USLSS/USCG Station Pea Island --- Manteo in Dare County, North Carolina
N 35° 54.519 W 075° 40.173
18S E 439585 N 3974023
Quick Description: Marker is in Manteo, North Carolina, in Dare County. Marker can be reached from Fernando Street. Marker is in the courtyard of the North Carolina Maritime Museum, Roanoke Island
Location: North Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 1/19/2010 3:42:26 PM
Waymark Code: WM8389
Located south of Oregon Inlet, Lifesaving Station Pea Island was the only unit in the history of the Coast Guard manned by all black crews. This marker is dedicated to the crews of Pea Island who risked their lives and endured so that others might live.
Erected 1999 by The Coast Guard Association, on the Bicentennial of the US Coast Guard.
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Sponsor(s): 1999 by The Coast Guard Association, on the Bicentennial of the US Coast Guard
Relevent website: Not listed
Entrance fees (if any): Not listed
Parking coordinates: Not Listed
Date dedicated: Not listed
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