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Elizabeth City in Pasquotank County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Historic Events in Pasquotank

 
 
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By Bernard Fisher, June 23, 2012
1. Historic Events in Pasquotank Marker
Inscription.
One of the original precincts of Ancient Albemarle.
First Albemarle Assembly met at Halls Creek 1665.
George Fox established Quaker Church 1672.
Culpepper’s Rebellion began at Enfield 1677.
Charles Griffin opens first school in N.C., 1795.
Nixonton chartered 1758.
Two regiments raised for the Revolutionary War 1776.
Camden County formed from Pasquotank 1777.
Dismal Swamp Canal chartered 1790.
Elizabeth City chartered 1793
 
Location. 36° 18.016′ N, 76° 13.351′ W. Marker is in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, in Pasquotank County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street and North Elliot Street, on the right when traveling west on East Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Elizabeth City NC 27909, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pasquotank County Courthouse 1882 (here, next to this marker); A Town Divided (within shouting distance of this marker); Elizabeth City Confederate Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named A Town Divided (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named A Town Divided
Historic Events in Pasquotank Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 23, 2012
2. Historic Events in Pasquotank Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); W. O. Saunders (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); First School (about 700 feet away); Soybean Processing (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elizabeth City.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 25, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 303 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 25, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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