Jacksonville in Onslow County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 1993 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number C-71.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical date for this entry is May 1, 1941.
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 34° 43.732′ N, 77° 20.75′ W. Marker was in Jacksonville, North Carolina, in Onslow County. Marker was on Lejeune Boulevard (State Highway 24) near the Main Gate for Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Midway Park NC 28544, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Onslow County 9/11 Memorial (approx. 4.1 miles away); Beirut Memorial (approx. 4.1 miles away); Montford Point (approx. 4.1 miles away); Montford Point (approx. 4.2 miles away); Edward B. Dudley (approx. 4.3 miles away); Operation Desert Storm Memorial (approx. 5.2 miles away); Onslow Raid (approx. 5.6 miles away); New River Aviation Memorial (approx. 7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jacksonville.
1. Marker went missing in 2017, returned and missing again!
Although when the marker originally went missing is unknown, it was reported missing by a state Department of Transportation worker in December 2017. Possibly due to news articles, it was returned. Now as of August, 2019, it is missing again.
News article about missing marker.
— Submitted February 25, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 26, 2009, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,329 times since then and 99 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 26, 2009, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. 3. submitted on October 27, 2009.