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

Weapemeoc

 
 
Weapemeoc Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, June 28, 2012
1. Weapemeoc Marker
Inscription.  The principal town of the Weapemeoc Indians, visited by Ralph Lane and his colonists in 1585-1586, stood near present-day Edenton.
 
Erected 1990 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number A-46.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1585.
 
Location. 36° 3.695′ N, 76° 37.04′ W. Marker is in Edenton, North Carolina, in Chowan County. Marker is at the intersection of West Queen Street (Business U.S. 17) and Dickinson Street, on the right when traveling east on West Queen Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Thomas Child (approx. 0.3 miles away); Mackeys Ferry (approx. 0.4 miles away); James Iredell, Jr (approx. half a mile away); Edenton Tea Party (approx. half a mile away); St. Paul's Episcopal Church
West Queen Street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, June 28, 2012
2. West Queen Street
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(approx. half a mile away); Barker House (approx. half a mile away); Francis Corbin (approx. half a mile away); Roanoke River Lighthouse (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Edenton.
 
 
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 432 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 1, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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May. 26, 2022