Atlantic Beach in Carteret County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Union forces led by General John G. Parke landed here March 29, 1862, during the Fort Macon campaign.
Erected 1986 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number C 62.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical month for this entry is March 2003.
Location. 34° 41.965′ N, 76° 45.717′ W. Marker is in Atlantic Beach, North Carolina, in Carteret County. Marker is on Coral Bay Court (State Highway 58) 0.7 miles west of Atlantic Beach Causeway (County Route 1182), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 Coral Bay Ct, Atlantic Beach NC 28512, 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. Hoop Pole Creek: A Coastal Nature Preserve (approx. 0.6 miles away); Hoop Pole Creek (approx. 0.6 miles away); World Trade Center (approx. 1.3 miles away); Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (approx. 1.7 miles away); N.C. State Highway Patrol A United States Naval Section Base Inshore Patrol (approx. 1.8 miles away); North Carolina National Guard (approx. 1.8 miles away); Carolina City (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlantic Beach.
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