Edenton in Chowan County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
First Post Road
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 Department of Conservation and Development and the State Historical Commission. (Marker Number A 25.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Roads & Vehicles.
Location. 36° 4.201′ N, 76° 36.344′ W. Marker is in Edenton, North Carolina, in Chowan County. Marker is at the intersection of Virginia Road (State Highway 32) and Badham Road, on the left when traveling south on Virginia Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Edenton NC 27932, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Harriet Jacobs (approx. 0.6 miles away); Edenton United Methodist Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); St Paul's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Henderson Walker (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Iredell House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Joseph Hewes (approx. Samuel Johnston (approx. 0.6 miles away); James Iredell (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Edenton.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 20, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 295 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 20, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.