“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Martin County, North Carolina

Clickable Map of Martin County, North Carolina and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Martin County, NC (7) Beaufort County, NC (40) Bertie County, NC (18) Edgecombe County, NC (31) Halifax County, NC (77) Pitt County, NC (28) Washington County, NC (47)  MartinCounty(7) Martin County (7)  BeaufortCounty(40) Beaufort County (40)  BertieCounty(18) Bertie County (18)  EdgecombeCounty(31) Edgecombe County (31)  HalifaxCounty(77) Halifax County (77)  PittCounty(28) Pitt County (28)  WashingtonCounty(47) Washington County (47)
Williamston is the county seat for Martin County
Adjacent to Martin County, North Carolina
      Beaufort County (40)  
      Bertie County (18)  
      Edgecombe County (31)  
      Halifax County (77)  
      Pitt County (28)  
      Washington County (47)  
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1North Carolina (Martin County), Hamilton — Fort BranchA Mighty Fortress
At the beginning of the Civil War, the Confederates fortified the high bluffs of Rainbow Banks here on the Roanoke River. The fort helped prevent Union gunboat attacks in the upper Roanoke River Valley, guarded the Wilmington and Weldon Railroad . . . Map (db m59063) HM
2North Carolina (Martin County), Hamilton — B-18 — Fort Branch
Confederate fort at Rainbow Banks, built to protect railroads and the upper Roanoke River valley. Earthworks remain. 3 miles northeast.Map (db m59060) HM
3North Carolina (Martin County), Robersonville — B-45 — Flat Swamp Church
Primitive Baptist. Begun in 1776. First pastor was John Page. Second building on site. Two miles S.Map (db m105461) HM
4North Carolina (Martin County), Williamston — Asa Biggs HouseHome to a Politician & Jurist
Asa Biggs (1811-1878), a prominent North Carolina politician and jurist, and his wife, Martha, built this Federal and Greek Revival—style house and lived here from 1835 to 1862. Biggs practiced law from his office just across Smithwick Street. . . . Map (db m152853) HM
5North Carolina (Martin County), Williamston — Camp WilliamstonAnd the Many Prisoner of War (POW) Camps in the United States During WWII
POW Camps Across the United States There were POW camps across the United States, setup by the federal government. By May of 1945, the United States held 378,000 German prisoners of war, across 155 base camps and 511 branch camps. They were . . . Map (db m186841) HM
6North Carolina (Martin County), Williamston — Skewarkee Primitive Baptist Church
The Skewarkee Meeting House was formed in 1789 and assumed a 'mantel of authority' for smaller congregations between the Roanoke and Tar Rivers as well as the Kehukee Association. In 1839, on land donated by Brother Joseph D. Biggs, the present . . . Map (db m70516) HM
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7North Carolina (Martin County), Williamston — B-40 — Skewarkey Church
Baptist congregation formed about 1780. Primitive Baptist since 1830's. Church here was built in 1853.Map (db m70515) HM
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Nov. 29, 2022