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Near Jacksonville in Onslow County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Hofmann Forest

 
 
Hofmann Forest Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin W., October 21, 2009
1. Hofmann Forest Marker
Inscription.  Named for J. V. Hofmann. Research forest of 80,000 acres in Jones & Onslow counties. Acquired, 1934, for use by North Carolina State University.
 
Erected 1970 by Department of Archives and History. (Marker Number C-46.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Horticulture & Forestry. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1934.
 
Location. 34° 50.13′ N, 77° 18.11′ W. Marker is near Jacksonville, North Carolina, in Onslow County. Marker is at the intersection of New Bern Highway (U.S. 17), on the right when traveling south on New Bern Highway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5472 New Bern Hwy, Jacksonville NC 28546, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. James Melville Jones (here, next to this marker); Julius Valentine Hofmann (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Edward B. Dudley (approx. 7˝ miles away); Beirut Memorial (approx. 8.8 miles away);
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Montford Point (approx. 8.8 miles away); Onslow County 9/11 Memorial (approx. 8.8 miles away); a different marker also named Montford Point (approx. 8.9 miles away); Operation Desert Storm Memorial (approx. 9.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jacksonville.
 
Hofmann Forest Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin W., October 21, 2009
2. Hofmann Forest Marker
The Deppe Lookout Tower is in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 27, 2009, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,388 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 27, 2009, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.

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