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Near Calabash in Brunswick County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

North Carolina / South Carolina

 
 
North Carolina Face of Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, January 15, 2008
1. North Carolina Face of Marker
Inscription. North Carolina. Colonized, 1585–87, by first English settlers in America; permanently settled c. 1650; first to vote readiness for Independence, Apr. 12, 1776.

South Carolina. Formed in 1712 from pat of Carolina, which was chartered in 1663, it was first settled by the English in 1670. One of the 13 original states.
 
Erected 1941 by Department of Conservation and Historic Resources. (Marker Number D-29.)
 
Location. 33° 53.737′ N, 78° 35.508′ W. Marker is near Calabash, North Carolina, in Brunswick County. Marker is on U.S. 17 near the South Carolina line, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Calabash NC 28467, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Post Road (a few steps from this marker); South Carolina / North Carolina (within shouting distance of this marker); Boundary House (approx. 0.7 miles away in South Carolina);
South Carolina Face of Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, January 15, 2008
2. South Carolina Face of Marker
a different marker also named Boundary House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Rebecca Randall Bryan (approx. 1.8 miles away in South Carolina); George Whitefield (approx. 4.1 miles away in South Carolina but has been reported missing); Fort Randall (approx. 5 miles away in South Carolina); Sonny’s Pavilion (approx. 5.5 miles away in South Carolina). Click for a list of all markers in Calabash.
 
More about this marker. This two-faced marker is facing the wrong way. Typically markers at state and county borders are erected so that the face seen by the motorists describes the jurisdiction they are entering. With this marker, drivers entering North Carolina see the South Carolina face. Marker was moved to this location when the highway was widened.
 
Categories. Political Subdivisions
 
North Carolina / South Carolina Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, January 15, 2008
3. North Carolina / South Carolina Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,440 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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