Roanoke Rapids in Halifax County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 1948 by Archives, Conservation and Highway Departments. (Marker Number E 34.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1834.
Location. 36° 28.459′ N, 77° 38.834′ W. Marker is in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, in Halifax County. Marker is at the intersection of Roanoke Avenue (State Highway 48) and Jackson Street Extended, on the right when traveling south on Roanoke Avenue. Located at the Roanoke Canal Museum. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Roanoke Rapids NC 27870, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Batteaux and Batteauxmen (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Roanoke Canal (within shouting distance of this marker); The Batteaux (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Lock in Action – Step By Step (about 300 feet away); The Batteauxmen (about First Kraft Pulp in United States (approx. ¼ mile away); Benjamin S. Turner (approx. 3.3 miles away); Allen Jones (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Roanoke Rapids.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 28, 2012, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 376 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 28, 2012, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.