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James City in Craven County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Fort Point

 
 
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By Don Morfe, August 15, 2014
1. Fort Point Marker
Inscription.
Site of Fort Caswell, built by N.C., 1775-76, to protect New Bern, renamed Fort Lane by Confederacy. Taken by U.S., Mar., 1862. ½ mi. E.
 
Erected 1965 by Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number C 25.)
 
Location. 35° 4.83′ N, 77° 1.752′ W. Marker is in James City, North Carolina, in Craven County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Cherry Point Road (County Route 1113) and Green Springs Road (County Route 1129), on the right when traveling north on Old Cherry Point Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Bern NC 28560, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. James City (approx. 0.4 miles away); Richard Dobbs Spaight (approx. 1.6 miles away); Battle of New Bern (approx. 1.7 miles away); USRC Diligence (approx. 1.7 miles away); U.S.C.G.C. Pamlico (approx. 1.7 miles away); Caleb Bradham (approx. 1.9 miles away); First House of Worship of Colonial Craven Parish (approx. 1.9 miles away); Baron Christoph von Graffenried (approx. 1.9 miles away).
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar, US CivilWar, US Revolutionary
 
Fort Point Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 15, 2014
2. Fort Point Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 9, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 272 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 9, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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