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

Chowan County Courthouse

 
 
Chowan County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, June 28, 2012
1. Chowan County Courthouse Marker
Inscription.  Oldest courthouse in use in North Carolina. Built about 1767. Whig centre in Revolution. Stands 3 blocks S.E.
 
Erected 1948 by Archives, Conservation, and Highway Departments. (Marker Number A-11.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraGovernment & PoliticsWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1767.
 
Location. 36° 3.609′ N, 76° 36.5′ W. Marker is in Edenton, North Carolina, in Chowan County. Marker is at the intersection of South Broad Street (Business U.S. 17) and East Queen Street, on the right when traveling north on South Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 S Broad St, Edenton NC 27932, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dr. Hugh Williamson (a few steps from this marker); Barker House (within shouting distance of this marker); Francis Corbin (within shouting distance of this marker); Edenton Tea Party
South Broad Street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, June 28, 2012
2. South Broad Street
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(within shouting distance of this marker); James Iredell (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); James Iredell, Jr (about 300 feet away); Samuel Johnston (about 300 feet away); Joseph Hewes (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Edenton.
 
Chowan County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, June 28, 2012
3. Chowan County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 1, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 389 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 1, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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May. 28, 2022