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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Harkers Island, North Carolina
Location of Harkers Island, North Carolina
► Carteret County (55) ► Craven County (56) ► Hyde County (12) ► Jones County (1) ► Onslow County (20) ► Pamlico County (0)
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|The Olive Thurlow, a three-masted, 149-foot barkentine, was built in 1876. She was bound for New York City from Charleston with a load of yellow pine lumber in 1902. During a storm on December 5, she sank in Cape Lookout Bight near the . . . — — Map (db m76683) HM|
|Constructed, 1857-1859, to replace original 1812 tower. Present lighthouse, 150 feet tall, is four miles south. — — Map (db m76672) HM|
This 1,500-gallon cistern collects stormwater runoff from the roof of the museum. The storm water collected by the cistern is used for general irrigation purposes on site. Storm water controls such as this help prevent fecal coliform and other . . . — — Map (db m77039) HM|
|An estuary is where water from rivers mixes with salt water from the ocean. The country’s second largest estuary is located here within North Carolina’s Back, Core, and Pamlico Sounds. Its water, nutrients, marsh grasses, and sunlight create a . . . — — Map (db m76720) HM|
|Erected in 1778 by Le Chevalier de Cambray & Capt. de Cottineau to protect Cape Lookout Bay. Dismantled, 1780. Site four miles south. — — Map (db m146056) HM|
|Welcome to the Harkers Island Visitor Center at Cape Lookout National Seashore
Spanning from Ocracoke Inlet to Beaufort Inlet, Cape Lookout National Seashore preserves 56 miles of undeveloped beaches, marsh, and soundside waters along the Outer . . . — — Map (db m76673) HM|
|Across the shallow waters of Core Sound and Back Sound a low string of islands appears to float on the horizon, barely above the waves. Those islands, along with their soundside marshes and surrounding waters, are the park—Cape Lookout . . . — — Map (db m76717) HM|
|The 1859 Cape Lookout Lighthouse warns ships about the dangerous Cape Lookout Shoals—sandbars that jut out over 10 miles into the ocean.
Replacing a short, 107-foot 1812 lighthouse, the new lighthouse has double walls. This design . . . — — Map (db m76685) HM|
| This 80 sq. ft. rain garden collects stormwater runoff from the roof of the Jean-Dale boat shed and the adjacent road. Rain gardens are depressions that contain native plants that absorb and filter polluted stormwater. This simple and effective . . . — — Map (db m77038) HM|