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Engineering a Fort: The 154th Anniversary of the Fall of Fort Anderson

February 16 @ 10:00am - 4:00pm


“Where are the bricks? There’s no way THIS is a fort! WHY did they choose to make a fort out of DIRT?!” Join us on February 16th and learn why as we mark the 154th anniversary of the fall of Fort Anderson by exploring the ins and outs of the Cape Fear Defense System and it’s open gorge seacoast earthen fortifications. The event will feature lectures, artillery demos, and hands on activities for the entire family. Artillery demos to be held at 10:30am, 12:30pm, 2:00pm, and 3:30pm. This event is FREE.