Near Maysville in Onslow County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
First Post Road
Erected 2008 by Department of Archives and History. (Marker Number C-28.)
Location. 34° 52.954′ N, 77° 14.191′ W. Marker is near Maysville, North Carolina, in Onslow County. Marker is at the intersection of New Bern Highway (U.S. 17) and Boyd Farm Road, on the right when traveling south on New Bern Highway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7460 New Bern Hwy, Maysville NC 28555, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hofmann Forest (approx. 4.9 miles away); James Melville Jones (approx. 4.9 miles away); Julius Valentine Hofmann (approx. 5 miles away); The Foscue Plantation House (approx. 11 miles away); Camp Lejeune (approx. 12.3 miles away); Edward B. Dudley (approx. 12½ miles away); Beirut Memorial (approx. 13.8 miles away); Montford Point (approx. 13.8 miles away).
Regarding First Post Road. Through the Carolinas, present-day Route 17 roughly follows the First Post Road.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 27, 2009, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 563 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 27, 2009, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.