“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Beaufort, North Carolina

Clickable Map of Carteret County, North Carolina and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Carteret County, NC (61) Craven County, NC (58) Hyde County, NC (15) Jones County, NC (1) Onslow County, NC (20) Pamlico County, NC (2)  CarteretCounty(61) Carteret County (61)  CravenCounty(58) Craven County (58)  HydeCounty(15) Hyde County (15)  JonesCounty(1) Jones County (1)  OnslowCounty(20) Onslow County (20)  PamlicoCounty(2) Pamlico County (2)
Beaufort is the county seat for Carteret County
Beaufort is in Carteret County
      Carteret County (61)  
      Craven County (58)  
      Hyde County (15)  
      Jones County (1)  
      Onslow County (20)  
      Pamlico County (2)  
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1North Carolina (Carteret County), Beaufort — BeaufortUnion Occupation and Confederate Spies
Before the outbreak of the Civil War in 1861, local citizens formed the Beaufort Harbor Guards. These Confederate sympathizers, led by Capt. Josiah Pender, occupied Fort Mason when the sole guard, U.S. Army Ordnance Sgt. William Alexander, quietly . . . Map (db m77029) HM
2North Carolina (Carteret County), Beaufort — Dividing Line Between Old & New Town
This indicates the dividing line between old and new town, and was erected in place of a cannon which formerly stood here; said cannon being part of the armament of the U.S. Privateer “Snap Dragon,” commanded by Cap’t Otway Burns, in the war, . . . Map (db m189372) HM
3North Carolina (Carteret County), Beaufort — C-83 — Jacob Henryca. 1775-1847
First Jewish member of N.C. legislature, 1808. Delivered a landmark address on religious freedom. Lived here.Map (db m77035) HM
4North Carolina (Carteret County), Beaufort — C-69 — Marine Research
The area around Beaufort and Morehead City long has been valued by marine biologists for its research potential. Army surgeons at Fort Macon in the 1870s published articles about marine life. In the 1880s The Johns Hopkins University for six summers . . . Map (db m77033) HM
5North Carolina (Carteret County), Beaufort — Menhaden Fishermen MonumentThe Beaufort Fisherman
In loving memory and recognition Menhaden Fishermen Past — Present — Future This is their livelihood, this is their life — they know the sea, can read God’s weather chart: sun, moon, and stars from memory. The compass points are there . . . Map (db m189374) HM
6North Carolina (Carteret County), Beaufort — C-43 — Old Burying Ground
Deeded to town, 1731, by Nathanael Taylor. Capt. Otway Burns of the War of 1812, Revolutionary and Civil War soldiers are buried here.Map (db m77031) HM
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7North Carolina (Carteret County), Beaufort — C-13 — Salt Works
Established by order of the Provincial Congress, April 24, 1776, for Revolutionary War use. They were located 1½ miles east.Map (db m67559) HM
8North Carolina (Carteret County), Beaufort — C-8 — Spanish Attack
Spanish force landed and captured Beaufort, 1747. Driven away a few days later by local troops.Map (db m67561) HM
9North Carolina (Carteret County), Beaufort — C-21 — Whale Fishery
At Shackleford Banks, six miles southeast by boat, was located a whale fishery of the 18th and 19th centuries.Map (db m67560) HM
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Sep. 27, 2022