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

Stamp Act

 
 
Stamp Act Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, January 15, 2008
1. Stamp Act Marker
Inscription.  Resisted by armed band, Feb., 1766, at Brunswick, where royal governor Tryon lived. Site 18-3/4 mi. south.
 
Erected 1936 by Department of Conservation and Development. (Marker Number D-4.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1766.
 
Location. 34° 13.74′ N, 77° 59.388′ W. Marker is near Belville, North Carolina, in Brunswick County. Marker is on River Road SE (State Highway 133) south of U.S. 17, on the right. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Leland NC 28451, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Alfred Moore (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Howe (within shouting distance of this marker); Orton (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Anderson (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); USS North Carolina
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(approx. 2 miles away); U.S.S. North Carolina Battleship Memorial (approx. 2.1 miles away); Custom House (approx. 2.3 miles away); William Tryon (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Belville.
 
More about this marker. Brunswick Town is approx. 14 miles from this marker, not 18¾. This marker must have been originally erected 4+ miles further north.
 
Also see . . .  The Stamp Act of 1765. Account of the Stamp Act in the Carolinas. (Submitted on March 20, 2008.) 
 
Additional keywords. Royal Governor William Tyron
 
Stamp Act Marker, Second of Seven in a Row image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, January 15, 2008
2. Stamp Act Marker, Second of Seven in a Row
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 20, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,849 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 20, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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