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

Dismal Swamp Canal

 
 
Dismal Swamp Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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 and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War of 1812Waterways & 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 1790.
 
Location. 36° 26.816′ N, 76° 19.648′ W. Marker is in South Mills, 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
Dismal Swamp Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, June 23, 2012
2. Dismal Swamp Canal Marker
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marker also named Dismal Swamp Canal (approx. 4.4 miles 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 South Mills.
 
Dismal Swamp Canal image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher
3. Dismal Swamp Canal
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 25, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 553 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 25, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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Jun. 29, 2022