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Near Manteo in Dare County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Fort Huger

 
 
Fort Huger Marker image. Click for full size.
May 8, 2007
1. Fort Huger Marker
Inscription. Principal Confederate fort on Roanoke Island. Mounted twelve guns. Surrendered Feb. 8, 1862. Earthworks are 100 yards south.
 
Erected 1983 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number B-2.)
 
Location. 35° 55.625′ N, 75° 43.416′ W. Marker is near Manteo, North Carolina, in Dare County. Marker is on U.S. 64/264, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located on Roanoke Island at the US 64/264 boat access ramp at William B. Umstead (Croatan Sound) Bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Manteo NC 27954, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Naval Battle of Roanoke Island (within shouting distance of this marker); Deliverance (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bondage (about 300 feet away); The Promised Land (about 300 feet away); Fort Blanchard (approx. 0.2 miles away); First English Colonies (approx. mile away); R. A. Fessenden (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Light of Freedom (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manteo.
 
Also see . . .
1. Confederate Defense of Roanoke Island. The site also details Burnsides' Coastal
Fort Huger Marker image. Click for full size.
May 8, 2007
2. Fort Huger Marker
Earthworks are on Private Property
Carolinas campaign of 1861-62. (Submitted on January 21, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. Roanoke Island - Fort Huger. Battle summary. (Submitted on January 21, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

3. More Photos of Fort Huger and Blanchard Sites. From Civil War Album. (Submitted on January 21, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 20, 2008. This page has been viewed 1,588 times since then and 73 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 20, 2008. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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