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

Dismal Swamp Canal

 
 
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By Bernard Fisher, June 23, 2012
1. Dismal Swamp Canal Marker
Inscription.  Connects Albemarle Sound with Chesapeake Bay. Begun 1790; in use by War of 1812.
 
Erected 1936 by State Historical Commission. (Marker Number A 12.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Man-Made FeaturesWar of 1812Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1790.
 
Location. 36° 26.816′ N, 76° 19.648′ W. Marker is in Camden, North Carolina, in Camden County. Marker is on Mullen Street north of Main Street (U.S. 17), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: South Mills NC 27976, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. McBride Church (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battle of South Mills (approx. 0.4 miles away); McBride Colored School (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of South Mills (approx. 2.7 miles away); Eastern North Carolina (approx. 4.4 miles away); a different marker also named Dismal Swamp Canal (approx. 4.4 miles
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By Bernard Fisher, June 23, 2012
2. Dismal Swamp Canal Marker
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away); Seven Patriot Heroes (approx. 9.6 miles away in Virginia); Moycock (approx. 10.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Camden.
 
Dismal Swamp Canal image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher
3. Dismal Swamp Canal
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 25, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 521 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 25, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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