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New Bern in Craven County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Fort Totten

 
 
Fort Totten Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., October 21, 2009
1. Fort Totten Marker
Inscription. Here stood one of the forts built around New Bern by Union forces after they took the town in March, 1862.
 
Erected 1938 by Department of Conservation and Development. (Marker Number C-12.)
 
Location. 35° 6.4′ N, 77° 3.456′ W. Marker is in New Bern, North Carolina, in Craven County. Marker is at the intersection of Trent Boulevard (State Highway 1278) and Second Street, on the right when traveling west on Trent Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Bern NC 28560, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jones House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Washington's Southern Tour (approx. 0.7 miles away); John Wright Stanly House (approx. mile away); a different marker also named John Wright Stanly House (approx. mile away); Tryon Palace (approx. mile away); James Walker Hood (approx. 0.8 miles away); Greenwood Cemetery (approx. 0.8 miles away); St. Peter's A.M.E. Zion Church (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Bern.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar, US Civil
 
Fort Totten Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., October 21, 2009
2. Fort Totten Marker
The area that was once Fort Totten is now Fort Totten Park, with playgrounds and ball fields.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 23, 2009, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 975 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 23, 2009, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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