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Pittsboro in Chatham County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Captain Johnston Blakeley

 
 
Captain Johnston Blakeley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, July 10, 2010
1. Captain Johnston Blakeley Marker
Inscription.  After many victories, War of 1812, was lost at sea with his sloop Wasp. Lived at "Rock-Rest" 3 miles east.
 
Erected 1937 by State Historical Commission. (Marker Number H 10.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War of 1812Waterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 35° 48.83′ N, 79° 15.2′ W. Marker is in Pittsboro, North Carolina, in Chatham County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 87 and East Perry Road/Chicken Bridge Road, on the right when traveling north on State Highway 87. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pittsboro NC 27312, 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. Uncle Eli's Quilting Party (approx. 6.9 miles away); Lindley's Mill (approx. 7.1 miles away); General John Butler (approx. 7.2 miles away); The Battle of Lindley's Mill (approx. 7.2 miles away); September 13, 1781 (approx. 7.3 miles away); Ernest Peter Dixon
Captain Johnston Blakeley Marker at Intersection image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, July 10, 2010
2. Captain Johnston Blakeley Marker at Intersection
(approx. 7.4 miles away); Spring Friends Meeting (approx. 7.4 miles away); The Battle of Lindley's Mill Memorial (approx. 7.4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Biography of Johnston Blakeley. Part of the North Carolina History Project Website. (Submitted on July 21, 2010, by Patrick G. Jordan of Graham, North Carolina.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 21, 2010, by Patrick G. Jordan of Graham, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 597 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 21, 2010, by Patrick G. Jordan of Graham, North Carolina. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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