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Edenton in Chowan County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Mackeys Ferry

 
 
Mackeys Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Sandra Hughes, August 12, 2010
1. Mackeys Ferry Marker
Inscription.  Established 1735 over Albemarle Sound, succeeding Bells Ferry. Discontinued in 1938. Northern Terminus was four blocks south.
 
Erected 1942 by State Historic Commission. (Marker Number A-27.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1735.
 
Location. 36° 3.606′ N, 76° 36.596′ W. Marker is in Edenton, North Carolina, in Chowan County. Marker is at the intersection of West Queen Street and South Broad Street, on the right when traveling east on West Queen Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Edenton NC 27932, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James Iredell, Jr (within shouting distance of this marker); Edenton Tea Party (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Barker House (about 400 feet away); Francis Corbin (about 400 feet away); Dr. Hugh Williamson (about 500 feet away);
Mackeys Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, June 28, 2012
2. Mackeys Ferry Marker
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Chowan County Courthouse (about 500 feet away); Thomas Child (about 500 feet away); Joseph Hewes (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Edenton.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 27, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 621 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 27, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA.   2. submitted on July 1, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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May. 21, 2022