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Coinjock in Currituck County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal

 
 
Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
circa June 1999
1. Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal Marker
Inscription.  Constructed 1855~59 by steam dredges to assist commerce. Now part of Intracoastal Waterway. N.C. Cut 5 miles long.
 
Erected 1991 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number A-76.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list.
 
Location. 36° 20.609′ N, 75° 57.478′ W. Marker is in Coinjock, North Carolina, in Currituck County. Marker is on Caratoke Highway (U.S. 158) north of the Joseph Palmer Knapp Bridge. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Coinjock NC 27923, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. American Liberty Anniversary Elm (approx. half a mile away); Currituck County Veterans Memorial Park (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal (approx. half a mile away); Hijacking Maple Leaf (approx. 5.4 miles away);
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Indiantown (approx. 6.4 miles away); Ray T. Adam's Landing Strip (approx. 7.2 miles away); The Whalehead Club Restoration (approx. 7.2 miles away); Duck Blinds (approx. 7.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coinjock.
 
Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
circa June 1999
2. Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 9, 2008, by M. L. 'Mitch' Gambrell of Taylors, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,307 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 9, 2008, by M. L. 'Mitch' Gambrell of Taylors, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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