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Historical Markers in Ocracoke, 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 (61) Craven County, NC (58) Hyde County, NC (12) Jones County, NC (1) Onslow County, NC (20) Pamlico County, NC (2)  CarteretCounty(61) Carteret County (61)  CravenCounty(58) Craven County (58)  HydeCounty(12) Hyde County (12)  JonesCounty(1) Jones County (1)  OnslowCounty(20) Onslow County (20)  PamlicoCounty(2) Pamlico County (2)
Ocracoke is in Carteret County
      Carteret County (61)  
      Craven County (58)  
      Hyde County (12)  
      Jones County (1)  
      Onslow County (20)  
      Pamlico County (2)  
 
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1North Carolina (Carteret County), Ocracoke — Exploring PortsmouthCape Lookout National Seashore
Believe it or not, Portsmouth, the small, now-deserted village on this remote island, was once a bustling seaport. North Carolina's colonial legislature chartered Portsmouth in 1733 to serve coastal trade, and for more than two years it was one of . . . Map (db m177229) HM
2North Carolina (Carteret County), Ocracoke — Methodist ChurchCape Lookout National Seashore
Completed in 1915 this church was the spiritual and communal center of the island, and like the villagers themselves it weathered many storms. As you enter the building notice that it tilts slightly to the right. The hurricane of 1944 left it this . . . Map (db m177424) HM
3North Carolina (Carteret County), Ocracoke — Through These DoorsCape Lookout National Seashore
In the 1900s this building served as general store and post office. Portsmouth villagers called it the "new" store because it was the latest in a series of stores serving the community. At one time in the 1860s there were five. This store was built . . . Map (db m177276) HM
4North Carolina (Hyde County), Ocracoke — A Light for Ocracoke Inlet
The first lighthouse at Ocracoke Inlet was the 1798 Shellcastle Rock lighthouse located on an island in the inlet. In such a location—defenseless against storms, tides, and winds—the lighthouse was often inoperative when needed most. . . . Map (db m114469) HM
5North Carolina (Hyde County), Ocracoke — British Cemetery - HMT Bedfordshire
These gravesites contain the bodies of four British seamen. Their ship, the armed trawler HMS Bedfordshire, was on loan to our Navy by Great Britain to help protect our shores during the early days of World War II. On May 11, 1942 the . . . Map (db m38781) HM
6North Carolina (Hyde County), Ocracoke — B-35 — Lake Company
Josiah Collins, Sr., and partners drained part of 100,000-acre tract near Lake Phelps with 6-mile canal, completed 1788; mouth 2 mi. southeast.Map (db m11404) HM
7North Carolina (Hyde County), Ocracoke — B-43 — Lt. Robert Maynard
Of the Royal Navy. Sent by Gov. Spotswood of Virginia, in the sloop "Ranger," killed the pirate Blackbeard off shore, 1718.Map (db m29963) HM
8North Carolina (Hyde County), Ocracoke — B-55 — Ocracoke Lighthouse
Oldest N. C. lighthouse still in service. Erected 1823 to serve Ocracoke Inlet trade. 75 ft. tall. Located 4/10 mile S. W.Map (db m114471) HM
9North Carolina (Hyde County), Ocracoke — Teach's Hole
Favorite anchorage of Edward Teach, alias Blackbeard.” Located in Pamlico Sound just off Springer's PointMap (db m162776) HM
10North Carolina (Hyde County), Ocracoke — U.S. Navy Beach Jumpers - Amphibious Forces, U.S. Navy Monument — Hyde County Heritage Trail —
[western face:] U.S. Navy Beach Jumpers Loop Shack Hill Advanced Amphibious Training Base, Ocracoke (AATB) December 1943 to January 1946 In December 1943, the U.S. Navy Section Base became the Advanced Amphibious Training . . . Map (db m29973) HM
11North Carolina (Hyde County), Ocracoke — B-70 — USRC Mercury
U.S. Revenue Cutter in War of 1812. Patrolled Ocracoke Inlet. Escaped British ships offshore, 1813, to deliver warning of threat to New Bern.Map (db m67238) HM
 
 
Jan. 18, 2022