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Roper in Washington County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Buncombe Hall

 
 
Buncombe Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 28, 2012
1. Buncombe Hall Marker
Inscription. The home of Col. Edward Buncombe of the Continental Line, who was captured at Germantown and died a prisoner in 1778, stood one mi. N.
 
Erected 1942 by Department of Conservation and Development. (Marker Number B 23.)
 
Location. 35° 52.538′ N, 76° 37.129′ W. Marker is in Roper, North Carolina, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Buncombe Avenue (State Highway 32) and Cross Road, on the right when traveling west on Buncombe Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Roper NC 27970, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sleepy Hollow (a few steps from this marker); St. Luke's Episcopal Church (approx. 1.6 miles away); Mackeys Ferry (approx. 3.8 miles away); a different marker also named Mackeys Ferry (approx. 3.8 miles away); Battle of Plymouth (approx. 6 miles away); Ransom's Assault (approx. 6.4 miles away); Naval Action (approx. 6.8 miles away); Fort Compher Battlefield (approx. 6.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Roper.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Buncombe Ave & Cross Rd image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 28, 2012
2. Buncombe Ave & Cross Rd
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 1, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 243 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 1, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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