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Near Madison in Rockingham County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Slink Shoal Sluice

 
 
Slink Shoal Sluice Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kathy Walker, May 7, 2009
1. Slink Shoal Sluice Marker
Inscription.  Dan River improvements built 1820s by Roanoke Navigation Co. include sluice & wing dams ¼ mi. E. Rebuilt, 1880s.
 
Erected 1990 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number J-90.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & ViaductsWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list.
 
Location. 36° 22.856′ N, 79° 56.488′ W. Marker is near Madison, North Carolina, in Rockingham County. Marker is on U.S. 220, half a mile north of NC Hwy 704, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Madison NC 27025, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Madison Town Clock (approx. one mile away); Law Office of Alfred Moore Scales (approx. 1.2 miles away); Scales Law Office (approx. 1.2 miles away); Confederate Arms Factory (approx. 1.4 miles away); Robert Opie Lindsay (approx. 2½ miles away); Alexander Martin
Slink Shoal Sluice Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, February 3, 2013
2. Slink Shoal Sluice Marker
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(approx. 2.7 miles away); Stephen A. Douglas (approx. 4.9 miles away); Wentworth Methodist Church (approx. 9.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Madison.
 
Slink Shoal Sluice Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kathy Walker, May 7, 2009
3. Slink Shoal Sluice Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 11, 2009, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,247 times since then and 88 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on May 11, 2009, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia.   2. submitted on February 3, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   3. submitted on May 11, 2009, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 5, 2022