Fort Holmes, 1863-1865 Battery No. 4

Fort Holmes, 1863-1865 Battery No. 4 (HM26I0)

Location: Bald Head Island, NC 28461 Brunswick County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 52.334', W 77° 59.985'

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Battery No. 4 highlights what remains of Fort Holmes. This crescent-shaped sand bastion mounted two 24-pounder and two 32-pounder cannon to guard against an enemy attack from the direction of East Beach and Bald Head Creek. The battery and a large ordinance magazine for storing gunpowder and artillery projectiles remain essentially intact.
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HM NumberHM26I0
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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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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 222517 N 3752040
Decimal Degrees33.87223333, -77.99975000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 52.334', W 77° 59.985'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 52' 20.04" N, 77° 59' 59.1" W
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Area Code(s)910
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 106 Light House Wynd, Bald Head Island NC 28461, US
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