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New Bern in Craven County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

First Post Road

 
 
First Post Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., January 27, 2016
1. First Post Road Marker
Inscription. The road from New England to Charleston, over which mail was first carried regularly in North Carolina, 1738-39, passed near this spot.
 
Erected 1942 by Department of Conservation and Development. (Marker Number C-22.)
 
Location. 35° 6.532′ N, 77° 2.124′ W. Marker is in New Bern, North Carolina, in Craven County. Marker is on East Front Street just south of New Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Bern NC 28560, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. F. M. Simmons (a few steps from this marker); Samuel Cornell (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Baron Christoph von Graffenried (about 300 feet away); Bayard Wootten (about 700 feet away); Graham A. Barden (about 700 feet away); William Gaston (approx. 0.2 miles away); Abner Nash (approx. 0.2 miles away); Richard Dobbs Spaight (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Bern.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Categories. Roads & Vehicles
 
First Post Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., January 27, 2016
2. First Post Road Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 27, 2016, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 230 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 27, 2016, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.
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