Help Needed to Recover Missing N.C. Highway Historical Marker

Caswell marker

The N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, which manages the North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, requests the public’s help in locating a missing historical marker. The marker was located in Southport at Supply Road at N.C. Highway 133 (Old Bridge Road) and is about a fort that the U.S. government began construction on but that was taken over by Confederates in 1861. It is named for Governor Caswell.

A webpage about the marker is online at  If you have information regarding the disappearance or whereabouts of this marker, please contact the N.C. Highway Historical Marker office at (919) 814-6620.

The N.C. Highway Historical Marker Program is within the Office of Archives and History and administered by the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources. The Highway Marker Program is collaboration between the N.C. Departments of Natural and Cultural Resources and Transportation.

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