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Buncombe Hall

 
 
Buncombe Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, June 28, 2012
1. Buncombe Hall Marker
Inscription.  The home of Col. Edward Buncombe of the Continental Line, who was captured at Germantown and died a prisoner in 1778, stood one mi. N.
 
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. This marker has been replaced by another marker nearby. It was located near 35° 52.538′ N, 76° 37.129′ W. Marker was in Roper, North Carolina, in Washington County. Marker was 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 was 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 location, measured as the crow flies. Edward Buncombe (here, next to this marker); Sleepy Hollow (a few steps from this marker); St. Luke's Episcopal Church
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(approx. 1.6 miles away); Mackeys Ferry (approx. 3.8 miles away); Battle of Plymouth (approx. 6 miles away); Naval Action (approx. 6.8 miles away); Fort Compher Battlefield (approx. 6.9 miles away); Battle of Plymouth Memorial (approx. 6.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Roper.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. New Marker At This Location titled "Edward Buncombe".
 
Buncombe Ave & Cross Rd image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, June 28, 2012
2. Buncombe Ave & Cross Rd
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 22, 2023. It was originally submitted on July 1, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 500 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 1, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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