Wilmington in New Hanover County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
a little south of the causeway
was Berry's Shipyard, where the
Confederate ironclad North Carolina
was built in 1862 for the protection
of the port. The ironclad Raleigh
was constructed at Cassidy's Shipyard,
near the foot of Church Street in 1864.
New Hanover Historical Commission
A.J. Howell E.S. Martin
James Sprunt W.A. McGirt
Erected by New Hanover Historical Commission.
Location. 34° 14.114′ N, 77° 56.981′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, North Carolina, in New Hanover County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street and North Water Street, in the median on Market Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wilmington NC 28401, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Tryon (here, next to this marker); George Washington (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); General Benjamin Smith (about 700 feet away); Cape Fear Club (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Burgwin (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles Cornwallis William Hooper (approx. 0.2 miles away); Washington's Southern Tour (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilmington.
Categories. • War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 15, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,288 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 15, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. 3. submitted on March 18, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.