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Near Rocky Point in Pender County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Edward Moseley

 
 
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By J. J. Prats, February 27, 2010
1. Edward Moseley Marker
Inscription. Acting governor, 1724, president of the Council, speaker of the Assembly, leader of popular party. His home, “Moseley Hall,” was two miles east.
 
Erected 1951 by Archives, Conservation and Highway Departments. (Marker Number D-46.)
 
Location. 34° 28.45′ N, 77° 53.233′ W. Marker is near Rocky Point, North Carolina, in Pender County. Marker is on U.S. 117 south of Double Eagle Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rocky Point NC 28457, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Samuel Ashe (approx. 0.3 miles away); William S. Ashe (approx. 0.3 miles away); General John Ashe (approx. 1.7 miles away); Alexander Lillington (approx. 2.4 miles away); Stag Park (approx. 4.4 miles away); George Burrington (approx. 4.4 miles away); S. S. Satchwell (approx. 5.6 miles away); Our Heroes (approx. 5.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rocky Point.
 
Also see . . .
1. Edward Moseley. Wikipedia entry. “Edward Moseley (born c. 1682 in England - died 11 July 1749), was the Surveyor General of North Carolina from about 1710 and the first
Edward Moseley Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, February 27, 2010
2. Edward Moseley Marker
colonial Treasurer of North Carolina starting in 1715. He was responsible (with William Byrd II) for surveying the boundary between North Carolina and Virginia in 1728. He was also Speaker of the North Carolina House of Burgesses (the lower house of the legislature) for several terms, as he was consistently re-elected by the people's party. He briefly acted as Governor of North Carolina while Gov. George Burrington was traveling out of the province.” (Submitted on April 16, 2010.) 

2. The 1733 Edward Moseley Map of North Carolina. “The East Carolina University copy of the Moseley Map is the only known original print of this historic map in the United States. Their copy was donated by Mrs. John W. Graham of Edenton and is on permanent display in the reading room of the East Carolina Manuscript Collection in J.Y. Joyner Library.” (Submitted on April 16, 2010.) 
 
Categories. Colonial Era
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 16, 2010, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 917 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 16, 2010, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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