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Near Nags Head in Dare County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Port Ferdinando

 

 
Port Ferdinando Marker image. Click for full size.
By R.D. Stroud, June 3, 2010
1. Port Ferdinando Marker
Inscription. Roanoke voyages, 1585~1590, based operations at inlet near here. Long closed, it was named for pilot Simon Fernandes.
 
Erected 2004 by North Carolin Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number B-60.)
 
Location. 35° 50.304′ N, 75° 33.732′ W. Marker is near Nags Head, North Carolina, in Dare County. Marker is on State Highway 12, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nags Head NC 27959, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bodie Island Light Station (approx. 1.4 miles away); Giant Bluefin Tuna (approx. 3 miles away); Battle of Roanoke Island (approx. 6.5 miles away); Andrew Cartwright (approx. 6.6 miles away); Burnside Expedition of 1862 (approx. 6.8 miles away); Bowser Family Cemetery (approx. 6.8 miles away); Red Wolf Country (approx. 6.8 miles away); Manteo Weather Tower (approx. 7.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Nags Head.
 
Categories. Notable PlacesWaterways & Vessels
 
Port Ferdinando Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., June 23, 2009
2. Port Ferdinando Marker
Port Ferdinando Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., June 23, 2009
3. Port Ferdinando Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by M. L. 'Mitch' Gambrell of Taylors, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 917 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   2, 3. submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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