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

To Virginia Dare

 
 
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Photographed By Tom Bosse, September 18, 2021
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Inscription.  First born of the English in America near by this place.

Born the eighteenth and baptized the Twentieth of August 1587 and then vanished with those colonists
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical month for this entry is August 1587.
 
Location. 35° 54.607′ N, 75° 40.167′ W. Marker is in Manteo, North Carolina, in Dare County. Marker is at the intersection of Queen Elizabeth Avenue and Budleigh Street, on the right when traveling north on Queen Elizabeth Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 Queen Elizabeth Ave, 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. To Walter Raleigh's Colonists (a few steps from this marker); The Roanoke Colonies (within shouting distance of this marker); Dare County Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); USLSS/USCG Station Pea Island Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); August 27, 2011 (about 500 feet away); Manteo Weather Tower
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(about 500 feet away); Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse (about 500 feet away); Spirit of Roanoke Island (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manteo.
 
To Virginia Dare Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, September 18, 2021
2. To Virginia Dare Marker
Marker located on the right.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 24, 2022. It was originally submitted on January 24, 2022, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 291 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 24, 2022, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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