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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Harkers Island, 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; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Carteret County, NC (102) Craven County, NC (60) Hyde County, NC (23) Jones County, NC (1) Onslow County, NC (19) Pamlico County, NC (2)  CarteretCounty(102) Carteret County (102)  CravenCounty(60) Craven County (60)  HydeCounty(23) Hyde County (23)  JonesCounty(1) Jones County (1)  OnslowCounty(19) Onslow County (19)  PamlicoCounty(2) Pamlico County (2)
Beaufort is the county seat for Carteret County
Harkers Island is in Carteret County
      Carteret County (102)  
ADJACENT TO CARTERET COUNTY
      Craven County (60)  
      Hyde County (23)  
      Jones County (1)  
      Onslow County (19)  
      Pamlico County (2)  
 
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1 North Carolina, Carteret County, Harkers Island — Olive Thurlow Anchor
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
2 North Carolina, Carteret County, Harkers Island — C-24 — Cape Lookout Lighthouse Reported missing
Constructed, 1857-1859, to replace original 1812 tower. Present lighthouse, 150 feet tall, is four miles south.Map (db m225924) HM
3 North Carolina, Carteret County, Harkers Island — CisternsReducing Stormwater Runoff at the Core Sound Waterfowl Museum
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
4 North Carolina, Carteret County, Harkers Island — Estuaries of the Sound
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
5 North Carolina, Carteret County, Harkers Island — C-55 — Fort Hancock
Erected in 1778 by Le Chevalier de Cambray & Capt. de Cottineau to protect Cape Lookout Bay. Dismantled, 1780. Site four miles south.Map (db m225923) HM
6 North Carolina, Carteret County, Harkers Island — Harkers Island Visitor Center at Cape Lookout National Seashore
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
7 North Carolina, Carteret County, Harkers Island — Horizon of Islands
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
8 North Carolina, Carteret County, Harkers Island — In Honor and Rememberance
In Honor and Remembrance of the heroes and victims of September 11, 2001 and to celebrate the enduring spirit of all Americans.Map (db m226083) WM
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9 North Carolina, Carteret County, Harkers Island — In Honor of Our Veterans
* Killed in Action Amspacher, James A. CG • Barum, Donald N • Bates, David MC • Birch, Jerry A • Brennan, Ken MC • Brooks, Carroll P., Sr. N • Brooks, Carroll P., Jr. A • Brooks, Claude D. CG • Brooks, Claude W. CG • Brooks, Curvis A • Brooks, . . . Map (db m226112) WM
10 North Carolina, Carteret County, Harkers Island — Protecting People and Ships
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
11 North Carolina, Carteret County, Harkers Island — Rain GardensReducing Stormwater Runoff at the Core Sound Waterfowl Museum
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
12 North Carolina, Carteret County, Harkers Island — Welcome to Harkers Island…The Outer Banks National Scenic Byway
In 1895, fewer than 30 families lived here. The residents of Shackleford Banks, across Back Sound and south of Harkers Island, began an exodus after the 1899 hurricane hit. The majority settled here. These relocated bankers were shore whalers . . . Map (db m213054) HM
 
 
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Apr. 14, 2024