Deep Water Point 1812-1814

Deep Water Point 1812-1814 (HM26I8)

Location: Southport, NC 28461 Brunswick County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 55.769', W 77° 59.868'

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Encampment Site

During the war of 1812, North Carolina Governor William Hawkins called up companies of militia from Brunswick, Bladen, New Hanover and Duplin counties for the coastal defense of the state against British invasion to serve at Fort Johnston in Southport. Many were encamped here at Deep Water Point. They were confronted by severe shortages of shelter, clothing and medicines. Barracks construction was delayed because of inclement, weather and lack of tools and materials.
HM NumberHM26I8
Year Placed2012
Placed ByNational Society United States Daughters of 1812. Nona Thompson Quinn president, National October 19, 2012
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Date Added Sunday, April 1st, 2018 at 10:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 222883 N 3758386
Decimal Degrees33.92948333, -77.99780000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 55.769', W 77° 59.868'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 55' 46.14" N, 77° 59' 52.08" W
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Area Code(s)910
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6299 Inlet Watch Dr, Southport NC 28461, US
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