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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. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraGovernment & PoliticsSettlements & Settlers.
 
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 14 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 (approx. 1.6 miles away); A Rare Monument (approx.
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
1.7 miles away); First Post Road (approx. 12.8 miles away); Edenton Cotton Mill (approx. 13.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hertford.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 29, 2011, by James Thomson of Chesapeake, United States. This page has been viewed 574 times since then and 8 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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