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Near Elizabeth City in Pasquotank County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

First Assembly

 
 
First Assembly Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 18, 2021
1. First Assembly Marker
Inscription.  In 1665 the Albemarle County Assembly, the initial lawmaking body in Carolina, met in this area. Convened by Wm. Drummond, governor.
 
Erected 2002 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number A13.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraGovernment & Politics.
 
Location. 36° 14.891′ N, 76° 19.467′ W. Marker is near Elizabeth City, North Carolina, in Pasquotank County. Marker is on Old Okisko Road (U.S. 17) 0.1 miles north of Oskisko Road (County Road 1140), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 804 Old Okisko Rd, Elizabeth City NC 27909, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stephen B. Weeks (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Nathaniel Batts Land Grant (approx. 4 miles away); Peter Weddick Moore (approx. 6.1 miles away); Norfolk Southern Passenger Station (approx. 6.1 miles away); George W. Brooks (approx. 6.2 miles away); Mount Lebanon Church
First Assembly Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 18, 2021
2. First Assembly Marker
(approx. 6.4 miles away); Elizabeth City State University (approx. 6.4 miles away); Shepard / S Road Streets (approx. 6.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elizabeth City.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 21, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 30 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 21, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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