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Morehead City in Carteret County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Carolina City

 
 
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By Craig Swain, May 2, 2010
1. Carolina City Marker
Inscription.  Large Confederate camp which extended over an area of 1 sq. mi. stood here; taken by Union Army, March 23, 1862, in Fort Macon campaign.
 
Erected 2002 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number C 75.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1640.
 
Location. 34° 43.459′ N, 76° 45.207′ W. Marker is in Morehead City, North Carolina, in Carteret County. Marker is at the intersection of Arendell Street (U.S. 70) and North 35th Street, on the right when traveling east on Arendell Street. Located in front of the Carteret Community College. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Morehead City NC 28557, 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. Siege of Fort Macon (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Camp Glenn (about 400 feet away); N.C. State Highway Patrol (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Carolina City (approx. 0.2 miles away); Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (approx. 0.2 miles away);
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By Craig Swain, May 2, 2010
2. Carolina City Marker
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Fort Macon (approx. 0.9 miles away); Hoop Pole Creek (approx. 1.6 miles away); Hoop Pole Creek: A Coastal Nature Preserve (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morehead City.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 28, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 779 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 28, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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