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Manteo in Dare County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)

Andrew Cartwright

Andrew Cartwright Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin W., July 22, 2008
1. Andrew Cartwright Marker
Inscription.  Agent of the American Colonization Society in Liberia, founded the A. M. E. Zion Churches in Albemarle area. His first church, 1865, near here.
Erected 1965 by Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number B-44.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the African Methodist Episcopal Zion (AME Zion) Church, and the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1865.
Location. 35° 53.426′ N, 75° 39.701′ W. Marker is in Manteo, North Carolina, in Dare County. Marker is at the intersection of North Virginia Dare Avenue (U.S. 64/264) and Russel Twiford Road, on the right when traveling west on North Virginia Dare Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Manteo NC 27954, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Roanoke Island (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Burnside Expedition of 1862 (approx. half a mile away); Red Wolf Country
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(approx. half a mile away); Bowser Family Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Confederate Channel Obstructions (approx. 1.3 miles away); Fort Bartow (approx. 1.3 miles away); Spirit of Roanoke Island (approx. 1.3 miles away); Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manteo.
Additional keywords. African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, AME Zion Church, Black Methodism
Andrew Cartwright Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin W., July 22, 2008
2. Andrew Cartwright Marker
Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 22, 2008. This page has been viewed 1,571 times since then and 146 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 22, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.

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