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Beaufort in Carteret County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Spanish Attack

 
 
Spanish Attack Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, August 10, 2013
1. Spanish Attack Marker
Inscription.  Spanish force landed and captured Beaufort, 1747. Driven away a few days later by local troops.
 
Erected 1936 by North Carolina State Historical Commission. (Marker Number C-8.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Events. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1747.
 
Location. 34° 43.205′ N, 76° 39.806′ W. Marker is in Beaufort, North Carolina, in Carteret County. Marker is on Turner Street, 0.1 miles south of Cedar Street (U.S. 70), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Beaufort NC 28516, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Salt Works (a few steps from this marker); Whale Fishery (a few steps from this marker); Old Burying Ground (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Beaufort (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jacob Henry (approx. Ό mile away); Dividing Line Between Old & New Town (approx. 0.4 miles
Spanish Attack Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, August 10, 2013
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away); Marine Research (approx. half a mile away); Menhaden Fishermen Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beaufort.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 12, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 363 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 12, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Aug. 16, 2022