Near Manteo in Dare County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 2000 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number B-64.)
Location. 35° 55.687′ N, 75° 43.243′ W. Marker is near Manteo, North Carolina, in Dare County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 64/264. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Manteo NC 27954, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First English Colonies (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); R. A. Fessenden (about 800 feet away); Naval Battle of Roanoke Island (approx. 0.2 miles away); Deliverance (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bondage (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Promised Land (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Huger (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Light of Freedom (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Manteo.
More about this marker. This marker was formerly located at small picnic area and rest stop off of U.S. 64/264 about .25 miles east of the William B. Umstead Memorial Bridge. The rest stop is now closed and the marker moved alongside U.S. 64/264, closer to the Umstead Bridge.
Also see . . .
1. Confederate Defense of Roanoke Island. The site also details Burnsides' Coastal Carolinas campaign of 1861-62. (Submitted on January 21, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. 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 •
Credits. This page originally submitted on . This page has been viewed 1,421 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on . 2. submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. 3. submitted on . • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.