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Near Corapeake in Gates County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

George Washington

 
 
George Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Laura Troy, October 1, 2007
1. George Washington Marker
Inscription. George Washington owned a tract of land nearby. He surveyed and formed a company to drain a part of the Dismal Swamp, 1763.
 
Erected 1939. (Marker Number A-17.)
 
Location. 36° 29.04′ N, 76° 34.702′ W. Marker is near Corapeake, North Carolina, in Gates County. Marker is on Highway 32 N (State Highway 32) south of Folly Road (County Road 1002), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Corapeake NC 27926, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Post Road (approx. 3.5 miles away); North Carolina / Virginia (approx. 4.6 miles away); Nansemond County Virginia/North Carolina (approx. 4.6 miles away in Virginia); Reid's Grove School (approx. 10.9 miles away); William P. Roberts (approx. 11.2 miles away); Gates County Confederate Monument (approx. 11.2 miles away); Gates County Courthouse (approx. 11.2 miles away); Dismal Town (approx. 11.4 miles away in Virginia). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Corapeake.
 
More about this marker. There is not really any area to park to view this marker.
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
George Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Laura Troy, October 1, 2007
2. George Washington Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 2, 2007, by Laura Troy of Burke, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,158 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 2, 2007, by Laura Troy of Burke, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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