Ocracoke in Hyde County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
U.S. Revenue Cutter in War of 1812. Patrolled Ocracoke Inlet. Escaped British ships offshore, 1813, to deliver warning of threat to New Bern.
Erected 2013 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number B 70.)
Location. 35° 6.958′ N, 75° 59.114′ W. Marker is in Ocracoke, North Carolina, in Hyde County. Marker is on Irvin Garrish Highway (State Highway 12), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. west of Water Plant Road. Marker is in this post office area: Ocracoke NC 27960, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lt. Robert Maynard (a few steps from this marker); British Cemetery - HMT Bedfordshire (approx. ¼ mile away); Lake Company (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ocracoke Lighthouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); A Light for Ocracoke Inlet (approx. half a mile away); U.S. Navy Beach Jumpers - Amphibious Forces, U.S. Navy Monument (approx. 1.2 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. North Carolina War of 1812 History. (Submitted on August 2, 2013, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
2. NC Markers - About this marker (Submitted on August 2, 2013, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Notable Places • War of 1812 • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 2, 2013, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 357 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 2, 2013, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.