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Fort Anderson

Area historic sites to get money for repairs, improvements

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State historical attractions in the coastal area are slated to receive thousands of dollars in repair and renovation funds under a statewide capital improvement campaign that has been on hold for several years due to the recession. Full story...
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History comes alive at Fort Anderson

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videoHistory buffs learned about the role of obstructions and torpedoes during the Civil War at Brunswick Town Fort Anderson State Historic Site this weekend. Full story...
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Fort Anderson comes to life

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video This weekend the sights, sounds, and smells of life at Fort Anderson brought many back to the time of the Civil War. History came alive when volunteers came from all over to dress for the time and remind residents in our area a little of its past. Full story...
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Researchers to spend month digging at Brunswick Town, Fort Anderson

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For the next month, archaeologists will study the historic Brunswick Town and Fort Anderson area to see if they can uncover any more information about the site. Full story...
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Start of Civil War excited some Wilmingtonians, saddened others

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video The attack on Fort Sumter, less than 200 miles down the coast, stirred up mixed emotions among the citizens of Wilmington on that historic day. Full story...
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Crews and volunteers continue to excavate Fort Anderson

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Inside Brunswick Town, a place that used to be a bustling colonial port town, lies the remains of an old battery. Archaeologists are trying to uncover pieces from the 1800’s, when this spot was a fort constructed by the Confederates. Full story...
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Archaeologists to excavate Fort Anderson in Brunswick County

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Archaeologists are hoping to unearth what lies beneath a historic Brunswick County site. The work comes after archaeologists discovered grave sites on the grounds with the help of a radar ground scan last July. Full story...
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