Near Manteo in Dare County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 1983 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number B-2.)
Location. 35° 55.625′ N, 75° 43.416′ W. Marker is near Manteo, North Carolina, in Dare County. Marker is on U.S. 64/264, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is located on Roanoke Island at the US 64/264 boat access ramp at William B. Umstead (Croatan Sound) Bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Manteo NC 27954, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Naval Battle of Roanoke Island (within shouting distance of this marker); Deliverance (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bondage (about 300 feet away); The Promised Land (about 300 feet away); Fort Blanchard (approx. 0.2 miles away); First English Colonies (approx. ¼ mile away); R. A. Fessenden (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Light of Freedom (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Manteo.
Also see . . .
1. Confederate Defense of Roanoke Island. The site also details Burnsides' Coastal Carolinas (Submitted on January 21, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Roanoke Island - Fort Huger. Battle summary. (Submitted on January 21, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
3. More Photos of Fort Huger and Blanchard Sites. From Civil War Album. (Submitted on January 21, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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