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Near Manteo in Dare County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Fort Huger

 
 
Fort Huger Marker image. Click for full size.
May 8, 2007
1. Fort Huger Marker
Inscription.  
Principal Confederate fort on Roanoke Island. Mounted twelve guns. Surrendered Feb. 8, 1862. Earthworks are 100 yards south.
 
Erected 1983 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number B-2.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical date for this entry is February 8, 1862.
 
Location. 35° 55.625′ N, 75° 43.416′ W. Marker is near Manteo, North Carolina, in Dare County. Marker is on U.S. 64/264, on the right when traveling east. Marker is located on Roanoke Island at the US 64/264 boat access ramp at William B. Umstead (Croatan Sound) Bridge. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Manteo NC 27954, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Naval Battle of Roanoke Island (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Blanchard (approx. 0.2 miles away); First English Colonies (approx. ¼ mile away); R. A. Fessenden
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); Joachim Gans (approx. one mile away); A Civil War Refuge (approx. one mile away); A Legacy of Freedom (approx. one mile away); First Light of Freedom (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manteo.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Battle Of Roanoke Island. National Park Service entry: Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, North Carolina (Submitted on February 21, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. More Photos of Fort Huger and Blanchard Sites. From Civil War Album. (Submitted on January 21, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Fort Huger Marker image. Click for full size.
May 8, 2007
2. Fort Huger Marker
Earthworks are on Private Property
Fort Huger Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, September 18, 2021
3. Fort Huger Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 13, 2022. It was originally submitted on January 20, 2008. This page has been viewed 2,129 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 20, 2008.   3. submitted on January 22, 2022, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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