Wreck Of The Metropolis

Wreck Of The Metropolis (HM677)

Location: Corolla, NC 27927 Currituck County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 19.594', W 75° 49.051'

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Steamer ran aground, Jan. 31, 1878, killing 85. Tragedy prompted improvements in the U.S. Lifesaving Service. Remains are 3/5 mi. SE.
HM NumberHM677
Marker NumberA-33
Year Placed2004
Placed ByNorth Carolina Division of Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 9:26am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 426623 N 4020480
Decimal Degrees36.32656667, -75.81751667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 19.594', W 75° 49.051'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 19' 35.64" N, 75° 49' 3.06" W
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Area Code(s)252
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 13-33 NC-12, Corolla NC 27927, US
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