Revolutionary War Fort

Revolutionary War Fort (HM26HZ)

Location: Bald Head Island, NC 28461 Brunswick County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 52.406', W 78° 0.04'

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British troops constructed Fort George to defend Bald Head Island and their warships' anchorage at the mouth of the Cape Fear River. American forces attacked the fort, but were repulsed, in early September 1776. This was believed to be the first amphibious operation in American military history.
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HM NumberHM26HZ
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Placed ByVillage of Bald Head Island
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Date Added Sunday, April 1st, 2018 at 7:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 777440 N 3752172
Decimal Degrees33.87343333, -78.00066667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 52.406', W 78° 0.04'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 52' 24.36" N, 78° 0' 2.4" W
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Area Code(s)910
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 103 Light House Wynd, Bald Head Island NC 28461, US
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