Near Manteo in Dare County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
R. A. Fessenden
Erected 1975 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number B-26.)
Location. 35° 55.736′ N, 75° 43.098′ W. Marker is near Manteo, North Carolina, in Dare County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 64/264. 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 walking distance of this marker. First English Colonies (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Blanchard (about 800 feet away); Deliverance (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bondage (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Promised Land (approx. 0.3 miles away); Naval Battle of Roanoke Island (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort Huger (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Light of Freedom (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manteo.
More about this marker. This marker was originally placed in the small picnic area and rest stop off of U.S. 64/264 about .25 miles east of the William B. Umstead Memorial Bridge. The rest stop is now closed and the marker moved alongside U.S. 64/264.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. The Radio Milestone Marker in nearby Buxton, NC.
Also see . . . Reginald Aubrey Fessenden (Submitted on July 25, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 24, 2008. This page has been viewed 1,489 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 24, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.