Fort Fisher

Visit Fort Fisher

Until the last few months of the Civil War, Fort Fisher kept North Carolina's port of Wilmington open to blockade-runners supplying necessary goods to Confederate armies inland. By 1865, the supply line through Wilmington was the last remaining supply route open to Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia. When Ft. Fisher fell after a massive Federal amphibious assault on January 15, 1865, its defeat helped seal the fate of the Confederacy.

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Location and Hours

Fort Fisher
1610 Ft. Fisher Blvd. South
Kure Beach, NC 28449

Hours
Tuesday – Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. (Memorial Day through Labor Day)
Closed Monday and most major holidays
Admission is free

Contact
910-251-7340
fisher@ncdcr.gov

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