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Main Poquosin—site named on J.F. Gilmer’s map, 1864

Manning Park


Maple Cypress

Maple Cypress Post Office—According to an article in the 21 June 1883 issue of the New Bern Weekly Journal, “Our post-office, Maple Cypress, derives its name from a maple growing in a cypress stump at or near the [Neuse] river, but they have not escaped the ravages of time, for there is not a trace of either left to be seen.”


March Island (Askin Quad) small island near the southern tip of Hog Island

Markel Canal

Marman Terrace

Marsh Island

Marvel Post Office

Maul Swamp

McCotter Point

McCoy Branch

McCronan Creek

Melvin Post Office


Middle Canal

Mill Branch (Cove City)

Mill Run

Mill Swamp (Askin Quad, near Rowes Corner)

Mills Branch (Askin Quad) creek near Antioch, empties into the Neuse River.

Milton (?)

Milton Park Post Office

Miry Branch

Mitchell Creek (Cherry Point Quad) a creek which flows ne into Clubfoot Creek

Mitchells Creek

Mococks Branch

Morgans Swamp (Askin Quad)

Mortons Mill Creek

Mortons Mill Pond

Mosely Creek

Myrtle Dale—location in the vicinity of Beech Grove in Township 8; Carrie Lane “died at Myrtle Dale, Craven county, Sept. 24th, 1884” [New Bern Weekly Journal, October 2, 1884, p. 3, c. 7]. She is buried in Beech Grove Methodist Church Cemetery.

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