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Topsail Beach in Onslow County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Missile Tests

 
 
Missile Tests Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, August 17, 2014
1. Missile Tests Marker
Inscription.  U.S. Navy successfully tested ram jet engines in rocket flights, 1946-48. Observation towers line Topsail Island; Assembly Building 2 blocks west.
 
Erected 2008 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number D-104.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceWar, Cold. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list.
 
Location. 34° 21.977′ N, 77° 37.733′ W. Marker is in Topsail Beach, North Carolina, in Onslow County. Marker is at the intersection of South Anderson Boulevard (State Highway 50) and Flake Avenue, on the left when traveling south on South Anderson Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Holly Ridge NC 28445, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Topsail Battery (approx. 5½ miles away); George Davis (approx. 10.3 miles away).
 
Missile Tests Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, August 17, 2014
2. Missile Tests Marker
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 14, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 447 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 14, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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May. 24, 2022