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Manns Harbor in Dare County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Fort Forrest

 

 
Fort Forrest Marker image. Click for full size.
circa June 1999
1. Fort Forrest Marker
Inscription. Confederate, mounting seven guns. Protected west side of Croatan Sound. Destroyed on Feb. 8, 1862. Earthworks stood 1 mile N.
 
Erected 1961 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number B-52.)
 
Location. 35° 53.121′ N, 75° 45.674′ W. Marker is in Manns Harbor, North Carolina, in Dare County. Marker is on Shipyard Road (County Route 1105). Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Manns Harbor NC 27953, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Purple Martin Bridge Roost (approx. 1.9 miles away); Fort Huger (approx. 3.6 miles away); Naval Battle of Roanoke Island (approx. 3.6 miles away); Deliverance (approx. 3.6 miles away); Bondage (approx. 3.6 miles away); The Promised Land (approx. 3.6 miles away); Fort Blanchard (approx. 3.7 miles away); First English Colonies (approx. 3.8 miles away).
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar, US Civil
 
Fort Forrest Marker image. Click for full size.
June 1999
2. Fort Forrest Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by M. L. 'Mitch' Gambrell of Taylors, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 750 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by M. L. 'Mitch' Gambrell of Taylors, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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