Manteo in Dare County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Civil Air Patrol
Coastal Patrol Base, first in N.C., opened ½ mi. S.E., in 1942. Civilian pilots supported military and patrolled for German U-boats.
Erected 2012 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number B 68.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • War, World II.
Location. 35° 55.156′ N, 75° 42.294′ W. Marker is in Manteo, North Carolina, in Dare County. Marker is at the intersection of Airport Road (County Route 1116) and Old County Road, on the right when traveling east on Airport Road. 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First English Colonies (approx. one mile away); R. A. Fessenden (approx. one mile away); Fort Blanchard (approx. 1.1 miles away); Freedmen's Colony (approx. 1.2 miles away); Fort Huger (approx. 1.2 miles away); Naval Battle of Roanoke Island (approx. 1.2 miles away); First Light of FreedomThe New Fort in Virginia / Virginia Dare (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manteo.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 1, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 381 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 1, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.