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North Carolina Historical MarkersThe Roanoke Colonies --- Manteo NC

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Located on Queen Elizabeth St. in Manteo NC

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Countrydragon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 1/25/2010

last visited: 8/27/2013

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North Carolina Historical MarkersConfederate Channel Obstructions, Marker BBB-3

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Wood pilings placed to stop Federal fleet in Croatan Sound, still visible at low tide. Remains are 2 1/2 mi. W.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member drmellow

location: North Carolina

date approved: 11/8/2006

last visited: 12/1/2003

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North Carolina Historical MarkersFort Bartow, Marker BBB-2

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Confederate earth fort mounting nine guns. Bombarded by Federal fleet February 7, 1862. Earthworks 2 1/2 mi. W.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member drmellow

location: North Carolina

date approved: 11/8/2006

last visited: 12/1/2003

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North Carolina Historical MarkersB-44 Andrew Cartwright

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Agent of the American Colonization Society in Liberia, founded the A.M.E. Zion churches in Albemarle area. His first church, 1865, near here.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Edgar Allan Gump

location: North Carolina

date approved: 2/21/2007

last visited: 12/1/2003

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North Carolina Historical MarkersBattle of Roanoke Island, Marker BB-4

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The US Civil War Battle of Roanoke Island on February 7, 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member drmellow

location: North Carolina

date approved: 11/9/2006

last visited: 9/24/2012

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North Carolina Historical MarkersCivil Air Patrol (B-68)

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Coastal Patrol Base, first in N.C., opened ½ mi. S.E., in 1942. Civilian pilots supported military and patrolled for German U-boats.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: North Carolina

date approved: 3/26/2020

last visited: never

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North Carolina Historical MarkersFirst English Colonies, B1

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Site of the first English settlements and the birthplace of Virginia Dare.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/9/2012

last visited: 7/28/2012

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North Carolina Historical MarkersThe New Fort in Virginia / Virginia Dare ---- Near Manteo in Dare County, North Carolina

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Marker is near Manteo, North Carolina, in Dare County. Marker can be reached from National Park Drive 3 miles from U.S.The marker is near the main entrance to Fort Raleigh National Historic Site on Roanoke Island, three miles north of Manteo, NC

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Countrydragon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 1/29/2010

last visited: 5/16/2016

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North Carolina Historical MarkersR. A. Fessenden, Marker B-26

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Inventor, Pioneer in radio communication, conducted wireless experiments, 1901-02, from a station, 600 yds. S.W.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member drmellow

location: North Carolina

date approved: 11/7/2006

last visited: 6/19/2013

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North Carolina Historical MarkersFirst English Colonies, Marker B-1

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Explored in 1584. Site of first English settlements in new world, 1585-1587. Birthplace of Virginia Dare, first child born of English parents in America.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member drmellow

location: North Carolina

date approved: 11/6/2006

last visited: 6/19/2013

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North Carolina Historical MarkersFort Blanchard | B-64

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Located on US 64/264 boat access ramp at Croatan Sound bridge

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 3newsomes

location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/7/2009

last visited: 6/19/2013

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North Carolina Historical MarkersFort Huger, Marker B-2

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Principal Confederate fort on Roanoke Island. Mounted twelve guns. Surrendered Feb. 8, 1862. Earthworks are 100 yards south.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member drmellow

location: North Carolina

date approved: 11/6/2006

last visited: 6/18/2013

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North Carolina Historical MarkersNaval Battle of Roanoke Island, Marker BB-5

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The naval battle of Roanoke Island took place on February 7, 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member drmellow

location: North Carolina

date approved: 11/9/2006

last visited: 6/19/2013

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North Carolina Historical MarkersThe Wreck of the "Huron", Marker B-31

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Near this spot, Nov. 24, 1877, the U.S.S. "Huron" ran ashore with loss of ninety-eight lives.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member drmellow

location: North Carolina

date approved: 11/7/2006

last visited: 7/1/2012

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North Carolina Historical MarkersFort Forrest, Marker B-52

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Confederate, mounting seven guns. Protected west side of Croatan Sound. Destroyed on Feb. 8, 1862. Earthworks stood 1 mile N.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member drmellow

location: North Carolina

date approved: 11/7/2006

last visited: 8/8/2016

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North Carolina Historical MarkersDare County: Gateway to the Albemarle --- Manns Harbor NC

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Located on US 64/264 at Umstead Memorial Bridge in Manns Harbor in Dare, NC, US

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Countrydragon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 1/25/2010

last visited: never

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North Carolina Historical MarkersWright Brothers, Marker B-4

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The location of what is probably the most famous event in North Carolina history - the first powered flight by the Wright Brothers at Kitty Hawk on December 17, 1903.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 6/27/2006

last visited: 9/21/2018

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North Carolina Historical MarkersPort Ferdinando, Marker B-60

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An inlet near this marker was the base of operations for the Roanoke voyages from 1585 to 1590. Port Ferdinando was named in honor of the ship's pilot, who discovered it.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 6/26/2006

last visited: 7/5/2016

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North Carolina Historical MarkersPea Island Lifesavers | B-66

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Located on NC 12 at Pea Island

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 3newsomes

location: North Carolina

date approved: 9/7/2011

last visited: 8/9/2016

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North Carolina Historical MarkersThomas J. Jarvis --- A-6

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Marker is on Caratoke Highway (U.S. 158), on the right when traveling east

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Countrydragon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 2/14/2010

last visited: 5/21/2011

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North Carolina Historical MarkersThe Chicamacomico Races & Exodus from Chicamacomico

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A two-sided Civil War marker in Chicamacomico section of the Outer Banks near Rodanthe, the site of the Battle of Chicamacomico. The text is transcribed in the Long Description.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/1/2006

last visited: 8/9/2016

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North Carolina Historical MarkersMirlo Rescue, Marker B-30

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This marker commemorates a remarkable act of heroism by the crew of the Chicamacomico Coast Guard Station. The Coast Guardsman who took place in the rescue received the Medal of Honor from the U.S. and a Gold Medal from King George V of Great Britain.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/1/2006

last visited: 8/8/2016

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North Carolina Historical MarkersWreck Of The Metropolis, Marker A-33

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Wreck Of The Metropolis. Steamer ran aground, Jan. 31, 1878, killing 85. Tragedy prompted improvements in the U.S. Lifesaving Service. Remains are 3/5 mi. SE.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member drmellow

location: North Carolina

date approved: 10/3/2006

last visited: 5/19/2019

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North Carolina Historical MarkersTyrrell County North Carolina

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Located on the courthouse grounds on Broad St in Columbia NC

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Countrydragon

location: North Carolina

date approved: 1/18/2010

last visited: never

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North Carolina Historical MarkersEdward Warren, Marker B-20

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Edward Warren. Born in Tyrrell County, 1828, Surgeon General of N.C., 1862-65, Professor of Surgery in Maryland, Chief Sergeon of Egypt, died in Paris.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member drmellow

location: North Carolina

date approved: 5/5/2006

last visited: 2/8/2013

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