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

Dempsey Burgess

 
 
Dempsey Burgess Marker image. Click for full size.
By Laura Troy, October 1, 2007
1. Dempsey Burgess Marker
Inscription. Member of provincial congresses, 1775–1776; lieutenant colonel of militia in Revolution; Congressman, 1795–99. Grave is 7 miles S.E.
 
Erected 1948 by Archives Conservation and Highway Department. (Marker Number A29.)
 
Location. 36° 19.656′ N, 76° 10.237′ W. Marker is in Camden, North Carolina, in Camden County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 343 and NC Highway 34 North (U.S. 158), on the left on State Highway 343. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Camden NC 27921, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Camden County Courthouse (approx. ¼ mile away); A Town Divided (approx. 3.1 miles away); Wright Brothers in the Albemarle (approx. 3.1 miles away); a different marker also named Wright Brothers in the Albemarle (approx. 3.4 miles away); Battle of Elizabeth City (approx. 3.4 miles away); Pasquotank River (approx. 3.4 miles away); a different marker also named A Town Divided (approx. 3.4 miles away); Culpepper’s Rebellion (approx. 3.4 miles away).
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Us 158 & Nc 343 image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 23, 2012
2. Us 158 & Nc 343
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 1, 2007, by Laura Troy of Burke, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,795 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 1, 2007, by Laura Troy of Burke, Virginia.   2. submitted on June 26, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
 
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