Rodanthe in Dare County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 1953 by Archives, Conservation and Highway Department. (Marker Number B-30.)
Location. 35° 35.734′ N, 75° 28.051′ W. Marker is in Rodanthe, North Carolina, in Dare County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 12 and Myrna Peters Road, on the left when traveling south on State Highway 12. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 23645 NC Highway 12, Nags Head NC 27959, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Chicamacomico Races / Exodus from Chicamacomico (within shouting distance of this marker); Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station (within shouting distance of this marker); The Fanny (approx. 4.3 miles away); Charles Kuralt Trail (approx. 8˝ miles away); Fish & Wildlife Service (approx. 8˝ miles away); Gulls and Terns Pea Island Lifesavers (approx. 8˝ miles away); Giant Bluefin Tuna (approx. 14.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rodanthe.
Also see . . .
1. Capt. John Allen Midgett and The Mirlo Rescue. "The shout of the lookout began a rescue by the station crew, under the command of John Allen Midgett, that has become a legend in the annals of the Coast Guard." (Submitted on September 15, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
2. August 16, 1918 - Rescue at Sea. This month in NC History, from the University of North Carolina website. (Submitted on August 31, 2010, by Patrick G. Jordan of Graham, North Carolina.)
Categories. • 20th Century • Military • Notable Events • War, World I • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 12, 2008, by M. L. 'Mitch' Gambrell of Taylors, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,075 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 1, 2009, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.