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Near Windsor in Bertie County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Roanoke River

 
 
Roanoke River Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 9, 2013
1. Roanoke River Marker
Inscription. Early channel of trade, its valley long an area of plantations. Frequent floods until 1952; since controlled by Kerr Dam. Old name was "Moratuck".
 
Erected 1973 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number A-48.)
 
Location. 35° 51.636′ N, 77° 2.374′ W. Marker is near Windsor, North Carolina, in Bertie County. Marker is on East Boulevard (U.S. 17/13) 0.8 miles north of East Main Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Windsor NC 27983, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Asa Biggs House (approx. one mile away); Skewarkee Primitive Baptist Church (approx. 2 miles away); Skewarkey Church (approx. 2 miles away); Fort Branch (approx. 8.7 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Branch (approx. 10.3 miles away); Eden House Root Cellar (approx. 10.6 miles away); Roanoke/Cashie River Center Grave Site (approx. 10.6 miles away); Wellington and Powell Railroad (approx. 10.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Windsor.
 
More about this marker. There is another marker on the south end of the bridge, could not take picture
Roanoke River Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 9, 2013
2. Roanoke River Marker
due to high traffic flow.
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 11, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 339 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 11, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. photo of Southbound south end of bridge marker • Can you help?
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