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Swan Quarter in Hyde County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

British Invasion

 
 
British Invasion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 28, 2012
1. British Invasion Marker
Inscription. A British force under Admiral Cockburn occupied Portsmouth and Ocracoke, July 12-16, 1813. S.E. 30 miles across Pamlico Sound.
 
Erected 1975 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number B 19.)
 
Location. 35° 24.55′ N, 76° 19.909′ W. Marker is in Swan Quarter, North Carolina, in Hyde County. Marker is at the intersection of TG Sonny Boy Joyner Highway (State Highway 45) and Creekside Road, on the right when traveling north on TG Sonny Boy Joyner Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Swanquarter NC 27885, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mattamuskeet (approx. 7.2 miles away); Mattamuskeet Nat'l Wildlife Refuge (approx. 9 miles away).
 
Categories. War of 1812
 
NC 45 & Creekside Rd image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 28, 2012
2. NC 45 & Creekside Rd
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 1, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 261 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 1, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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