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Eden in Rockingham County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Barnett Canal

 
 
Barnett Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
1. Barnett Canal Marker
Inscription.
Built here in 1813 by
James Barnett. Later it
powered the largest
continuously operating
textile complex in the
northern piedmont.

 
Erected 1989 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number J 88.)
 
Location. 36° 30.282′ N, 79° 45.553′ W. Marker is in Eden, North Carolina, in Rockingham County. Marker is on Church Street (State Highway 700) west of Boone Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located just west of the traffic circle. Marker is in this post office area: Eden NC 27289, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Leaksville Cotton Mill (within shouting distance of this marker); Calcium Carbide (within shouting distance of this marker); Luther H. Hodges (approx. half a mile away); “Land of Eden” (approx. 0.9 miles away); Annie Eliza Johns (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named “Land of Eden” (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Land of Eden (approx. one mile away); “River boat Men: Dan River, 1792 – 1892” (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eden.
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
Barnett Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
2. Barnett Canal Marker
Marker in Eden image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
3. Marker in Eden
Barnett Canal seen from the Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
4. Barnett Canal seen from the Marker
Remains of Barnett Canal Lock image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
5. Remains of Barnett Canal Lock
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 5, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 235 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 5, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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