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Near Swan Quarter in Hyde County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Mattamuskeet

 
 
Mattamuskeet Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, June 28, 2012
1. Mattamuskeet Marker
Inscription.  Largest natural lake in N.C. Center of an Indian reservation, established 1715. Twice drained and farmed. Wildlife refuge since 1934. One mile N.
 
Erected 1995 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number B-42.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Natural Features. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1715.
 
Location. 35° 26.47′ N, 76° 12.618′ W. Marker is near Swan Quarter, North Carolina, in Hyde County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 264 and North Carolina Highway 94, on the right when traveling west on U.S. 264. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Swanquarter NC 27885, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mattamuskeet Nat'l Wildlife Refuge (approx. 2.3 miles away); British Invasion (approx. 7.2 miles away).
 
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Us 264 & Nc 94 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, June 28, 2012
2. Us 264 & Nc 94
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 17, 2024. It was originally submitted on July 1, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 392 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 1, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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