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Near Roper in Washington County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Mackeys Ferry

 
 
Mackeys Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 28, 2012
1. Mackeys Ferry Marker
Inscription.  Established 1735 over Albemarle Sound, succeeding Bells Ferry. Discontinued in 1938. Southern terminus was 3 miles northwest.
 
Erected 1957 by Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number B 22.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 35° 55.521′ N, 76° 35.402′ W. Marker is near Roper, North Carolina, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 32 and Mackeys Road (State Highway 308), on the right when traveling west on State Highway 32. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Roper NC 27970, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Mackeys Ferry (approx. 1˝ miles away); St. Luke's Episcopal Church (approx. 2.8 miles away); Buncombe Hall (approx. 3.8 miles away); Sleepy Hollow (approx. 3.8 miles away); Rehoboth Church (approx. 3.9 miles away); Pearidge (approx. 6.1 miles away); Battle of Plymouth
NC 32 & Mackeys Rd image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 28, 2012
2. NC 32 & Mackeys Rd
(approx. 8.7 miles away); Davenport Homestead (approx. 8.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Roper.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 1, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 292 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 1, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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