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

Leaksville Landing

 
 
Leaksville Landing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
1. Leaksville Landing Marker
Inscription.
Port for bateau trade
on Dan River. Improved
by Roanoke Navigation
Company, 1820s. Ruins
visible at low water.
200 yards west.

 
Erected 1990 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number J 91.)
 
Location. 36° 29.173′ N, 79° 45.835′ W. Marker is in Eden, North Carolina, in Rockingham County. Marker is on S Hamilton Street (State Highway Old 87), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located on the north side of the Dan River. Marker is in this post office area: Eden NC 27289, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dan River (within shouting distance of this marker); “River boat Men: Dan River, 1792 – 1892” (approx. mile away); “Land of Eden” (approx. 0.4 miles away); Annie Eliza Johns (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named “Land of Eden” (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Land of Eden (approx. 0.8 miles away); Luther H. Hodges (approx. 0.8 miles away); Leaksville Cotton Mill (approx. 1.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Eden.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels
 
Leaksville Landing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
2. Leaksville Landing Marker
Marker on S Hamilton Street image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
3. Marker on S Hamilton Street
Dan River image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
4. Dan River
Leaksville Landing was located on the Dan River, near where this photo was taken.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 237 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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