North Carolina Civil War Trail - Carolina City
Posted by: 79scouts
N 34° 43.420 W 076° 45.066
18S E 339665 N 3843795
Quick Description: North Carolina Civil War Trail Marker, Carolina City located at the Crystal Coast Welcome Center in Morehead City.
Location: North Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 7/28/2010 8:11:16 AM
Waymark Code: WM9BTQ
A favorite resort stop - Burnside Expedition
Camps for Confederate troops early in the war became a Union base and headquarters in March 1862 as Northern troops advanced on Fort Macon from New Bern. The Confederate troops burned all that they thought was useful to the North. Abandoned after the activity, Carolina City became part of Morehead City.
Type of site: Other Military Site
3409 Arendell Street (Route 70)
Morehead City, NC USA
Admission Charged: No Charge
Website: [Web Link]
From the northern Outer Banks, use NC 12 to the Cedar Island-Ocracoke ferry. Ferry to Cedar Island where NC 12 joins US 70 W to Morehead City/Atlantic Beach/Beaufort.
From the west, use I-40 to US 70 E to Morehead City/Atlantic Beach/Beaufort.
Phone Number: Not listed
Post at least one photo of a Civil War related item or scene and post one Civil War Discovery you learned while visiting the waymark. The photo should have the coordinates of where it was taken if significantly different from the waymark's coordinates.