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Wilmington in New Hanover County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

John N. Maffitt

 
 
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By Don Morfe, August 17, 2014
1. John N. Maffitt Marker
Inscription.  
Captain of Confederate cruiser “Florida” and ironclad “Albemarle.” With U.S. Coast Survey, 1842-1858. Blockade runner; Grave 14 blks. N.E.
 
Erected 1959 by Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number D 61.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US CivilWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 34° 14.157′ N, 77° 56.381′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, North Carolina, in New Hanover County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street (Business U.S. 17) and South 8th Street on Market Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 718 Market Street, Wilmington NC 28401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James F. Shober (within shouting distance of this marker); William B. Gould (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic First Baptist Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Wilmington Light Infantry (approx. ¼ mile away); St. Mark’s Episcopal Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Wilmington Coup
John N. Maffitt Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 17, 2014
2. John N. Maffitt Marker
(approx. ¼ mile away); Temple of Israel (approx. ¼ mile away); Thomas Godfrey (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilmington.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 18, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 284 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 18, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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