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Eden in Rockingham County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

“Land of Eden”

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
1. “Land of Eden” Marker
Inscription.  
20,000-acre estate of
William Byrd, Virginia
planter, author,
surveyor of VA.-N.C. line,
1728. S.W. corner here.

 
Erected 1936 by State Historical Commission. (Marker Number J 7.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1728.
 
Location. 36° 29.729′ N, 79° 46.373′ W. Marker is in Eden, North Carolina, in Rockingham County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: S Hamilton Street, Eden NC 27289, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Land of Eden (here, next to this marker); Annie Eliza Johns (approx. 0.4 miles away); “River boat Men: Dan River, 1792 – 1892” (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named “Land of Eden” (approx. 0.6 miles away); Luther H. Hodges (approx. 0.7 miles away); Leaksville Landing (approx. 0.8 miles away); Dan River (approx. 0.8 miles away); Leaksville Cotton Mill (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eden.
 
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By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
2. “Land of Eden” Marker
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By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
3. “Land of Eden” Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 5, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 310 times since then and 2 times this year. Last updated on February 5, 2013. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 5, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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