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Fort Macon State Park

Atlantic Beach, Military, Park

Five-sided fort constructed of brick and stone guarded the entrance to Beaufort Harbor. Seized by Confederate troops in 1861 at the outbreak of the Civil War. During reconstruction, Fort Macon was used as a prison. Collections include military artifacts, Civil War artifacts, two original mortars, and a field gun. Part of the new Civil War Trails program in NC.


  • 2303 E. Fort Macon Rd. Atlantic Beach, NC

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Carolina Publishing

PO Box 1155
Matthews, NC 28106

(704) 708-6270