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Near Morven in Anson County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Sneedsborough

 
 
Sneedsborough Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 6, 2011
1. Sneedsborough Marker
Inscription. Laid out 1795. Promoted as inland port town on Pee Dee River by Archibald D. Murphey. Only graveyard remains, five miles southeast.
 
Erected 1938. (Marker Number K-7.)
 
Location. 34° 51.002′ N, 79° 59.446′ W. Marker is near Morven, North Carolina, in Anson County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 52 and Old Sneedsboro Road (North Carolina Highway 1829), on the right when traveling south on U.S. 52. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Morven NC 28119, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John J. McRae (a few steps from this marker); North Carolina / South Carolina (approx. 3.2 miles away); Pegues Place / Revolutionary Cartel (approx. 6.7 miles away in South Carolina); Samuel Spencer (approx. 8.1 miles away); Henry William Harrington (approx. 8.8 miles away); Thomas Samuel Ashe (approx. 9.2 miles away); Boggan-Hammond House (approx. 9.4 miles away); John Craig House (approx. 9.5 miles away in South Carolina).
 
Also see . . .
1. Anson County Historical Society - Sneedsborough Cemetery. (Submitted on May 10, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. History; Buchanan Shoals - A sportsmans preserve.
Wide view of the Sneedsborough Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 6, 2011
2. Wide view of the Sneedsborough Marker
On the right next to the John J. McRae Marker.
The original town of Sneedsborough was chartered in 1795 on a portion of the land that is currently part of Buchanan Shoals. (Submitted on May 10, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.) 

3. The North Carolina Visitors Center - The People of Sneedsborough. Much has been written about Sneedsborough, but we still know so little. Many of those writings are suppositions rather than factual. (Submitted on May 11, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers
 
Old Sneedsborough Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 6, 2011
3. Old Sneedsborough Cemetery
The last visible remnant of all but forgotten Sneedsborough on land owned by Progress Energy.
The site of Old Sneedsborough image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 6, 2011
4. The site of Old Sneedsborough
The cemetery is all that remains of Sneedsborough, once a town of 500 people and 100 buildings on the Pee Dee River.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 10, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 633 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 10, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
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