Windsor in Bertie County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Passing through the Historic district one sees stately homes many of which were built in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Windsor has served as the county seat of Bertie County since 1794 when the courthouse and prison were moved by the Assembly from the old town of Cashy. It continues as the county seat and the center of an agricultural and industrial economy based on farm products and the timber industry.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1768.
Location. 35° 59.64′ N, 76° 56.561′ W. Marker is in Windsor, North Carolina, in Bertie County. Marker is at the intersection of South King Street and East Water Street (U.S. 17) on South King Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Windsor NC 27983, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gray’s Landing (here, next to this marker); The Battle of Windsor (here, next to this marker); Engagement at Windsor (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wellington and Powell Railroad (approx. 0.2 miles away); Roanoke/Cashie River Center Grave Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); Eden House Root Cellar (approx. 0.2 miles away); WWII POW Camp (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Blount (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Windsor.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 29, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 641 times since then and 88 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 29, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.