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Corapeake, North Carolina Historical Markers

 
First Post Road Marker image, Touch for more information
By Laura Troy, October 1, 2007
First Post Road Marker
North Carolina (Gates County), Corapeake — A 24 — First Post Road
The road from New England to Charleston, over which mail was first carried regularly in North Carolina, 1738-39, passed near this spot. — Map (db m2783) HM
North Carolina (Gates County), Corapeake — A-17 — George Washington
George Washington owned a tract of land nearby. He surveyed and formed a company to drain a part of the Dismal Swamp, 1763. — Map (db m2782) HM
North Carolina (Gates County), Corapeake — A-35 — North Carolina / Virginia
North Carolina Colonized, 1585-87, by first English settlers in America; permanently settled c. 1650; first to vote readiness for independence, Apr. 12, 1775 Virginia First permanent English colony in America, 1607; one of . . . — Map (db m2787) HM

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