Atlantic Beach in Carteret County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Union forces led by General John G. Parke landed here March 29, 1862, during the Fort Macon campaign.
Erected 1986 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number C 62.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical month for this entry is March 2003.
Location. 34° 42.066′ N, 76° 45.042′ W. Marker is in Atlantic Beach, North Carolina, in Carteret County. Marker is on West Fort Macon Road (State Highway 58) 0.7 miles west of Atlantic Beach Causeway (County Route 1182), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Atlantic Beach NC 28512, 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. Hoop Pole Creek: A Coastal Nature Preserve (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hoop Pole Creek (about 400 feet away); Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (approx. 1½ miles away); Carolina City (approx. 1.6 miles away); Camp Glenn Siege of Fort Macon (approx. 1.6 miles away); a different marker also named Carolina City (approx. 1.6 miles away); N.C. State Highway Patrol (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlantic Beach.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 11, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 362 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 11, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.