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Near Corapeake in Gates County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

George Washington

 
 
George Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Laura Troy, October 1, 2007
1. George Washington Marker
Inscription.  George Washington owned a tract of land nearby. He surveyed and formed a company to drain a part of the Dismal Swamp, 1763.
 
Erected 1939. (Marker Number A-17.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington, and the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1763.
 
Location. 36° 29.04′ N, 76° 34.702′ W. Marker is near Corapeake, North Carolina, in Gates County. Marker is on Highway 32 N (State Highway 32) south of Folly Road (County Road 1002), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Corapeake NC 27926, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Post Road (approx. 3˝ miles away); North Carolina / Virginia (approx. 4.6 miles away); Nansemond County Virginia / North Carolina (approx. 4.6 miles away in Virginia); Reid's Grove School (approx. 10.9 miles away); William P. Roberts
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(approx. 11.2 miles away); Gates County Confederate Monument (approx. 11.2 miles away); Gates County Courthouse (approx. 11.2 miles away); Dismal Town (approx. 11.4 miles away in Virginia). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Corapeake.
 
More about this marker. There is not really any area to park to view this marker.
 
George Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Laura Troy, October 1, 2007
2. George Washington Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 2, 2007, by Laura Troy of Burke, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,390 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 2, 2007, by Laura Troy of Burke, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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