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Beaufort in Carteret County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Spanish Attack

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, August 10, 2013
1. Spanish Attack Marker
Inscription. Spanish force landed and captured Beaufort, 1747. Driven away a few days later by local troops.
 
Erected 1936 by North Carolina State Historical Commission. (Marker Number C-8.)
 
Location. 34° 43.205′ N, 76° 39.806′ W. Marker is in Beaufort, North Carolina, in Carteret County. Marker is on Turner Street 0.1 miles south of Cedar Street (U.S. 70), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Beaufort NC 28516, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Salt Works (a few steps from this marker); Whale Fishery (a few steps from this marker); Old Burying Ground (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Beaufort (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jacob Henry (approx. mile away); Marine Research (approx. half a mile away); Fort Macon (approx. 1.8 miles away); Fort Macon Coast Guard Station (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beaufort.
 
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Spanish Attack Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 10, 2013
2. Spanish Attack Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 12, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 240 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 12, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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