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Morehead City in Carteret County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

N.C. State Highway Patrol

 
 
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By Craig Swain, May 2, 2010
1. N.C. State Highway Patrol Marker
Inscription. Est. 1929 in response to increased traffic & accidents. First training school was held here; graduated 27 officers.
 
Erected 2005 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number C 76.)
 
Location. 34° 43.466′ N, 76° 45.284′ W. Marker is in Morehead City, North Carolina, in Carteret County. Marker is at the intersection of Arendell Street (U.S. 70) and North 35th Street, on the right when traveling east on Arendell Street. Click for map. Located in front of the Carteret Community College. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3573 Arendell Street, Morehead City NC 28557, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Carolina City (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Siege of Fort Macon (about 700 feet away); Camp Glenn (about 800 feet away); a different marker also named Carolina City (approx. 0.2 miles away); Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (approx. mile away); Fort Macon (approx. 0.9 miles away); Hoop Pole Creek (approx. 1.6 miles away); Hoop Pole Creek: A Coastal Nature Preserve (approx. 1.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Morehead City.
 
Also see . . .  North Carolina Highway Patrol History
N.C. State Highway Patrol Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 2, 2010
2. N.C. State Highway Patrol Marker
. Page with details on the first training school. (Submitted on May 28, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 758 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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