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Skinnersville in Washington County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Pearidge

Saharah Plantation

 
 
Pearidge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 28, 2012
1. Pearidge Marker
Inscription. 1837-1840 Josiah Collins & Ebenezer Pettigrew purchased 500 acres of land, planted 40,000 mulberry trees and raised silk worms for the silk business.

S.S. Simmons Fishery circa 1835
Piney Grove Freewill Baptist Church circa 1895
Sound Post Office circa 1903
Piney Grove School circa 1910
 
Erected 1999 by Washington Co. Bicentennial Commission.
 
Location. 35° 57.515′ N, 76° 29.367′ W. Marker is in Skinnersville, North Carolina, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 32 and Breezy Banks Road, on the left when traveling north on State Highway 32. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Roper NC 27970, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rehoboth Church (approx. 2.3 miles away); Mackeys Ferry (approx. 6.1 miles away); The Davenport Home (approx. 6.5 miles away); Davenport Homestead (approx. 6.5 miles away); a different marker also named Mackeys Ferry (approx. 7.3 miles away); Lake Company (approx. 8.1 miles away); Concord Primitive Baptist Church (approx. 8.1 miles away); James Johnston Pettigrew (approx. 8.1 miles away).
 
Categories. AgricultureSettlements & Settlers
 
Pearidge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 28, 2012
2. Pearidge Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 234 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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