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Near Calabash in Brunswick County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

First Post Road

 
 
First Post Road Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, January 15, 2008
1. First Post Road Marker
Inscription.  The road from New England to Charleston, over which mail was first carried regularly in North Carolina, 1738–39, passed near this spot.
 
Erected 1942 by State Historical Commission. (Marker Number D-30.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History, and the Postal Mail and Philately series lists.
 
Location. 33° 53.744′ N, 78° 35.502′ W. Marker is near Calabash, North Carolina, in Brunswick County. Marker is on U.S. 17 near the South Carolina line, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Calabash NC 28467, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. South Carolina / North Carolina (within shouting distance of this marker); Boundary House (approx. 0.3 miles away in South Carolina); a different marker also named Boundary House
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(approx. ¾ mile away); Rev. George Whitefield (approx. 1.8 miles away in South Carolina); Rebecca Randall Bryan (approx. 1.8 miles away in South Carolina); Honor America's Veterans (approx. 4.7 miles away); Fort Randall (approx. 5 miles away in South Carolina); Sonny’s Pavilion (approx. 5.6 miles away in South Carolina).
 
Regarding First Post Road. Through the Carolinas, present-day Route 17 roughly follows the First Post Road.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
First Post Road Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, January 15, 2008
2. First Post Road Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 16, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 2,081 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 16, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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