Edenton in Chowan County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
First Post Road
The road from New England to Charleston, over which mail was first carried regularly in North Carolina, 1738-39, passed near this spot.
Erected 1942 by Department of Conservation and Development and the State Historical Commission. (Marker Number A 25.)
Location. 36° 4.201′ N, 76° 36.344′ W. Marker is in Edenton, North Carolina, in Chowan County. Marker is at the intersection of Virginia Road (State Highway 32) and Badham Road, on the left when traveling south on Virginia Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Edenton NC 27932, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Harriet Jacobs (approx. 0.6 miles away); Edenton United Methodist Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); St Paul's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Henderson Walker (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Iredell House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Joseph Hewes (approx. 0.6 miles away); Samuel Johnston (approx. 0.6 miles away); James Iredell (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Edenton.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Roads & Vehicles •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 206 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.