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

Fort Bartow

 
 
Fort Bartow Marker image. Click for full size.
May 8, 2007
1. Fort Bartow Marker
Inscription.  Confederate earth fort mounting nine guns. Bombarded by Federal fleet February 7, 1862. Earthworks 2 ½ mi. W.
 
Erected 1961 by Archives and Highway Departments, Confederate Centennial Commission. (Marker Number BBB 2.)
 
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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Manteo NC 27954, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Confederate Channel Obstructions (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
Fort Bartow Marker image. Click for full size.
May 8, 2007
2. Fort Bartow Marker
Two Historical Markers in Manteo.
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Andrew Cartwright (approx. 1.3 miles away); Battle of Roanoke Island (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manteo.
 
Also see . . .  More Photos of Fort Bartow Today. From Civil War Album. (Submitted on January 21, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 21, 2008. This page has been viewed 1,484 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 21, 2008. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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