1880 - 1947
— [Richard Etheridge, 1842 - 1900] —Located south of Oregon Inlet, Lifesaving Station Pea Island was the only unit in the history of the Coast Guard manned by all Black crews. This marker is dedicated to the crews of Pea Island who risked their lives and endured so that others might live.
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|Series||This marker is part of the More Than Words series|
|Placed By||The Coast Guard Association, on the Bicentennial of the US Coast Guard|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 1:22am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 439585 N 3974023|
|Decimal Degrees||35.90865000, -75.66955000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 54.519', W 75° 40.173'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 54' 31.14" N, 75° 40' 10.38" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 104 Fernando St, Manteo NC 27954, US|
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