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Southport in Brunswick County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Fort Johnston

 
 
Fort Johnston Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, January 15, 2008
1. Fort Johnston Marker
Inscription.  Built, 1748–54; burned by Whigs, 1775; rebuilt by U.S. government, 1794–1809. Only the officers quarters remain.
 
Erected 1938 by Department of Conservation and Development. (Marker Number D-11.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraForts or CastlesWar, US CivilWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 33° 55.05′ N, 78° 1.017′ W. Marker is in Southport, North Carolina, in Brunswick County. Marker is on East Bay Street east of South Davis Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Southport NC 28461, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Fort Johnston (a few steps from this marker); Josiah Martin (within shouting distance of this marker); Memorial to North Carolina Militia (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort Johnston (within shouting distance of this marker); Bald Head Lighthouse (within
Fort Johnston Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, January 15, 2008
2. Fort Johnston Marker
shouting distance of this marker); (Map of the First 100 Lots) (within shouting distance of this marker); Mrs. Jessie Stevens Taylor (within shouting distance of this marker); Catalino Tingzon (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Southport.
 
Fort Johnston Officers Quarters Building image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, January 15, 2008
3. Fort Johnston Officers Quarters Building
This building faces the Cape Fear River.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 16, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,671 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 16, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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