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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Camden County, North Carolina
Adjacent to Camden County, North Carolina
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Early in 1862, Union Gen. Ambrose E. Burnside led an expedition to secure the coast of North Carolina and occupy strategically important sites such as New Bern and Elizabeth City. After Burnside learned of the March 9 clash between USS . . . — — Map (db m56761) HM|
|Confederates, on Apr. 19, 1862, repelled Union army here, prevented demolition of Dismal Swamp Canal locks three miles N.W. — — Map (db m57037) HM|
|Built in 1847, the historic Camden County Courthouse was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973. "A jewel among the state's Greek Revival buildings," the two-story building with hip roof and five-bay main facade replaced a . . . — — Map (db m57038) HM|
Built 1910 - Restored 1986
National Register of
— — Map (db m165194) HM|
|Member of provincial congresses, 1775–1776; lieutenant colonel of militia in Revolution; Congressman, 1795–99. Grave is 7 miles S.E. — — Map (db m2768) HM|
|Connects Albemarle Sound with Chesapeake Bay. Begun 1790; in use by War of 1812. — — Map (db m56763) HM|
Dismal Swamp Canal
Has Been Placed on The
of Historic Places
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Civil Engineering Landmark
The Dismal Swamp Canal
Designated . . . — — Map (db m165189) HM|
North Carolina's Civil War stories are as diverse as its landscape. Northeastern North Carolina, including Camden County, the Outer Banks, and the coastal rivers, saw action early in the war as Union forces occupied it. Stories abound of naval . . . — — Map (db m165188) HM|
|Former site of Sawyer's Creek/Marian Anderson High School (before integration) 1952 - 1969 — — Map (db m165191) HM|
|Member provincial congress, 1775; brigadier general of militia in Revolution; member N.C. conventions, 1788-1789. Home is 4 miles S.E. — — Map (db m165197) HM|
|Member provincial congress, 1775; brigadier general of militia in Revolution; member N.C. conventions, 1788-1789. Home was 4 mi. S.E. — — Map (db m165199) HM|
|Author of "Blackbeard, a Comedy," 1824, an early drama on North Carolina, & other works. Member of Congress. Grave 160 yds. N.W. — — Map (db m165205) HM|
Colonel William Byrd II proposed digging a series of ditches and a channel through the Dismal Swamp in 1728. Construction began on the Dismal Swamp Canal in 1793, after the North Carolina and Virginia General Assemblies passed similar acts for . . . — — Map (db m165196) HM|
|Methodist since 1792. Begun as Anglican c. 1733. Visited by bishops Francis Asbury and Thomas Coke. Building erected 1837; remodeled 1882. 2½ mi. E. — — Map (db m56764) HM|
This location is the site of the original "McBride Colored School". The school was erected in 1926 during the era of segregation in the rural South for the education of African American children grates 1-12.
Julius Rosenwald and Booker T. . . . — — Map (db m165190) HM|
|Oldest Baptist church in N.C. Organized by Sept. 5, 1729, by Paul Palmer. The present chapel was erected here in 1849. — — Map (db m165202) HM|
|Dedicated as a memorial to those who served their country in all wars by the Citizens of Camden County — — Map (db m165193) WM|
|Acting governor, 1722-1724; president of the Provincial Council. His home stood ¾ mile east. — — Map (db m165201) HM|