In 1584, the first English expedition to North Carolina heard about the Choanoac people. The second expedition discovered with its visit to Choanoac that it was the largest coastal town in North Carolina. Four hundred and twenty-five years after the second expedition, a North Carolina State Highway Historical Marker will be dedicated to the memory of the Town of Choanoac.
Please join Choanoac descendants and the people and citizens of theses counties that were once part of Choanoac for this dedication on Friday at 3pm on October 21, two miles east of Harrellsville atMount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church on NC 45 and Cullen Road.This event is being held during the Meherrin Indian Tribe’s annual powwow.
For more information call 202.726-4066 or email email@example.com. This is the first of three markers successfully nominated by the Chowan Discovery Group.