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

Confederate Channel Obstructions

 
 
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May 8, 2007
1. Confederate Channel Obstructions Marker
Inscription.  Wood pilings placed to stop Federal fleet in Croatan Sound, still visible at low tide. Remains are 2½ mi. W.
 
Erected 1961 by Archives and Highway Departments, Confederate Centennial Commission. (Marker Number BBB-3.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, US CivilWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list.
 
Location. 35° 54.354′ N, 75° 40.446′ W. Marker is in Manteo, North Carolina, in Dare County. Marker is at the intersection of North Virginia Dare Avenue (U.S. 64/264) and Agona Street, on the right when traveling west on North Virginia Dare Avenue. 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 walking distance of this marker. Fort Bartow (here, next to this marker); Spirit of Roanoke Island (approx. 0.3 miles away); USLSS/USCG Station Pea Island Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); Manteo Weather Tower
Confederate Channel Obstructions Marker image. Click for full size.
May 8, 2007
2. Confederate Channel Obstructions Marker
Two Historical Markers in Manteo.
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); Dare County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); To Virginia Dare (approx. 0.4 miles away); To Walter Raleigh's Colonists (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manteo.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 21, 2008. This page has been viewed 2,436 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 21, 2008. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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