredell, Jr (within shouting distance of this marker); Mackeys Ferry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Samuel Johnston (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named James Iredell (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Edenton.
 
Also see . . .  Edenton Tea Party - North Carolina History Project. (Submitted on August 31, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Barker House image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, August 12, 2010
2. Barker House
The Barker House is located at 505 S Broad St. Edenton NC -along the bay

 
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Thomas Barker (picture is hanging inside home) image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, August 12, 2010
3. Thomas Barker (picture is hanging inside home)
Penelope Barker (picture is hanging inside home) image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, August 12, 2010
4. Penelope Barker (picture is hanging inside home)
Edenton's Tea Party (picture is hanging inside home) image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, August 12, 2010
5. Edenton's Tea Party (picture is hanging inside home)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 635 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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