Topsail Beach in Onslow County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
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. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • War, Cold.
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. 5˝ miles away); George Davis (approx. 10.3 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 14, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 383 times since then and 16 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.