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Hertford in Perquimans County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

George Durant

1632-1694

 
 
George Durant Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Thomson
1. George Durant Marker
Inscription.  Pioneer settler in the Albemarle, about 1662. Speaker of the Assembly. Site of home 20 miles east, at Durant's Neck.
 
Erected 2003 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number A-3.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraGovernment & PoliticsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1662.
 
Location. 36° 12.233′ N, 76° 26.867′ W. Marker is in Hertford, North Carolina, in Perquimans County. Marker is at the intersection of Ocean Highway (U.S. 17) and New Hope Road, on the right when traveling north on Ocean Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hertford NC 27944, 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. Ann Marwood Durant (here, next to this marker); Quaker Activity (approx. 0.8 miles away); John Harvey (approx. 1˝ miles away); John Skinner (approx. 1˝ miles away); Edmundson-Fox Memorial
George Durant and Ann Marwood Durant markers image. Click for full size.
By James Thomson, January 29, 2011
2. George Durant and Ann Marwood Durant markers
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(approx. 1.6 miles away); A Rare Monument (approx. 1.7 miles away); First Assembly (approx. 7˝ miles away); Stephen B. Weeks (approx. 7.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hertford.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 29, 2011, by James Thomson of Chesapeake, United States. This page has been viewed 637 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 29, 2011, by James Thomson of Chesapeake, United States. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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