Near Atlantic Beach in Carteret County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, Spanish-American. A significant historical year for this entry is 1898.
Location. 34° 41.742′ N, 76° 40.735′ W. Marker is near Atlantic Beach, North Carolina, in Carteret County. Marker can be reached from Fort Macon Road, on the right when traveling east. Located on the parapet of Fort Macon, Fort Macon State Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Atlantic Beach NC 28512, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rifled 32-pounder (within shouting distance of this marker); Hot Shot Furnace (within shouting distance of this marker); Model 1841 6-pounder Field Cannon (within shouting distance of this marker); Model 1841 Navy 32-pounder (within shouting distance of this marker); Model 1861 10-inch Siege Mortars (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to Fort Macon (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Carronade Battery (about 300 feet away); Model 1917 155 mm GPF Cannon (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlantic Beach.
More about this marker. In the background of the marker is a drawing of the battery as it looked when in use.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 6, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 949 times since then and 95 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 6, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.