Washington, North Carolina

Washington, North Carolina (HM1C54)

Location: Washington, NC 27889 Beaufort County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 32.417', W 77° 3.25'

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To commemorate
the 200th Anniversary of
Washington, North Carolina
The first town
in the United States
to be named for
General George Washington

Originally known
as "town at the forks of the
Tar River." It was settled about
1700 and became the center
of commerce for the Pamlico
and Tar River: also the second
shipping port in the state

Dedicated to our Founding Fathers
by the
Major Reading Blount Chapter
National Society
Daughters of the American Revolution
February 22, 1976
HM NumberHM1C54
Year Placed1976
Placed ByMajor Reading Blount Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 1:31am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 313781 N 3934901
Decimal Degrees35.54028333, -77.05416667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 32.417', W 77° 3.25'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 32' 25.02" N, 77° 3' 15.00" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)252, 919
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 201-299 E Water St, Washington NC 27889, US
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