Southport in Brunswick County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 1994 by the Southport Historical Society, on March 12.
Marker series. This marker is included in the US Navy Armed Guard marker series.
Location. 33° 55.02′ N, 78° 1.104′ W. Marker is in Southport, North Carolina, in Brunswick County. Marker is on East Bay Street near South Howe Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Southport NC 28461, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. (Map of the First 100 Lots) (within shouting distance of this marker); Mrs. Jessie Stevens Taylor (within shouting distance of this marker); Bald Head Lighthouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Johnston (about 400 feet away); Josiah Martin Fort Johnston (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Fort Johnston (about 500 feet away); Indian Trail Tree (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Southport.
Also see . . . A Night to Remember — Survivors, town look back at WWII sinking of John D. Gill. (Submitted on January 17, 2008.)
Additional keywords. United States Merchant Marine; Filipino
Categories. • War, World II • Waterways & Vessels •
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