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Near Kure Beach in New Hanover County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Fort Fisher

 
 
Fort Fisher Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 11, 2010
1. Fort Fisher Marker
Inscription. Built by Confederacy. Its fall, Jan. 15, 1865, closed Wilmington, last important southern port for blockade running.
 
Erected 1992 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number D 12.)
 
Location. 33° 58.232′ N, 77° 55.099′ W. Marker is near Kure Beach, North Carolina, in New Hanover County. Marker is at the intersection of Fort Fisher Boulevard South (U.S. 421) and Battle Acre Road, on the right when traveling south on Fort Fisher Boulevard South. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kure Beach NC 28449, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Fisher Since 1865 (within shouting distance of this marker); W.H.C. Whiting (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort Fisher (within shouting distance of this marker); A Trophy of War (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Fisher’s Armstrong Cannon (about 300 feet away); Blockade-Running (about 300 feet away); Capture! (about 300 feet away); History Trail (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kure Beach.
 
Also see . . .  Fort Fisher. North Carolina Historic Sites (Submitted on March 15, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
Fort Fisher Marker (facing northwest) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 11, 2010
2. Fort Fisher Marker (facing northwest)
 
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar, US Civil
 
Fort Fisher Marker (facing northeast) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 11, 2010
3. Fort Fisher Marker (facing northeast)
Fort Fisher's landface (east of US 421) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 11, 2010
4. Fort Fisher's landface (east of US 421)
 
 
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 726 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 15, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   4. submitted on March 16, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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