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Newport in Carteret County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Newport Barracks
 
Newport Barracks Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, May 2, 2010
1. Newport Barracks Marker
 
Inscription. Command post for Union defense system from New Bern to Morehead City, 1862-1865. Was 1/3 mi. E.
 
Erected 1979 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number C 57.)
 
Location. 34° 46.608′ N, 76° 51.61′ W. Marker is in Newport, North Carolina, in Carteret County. Marker is at the intersection of East Chatham Street and Roberts Road, on the right when traveling north on East Chatham Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newport NC 28570, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Newport Barracks (approx. 0.6 miles away); N.C. State Highway Patrol (approx. 7 miles away); Carolina City (approx. 7.1 miles away); Siege of Fort Macon (approx. 7.1 miles away); Camp Glenn (approx. 7.1 miles away); a different marker also named Carolina City (approx. 7.2 miles away); Cherry Point (approx. 7.7 miles away); Fort Macon (approx. 7.9 miles away).
 
Newport Barracks Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, May 2, 2010
2. Newport Barracks Marker
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on May 26, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 540 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 26, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
 
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