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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Camden, North Carolina

 
Clickable Map of Camden County, North Carolina and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Camden County, NC (18) Currituck County, NC (42) Gates County, NC (7) Pasquotank County, NC (36) Tyrrell County, NC (5) Chesapeake Ind. City, VA (63) Suffolk Ind. City, VA (60)  CamdenCounty(18) Camden County (18)  CurrituckCounty(42) Currituck County (42)  GatesCounty(7) Gates County (7)  PasquotankCounty(36) Pasquotank County (36)  TyrrellCounty(5) Tyrrell County (5)  ChesapeakeVirginia(63) Chesapeake (63)  Suffolk(60) Suffolk (60)
Camden is the county seat for Camden County
Camden is in Camden County
      Camden County (18)  
ADJACENT TO CAMDEN COUNTY
      Currituck County (42)  
      Gates County (7)  
      Pasquotank County (36)  
      Tyrrell County (5)  
      Chesapeake, Virginia (63)  
      Suffolk, Virginia (60)  
 
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1North Carolina (Camden County), Camden — Camden County Courthouse
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
2North Carolina (Camden County), Camden — Camden County Jail
Built 1910 - Restored 1986 National Register of Historic Places Map (db m165194) HM
3North Carolina (Camden County), Camden — A29 — Dempsey Burgess
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
4North Carolina (Camden County), Camden — Dismal Swamp Canal
Dismal Swamp Canal c. 1805 Has Been Placed on The National Register of Historic Places [Additional block to the right:] National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark The Dismal Swamp Canal Designated . . . Map (db m165189) HM
5North Carolina (Camden County), Camden — Eastern North CarolinaCivil War Trails
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
6North Carolina (Camden County), Camden — Former Site of Sawyer's Creek / Marian Anderson High School
Former site of Sawyer's Creek/Marian Anderson High School (before integration) 1952 - 1969Map (db m165191) HM
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7North Carolina (Camden County), Camden — A30 — Isaac Gregory
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
8North Carolina (Camden County), Camden — A30 — Isaac Gregory
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
9North Carolina (Camden County), Camden — A-38 — Lemuel Sawyer
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
10North Carolina (Camden County), Camden — Locks of the Dismal Swamp Canal
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
11North Carolina (Camden County), Camden — McBride Colored SchoolCirca 1926 — An Original Rosenwald School —
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 grades 1-12. Julius Rosenwald and Booker T. . . . Map (db m211237) HM
12North Carolina (Camden County), Camden — A-88 — Shiloh Baptist Church
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
13North Carolina (Camden County), Camden — Veterans Memorial
Dedicated as a memorial to those who served their country in all wars by the Citizens of Camden CountyMap (db m165193) WM
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14North Carolina (Camden County), Camden — A-42 — William Reed
Acting governor, 1722-1724; president of the Provincial Council. His home stood ¾ mile east.Map (db m165201) HM
 
 
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Nov. 28, 2022