Roper in Washington County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 1942 by Department of Conservation and Development. (Marker Number B-23.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, 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 1778.
Location. 35° 52.538′ N, 76° 37.129′ W. Marker is in Roper, North Carolina, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Buncombe Avenue (State Highway 32) and Cross Road, on the right when traveling west on Buncombe Avenue. 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 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sleepy Hollow (a few steps from this marker); St. Luke's Episcopal Church (approx. 1.6 miles away); Mackeys Ferry (approx. 3.8 miles away); a different marker also named Mackeys Ferry (approx. 3.8 miles away); Battle of PlymouthRansom's Assault (approx. 6.4 miles away); Naval Action (approx. 6.8 miles away); Fort Compher Battlefield (approx. 6.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Roper.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 1, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 353 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 1, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.