Brunswick Town / Fort Anderson

Visit Brunswick Town / Fort Anderson

A major pre-Revolutionary port on North Carolina's Cape Fear River, Brunswick was razed by British troops in 1776 and never rebuilt. During the Civil War, Fort Anderson was constructed atop the old village site, and served as part of the Cape Fear River defenses below Wilmington before the fall of the Confederacy. Colonial foundations dot the present-day tour trail, which crosses the earthworks of the Confederate fort.

Plan Your Visit

The remains of a brick church with no roof doors or windows remaining and with a flat gravestone in the foreground

Location and Hours

Brunswick Town / Fort Anderson
8884 St. Philip's Rd. SE
Winnabow, NC 28479

Tuesday – Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Closed Sunday, Monday, and most major holidays
Admission is free


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