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Fort Fisher State Historic Site

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This was one of the largest Confederate earthwork fortifications. Located on this site are the remains of Fort Fisher, which was one of the largest Confederate earth work fortifications, with a restored palisade fence. Nearby is a modern visitor cen ter-museum (accessible to the handicapped) containing interpretative exhibits and an audio-visual presentation which relates the story of Fort Fisher. Among the displays are items recovered from sunken blockade-running ships. State headquarters for underwater archaeology and a picnic area are also located here.

Location: Hwy 421, Kure Beach North Carolina Telephone 910-458-5538

Other History nearby:
(Wilmington) Battleship North Carolina
(Wilmington) Cape Fear Museum
(Kure Beach) Fort Fisher State Historic Site
(Myrtle Beach) Hobcaw Barony Visitors Center
(Kure Beach) North Carolina Military History Museum
(Wilmington) Oakdale Cemetery

12/05 Coming to The Kure Beach area
John Blue Cotton Festival Laurinburg NC October12-13 Performances on an outdoor stage,vendor area with beautifully displayed crafts, clothing, and artwork, and wonderful food prepared by all of the food vendors.