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

Wreck of the U.S.S. Huron

 
 
Wreck of the U.S.S. Huron Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jenn Wintermantel, August 13, 2013
1. Wreck of the U.S.S. Huron Marker
Inscription. Steamer ran aground on November 24, 1877, near here, killing 98. Tragedy led to improvements in U.S. Lifesaving Service.
 
Erected 2010 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number B-31.)
 
Location. 35° 58.559′ N, 75° 38.07′ W. Marker is in Nags Head, North Carolina, in Dare County. Marker is at the intersection of South Virginia Dare Trail (North Carolina Route 12) and East Bladen Street, on the right when traveling north on South Virginia Dare Trail. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nags Head NC 27959, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Wreck of the Huron (here, next to this marker but has been reported missing); Dare County's Tribute to Veterans (approx. 2.9 miles away); 12 Seconds that Changed the World (approx. 3.1 miles away); A hospitable people... (approx. 3.1 miles away); The Conquest of the Air (approx. 3.1 miles away); Wright Brothers National Memorial (approx. 3.2 miles away); Monument to the Impossible (approx. 3.3 miles away); Pitch, Roll and Yaw (approx. 3.3 miles away).
 
More about this marker. This marker replaced the previous "The
Wreck of the U.S.S. Huron Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jenn Wintermantel, August 13, 2013
2. Wreck of the U.S.S. Huron Marker
Wreck of the Huron" marker.
 
Categories. DisastersWaterways & Vessels
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 318 times since then and 11 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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