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

Shallotte

 
 
Shallotte Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, February 27, 2010
1. Shallotte Marker
Inscription. Established late 1700’s. Incorporated March6, 1899. The Shallotte River was navigated by commercial sailing vessels until the 1920’s when the roads were built. First church building erected on this site circa 1799.
 
Erected 1995 by Shallotte Centennial Committee, on December 4.
 
Location. 33° 58.344′ N, 78° 23.178′ W. Marker is in Shallotte, North Carolina, in Brunswick County. Marker is on Main Street (Business U.S. 17) south of Mulberry Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4807 Main St, Shallotte NC 28470, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Washington’s Southern Tour (approx. 3.7 miles away); Honor America's Veterans (approx. 9.4 miles away); Boundary House (approx. 12.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Welcome to the Town of Shallotte. “In the early years, residents relied on agriculture, fishing and a bustling waterfront full of flatboats, rafts, and other small watercrafts used to transport goods to and from this rural part of Brunswick County. According to some accounts, the Town received its name from a traveler
Shallotte Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, February 27, 2010
2. Shallotte Marker
who crossed the river by ferry and referred to the river as ‘Charlotte’ River. The Charlotte River later took on the name of the Shallotte River. The Town was later called Shallotte.” (Submitted on March 20, 2010.) 
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Settlements & Settlers
 
Camp United Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, February 27, 2010
3. Camp United Methodist Church
This is the church now located on this site.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 20, 2010, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 910 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 20, 2010, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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