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Near Pinnacle in Stokes County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Bean Shoals Canal

 
 
Bean Shoals Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Abel, January 7, 2011
1. Bean Shoals Canal Marker
Inscription. Attempted ca. 1820-25 by Hiram Jennings for Yadkin Navigation Co. Hamilton Fulton was consultant. Never completed. Ruins located 5 miles S.W.
 
Erected 1989 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number J 68.)
 
Location. 36° 18.939′ N, 80° 26.38′ W. Marker is near Pinnacle, North Carolina, in Stokes County. Marker is on Perch Road 0.2 miles west of U.S. 52, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pinnacle NC 27043, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pilot Mountain (approx. 2.2 miles away); Common High Flyers of Pilot Mountain (approx. 2.8 miles away); Prescribed Fire (approx. 2.8 miles away); Reeves Homeplace (approx. 6.9 miles away); Wright Court House Site 1771-1774 / Richmond Court House Site 1774-1789 (approx. 6.9 miles away); Nazareth Church (approx. 9.4 miles away); Richmond Hill (approx. 10.2 miles away); a different marker also named Richmond Hill (approx. 10.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pinnacle.
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
Bean Shoals Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Abel, January 7, 2011
2. Bean Shoals Canal Marker
Looking east along Perch Road towards the intersection with U.S. 52.
Bean Shoals Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, April 14, 2012
3. Bean Shoals Canal Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 11, 2011, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. This page has been viewed 425 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 11, 2011, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio.   3. submitted on April 14, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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