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Near Ocracoke in Hyde County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Lt. Robert Maynard

 

 
Lt. Robert Maynard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, April 16, 2010
1. Lt. Robert Maynard Marker
Inscription. Of the Royal Navy. Sent by Gov. Spotswood of Virginia, in the sloop "Ranger," killed the pirate Blackbeard off shore, 1718.
 
Erected 1965 by Archives and HIghway Departments. (Marker Number B-43.)
 
Location. 35° 6.96′ N, 75° 59.119′ W. Marker is near Ocracoke, North Carolina, in Hyde County. Marker is on Irvin Garrish Highway (State Highway 12) west of Water Plant Road, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ocracoke NC 27960, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. USRC Mercury (a few steps from this marker); British Cemetery - HMT Bedfordshire (approx. mile away); Lake Company (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ocracoke Lighthouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); U.S. Navy Beach Jumpers - Amphibious Forces, U.S. Navy Monument (approx. 1.2 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Marker is on the west end of the island in the Ocracoke harbor area - southeast of the National Park Service visitor's center and east of the North Carolina Ferry Terminal off the ferry access drive.
 
Also see . . .
1. When Blackbeard Scourged the Seas
Lt. Robert Maynard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, April 16, 2010
2. Lt. Robert Maynard Marker
. "Governor Spotswood warred against him. His skull became a drinking cup." (Submitted on September 16, 2008.) 

2. Wikipedia entry for Lt. Robert Maynard. (Submitted on April 21, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraHeroesNotable EventsNotable PersonsWaterways & Vessels
 
Lt. Robert Maynard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, April 16, 2010
3. Lt. Robert Maynard Marker
view westward with the ferry terminal to the left and the Cape Hatteras National Seashore (National Park Service) Ocracoke visitor's center to the right.
Lt. Robert Maynard's battle with Blackbeard image. Click for full size.
Wikipedia
4. Lt. Robert Maynard's battle with Blackbeard
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by M. L. 'Mitch' Gambrell of Taylors, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,614 times since then and 8 times this year. Last updated on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   2, 3. submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   4. submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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