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

Whale Fishery

 
 
Whale Fishery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 10, 2013
1. Whale Fishery Marker
Inscription. At Shackleford Banks, six miles southeast by boat, was located a whale fishery of the 18th and 19th centuries.
 
Erected 1948 by North Carolina Archives, Conservation and Highway Departments. (Marker Number C-21.)
 
Location. 34° 43.198′ N, 76° 39.811′ W. Marker is in Beaufort, North Carolina, in Carteret County. Marker is on Turner Street 0.1 miles south of Cedar Street (U.S. 70), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Beaufort NC 28516, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Salt Works (here, next to this marker); Spanish Attack (a few steps from this marker); Old Burying Ground (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Beaufort (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jacob Henry (approx. mile away); Marine Research (approx. half a mile away); Fort Macon (approx. 1.8 miles away); Fort Macon Coast Guard Station (approx. 1.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Beaufort.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels
 
Whale Fishery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 10, 2013
2. Whale Fishery Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 201 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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