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Manteo in Dare County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Confederate Channel Obstructions

 
 
Confederate Channel Obstructions Marker image. Click for full size.
May 8, 2007
1. Confederate Channel Obstructions Marker
Inscription. Wood pilings placed to stop Federal fleet in Croatan Sound, still visible at low tide. Remains are 2½ mi. W.
 
Erected 1961 by Archives and Highway Departments, Confederate Centennial Commission. (Marker Number BBB 3.)
 
Location. 35° 54.354′ N, 75° 40.446′ W. Marker is in Manteo, North Carolina, in Dare County. Marker is at the intersection of North Virginia Dare Avenue (U.S. 64/264) and Agona Street, on the right when traveling west on North Virginia Dare Avenue. 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Bartow (here, next to this marker); Spirit of Roanoke Island (approx. 0.3 miles away); USLSS/USCG Station Pea Island Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); Manteo Weather Tower (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dare County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Andrew Cartwright (approx. 1.3 miles away); Battle of Roanoke Island (approx. 1.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Manteo.
 
Categories. War, US CivilWaterways & Vessels
 
Confederate Channel Obstructions Marker image. Click for full size.
May 8, 2007
2. Confederate Channel Obstructions Marker
Two Historical Markers in Manteo.
 
 
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