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

Bought in France for N.C.

 
 
Bought in France for N.C. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, August 12, 2010
1. Bought in France for N.C. Marker
Inscription. Bought in France for N.C. by Robt. Smith & Thos. Benbury agents for Governor Caswell. Brought to Edenton by Capt. Boritz on "The Holy Heart of Jesus" in 1778. Mounted on this spot 1861. Spiked and trunnions broken off by Federal Fleet 1862. Remounted 1928.
 
Erected 1928.
 
Location. 36° 3.402′ N, 76° 36.496′ W. Marker is in Edenton, North Carolina, in Chowan County. Marker is on E. Water Street near between Court St. and Colonial Ave. Click for map. Guns facing the bay. 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. Our Confederate Dead (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Edenton Bell Battery C.S.A. (about 500 feet away); Escape Via Maritime Underground Railroad (about 500 feet away); Edenton (about 600 feet away); Roanoke River Lighthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Francis Corbin (approx. 0.2 miles away); Edenton Tea Party (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dr. Hugh Williamson (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Edenton.
 
Categories. War, US CivilWar, US Revolutionary
 
Revolutionary War Cannons image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, August 12, 2010
2. Revolutionary War Cannons
Edenton Harbor image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, August 12, 2010
3. Edenton Harbor
Bought in France for N.C. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, August 12, 2010
4. Bought in France for N.C. Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 680 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. 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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