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Elizabeth City in Pasquotank County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Pasquotank County Courthouse 1882

 
 
Pasquotank County Courthouse 1882 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 23, 2012
1. Pasquotank County Courthouse 1882 Marker
Inscription.  Fifth Courthouse in County; second on this site. Replaced wooden building erected about 1799 and burned during Federal occupation of the City, 1862. Records dating from about 1700 were saved by Arthur Jones and hidden in a barn until end of war.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 36° 18.015′ N, 76° 13.356′ W. Marker is in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, in Pasquotank County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street and North Elliot Street, on the right when traveling west on East Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Elizabeth City NC 27909, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic Events in Pasquotank (here, next to this marker); World Wars I and II Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); A Town Divided (within shouting distance of this marker); Elizabeth City Confederate Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named A Town Divided
Pasquotank County Courthouse 1882 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 23, 2012
2. Pasquotank County Courthouse 1882 Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named A Town Divided (within shouting distance of this marker); W. O. Saunders (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elizabeth City.
 
Corporal S.E. Perry gravesite image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 23, 2012
3. Corporal S.E. Perry gravesite
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 25, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 407 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 25, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.   3. submitted on June 26, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.
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