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

Stamp Act

 
 
Stamp Act Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, January 15, 2008
1. Stamp Act Marker
Inscription. Resisted by armed band, Feb., 1766, at Brunswick, where royal governor Tryon lived. Site 18 mi. south.
 
Erected 1936 by Department of Conservation and Development. (Marker Number D-4.)
 
Location. 34° 13.74′ N, 77° 59.388′ W. Marker is near Belville, North Carolina, in Brunswick County. Marker is on River Road SE (State Highway 133) south of U.S. 17, on the right. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Leland NC 28451, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Alfred Moore (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Howe (within shouting distance of this marker); Orton (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Anderson (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); USS North Carolina (approx. 2 miles away); U.S.S. North Carolina Battleship Memorial (approx. 2.1 miles away); Beery's Shipyard (approx. 2.3 miles away); William Tryon (approx. 2.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Belville.
 
More about this marker. Brunswick Town is approx. 14 miles from this marker, not 18. This marker must have been originally erected 4+ miles further north.
 
Also see . . .
Stamp Act Marker, Second of Seven in a Row image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, January 15, 2008
2. Stamp Act Marker, Second of Seven in a Row
 The Stamp Act of 1765. Account of the Stamp Act in the Carolinas. (Submitted on March 20, 2008.) 
 
Additional keywords. Royal Governor William Tyron
 
Categories. Colonial EraWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,641 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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