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Swan Quarter in Hyde County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

British Invasion

 
 
British Invasion Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, June 28, 2012
1. British Invasion Marker
Inscription.  A British force under Admiral Cockburn occupied Portsmouth and Ocracoke, July 12-16, 1813. S.E. 30 miles across Pamlico Sound.
 
Erected 1975 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number B-19.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War of 1812. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical date for this entry is July 12, 1893.
 
Location. 35° 24.55′ N, 76° 19.909′ W. Marker is in Swan Quarter, North Carolina, in Hyde County. Marker is at the intersection of TG Sonny Boy Joyner Highway (State Highway 45) and Creekside Road, on the right when traveling north on TG Sonny Boy Joyner Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Swanquarter NC 27885, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mattamuskeet (approx. 7.2 miles away); Mattamuskeet Nat'l Wildlife Refuge (approx. 9½ miles away).
 
NC 45 & Creekside Rd image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, June 28, 2012
2. NC 45 & Creekside Rd
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 1, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 381 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 1, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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May. 21, 2022