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Near Scotland Neck in Halifax County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Ram Albemarle

 
 
Ram Albemarle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 6, 2010
1. Ram Albemarle Marker
Inscription. Noted Confederate ironclad, was built near this spot, 1863-64. Aided in recapture of Plymouth, April, 1864.
 
Erected 1938 by North Carolina Department of Conservation and Development. (Marker Number E-11.)
 
Location. 36° 12.488′ N, 77° 23.073′ W. Marker is near Scotland Neck, North Carolina, in Halifax County. Marker is on U.S. 258 3.3 miles from River Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. The marker is located at the entrance to the Edwards Ferry Boating Access Area. Marker is in this post office area: Scotland Neck NC 27874, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Roanoke River (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Roanoke River (approx. 0.2 miles away); Trinity Church (approx. 4 miles away); Whitmel Hill (approx. 4 miles away); W. W. Kitchin (approx. 4.6 miles away); Claude Kitchin (approx. 5.1 miles away); Gallberry (approx. 5.8 miles away); Tillery Resettlement (approx. 6.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scotland Neck.
 
Also see . . .
1. Department of the Navy -- Naval Historical Center -- Confederate Ships--CSS Albemarle (1864-1864).
Wide view of the Ram Albemarle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 6, 2010
2. Wide view of the Ram Albemarle Marker
(Submitted on May 27, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. Washington County Historical Society - CSS Albemarle. (Submitted on May 27, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
Categories. War, US CivilWaterways & Vessels
 
Site of the Edward's Ferry Shipyard image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 6, 2010
3. Site of the Edward's Ferry Shipyard
Today's Edwards Ferry Boating Access Area, the C.S.S. Albemarle was completed and launched from this area in 1864.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 27, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 811 times since then and 83 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 27, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
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