Fort Holmes, 1863-1865 Batteries No. 1 and No. 2

Fort Holmes, 1863-1865 Batteries No. 1 and No. 2 (HM26H8)

Location: Bald Head Island, NC 28461 Brunswick County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 52.063', W 78° 0.33'

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A rectangular sand bastion, Battery No. 2 mounted a 100-pounder Brooke Cannon and was located about 200 yards east. The site of circular-shaped Battery No. 1 with its 10-inch Columbiad cannon is about a 100 yards to the west. It sat upon the south end of "Bald Head", a dune complex that gave the island its name had been washed away by 1884.
HM NumberHM26H8
Placed ByVillage of Bald Head Island
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, April 1st, 2018 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 777011 N 3751525
Decimal Degrees33.86771667, -78.00550000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 52.063', W 78° 0.33'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 52' 3.7800000000001" N, 78° 0' 19.8" W
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Area Code(s)910
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7 Spikerush Ct, Bald Head Island NC 28461, US
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