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

“Land of Eden”

 
 
“Land of Eden” Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
1. “Land of Eden” Marker
Inscription.
Near here ran southern
line of estate of
Wm. Byrd, Virginia
planter, author, and
surveyor of Va. – N.C.
boundary line, 1728.

 
Erected 1948 by Archives, Conservation, and Highway Departments. (Marker Number J 25.)
 
Location. 36° 29.508′ N, 79° 45.757′ W. Marker is in Eden, North Carolina, in Rockingham County. Marker is at the intersection of Boone Road (State Highway Old 770) and N Bridge Street, on the left when traveling north on Boone Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Eden NC 27289, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. “River boat Men: Dan River, 1792 – 1892” (approx. 0.2 miles away); Annie Eliza Johns (approx. mile away); Leaksville Landing (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dan River (approx. 0.4 miles away); Luther H. Hodges (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named “Land of Eden” (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Land of Eden (approx. 0.6 miles away); Leaksville Cotton Mill (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Eden.
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
“Land of Eden” Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
2. “Land of Eden” Marker
“Land of Eden” Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
3. “Land of Eden” Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 237 times since then and 20 times this year. Last updated on . Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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