Digital Resources

Digital Resources Portal

Welcome to the Virtual Fort Fisher! Use this page to access virtual content related to our site. These resources are perfect for educators, students, or anyone wishing to explore Fort Fisher from the comfort of home.

From the American Battlefield Trust, here is part 1 of a site tour. Kris White is joined by Chris Fonvielle Jr. for a walk around the historic fort.

Site Tour, Part 2 with American Battlefield Trust

In this video, Kris White and Chris Fonvielle Jr. complete their comprehensive tour of Fort Fisher in North Carolina.

Highlights from the Debut of the Exhibit -- A Memory a People Could Not Forget: Lumbee Indians

This exhibit at Fort Fisher honors Lumbee men who were conscripted and forced to work at the Fort during the Civil War. It depicts the vital role played by Lumbee Indians in building the fort’s massive earthworks alongside free and enslaved African Americans. On hand for the exhibit debut was Michelle Lanier, Director, N.C. Division of State Historic Sites, Sarah Koonts, Acting Deputy Secretary & State Archivist, Pamela B. Cashwell, Secretary, Department of Administration, Robin Cummings, Chancellor, University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Nancy Fields, Director, Museum of the Southeast American Indian, Greg Richardson, Director, NC Commission of Indian Affairs as well as tribal representatives from Tribes across North Carolina. The exhibit was guest curated by the Museum of the Southeast American Indian and the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina

A Conversation with Becky Sawyer

In this video from the National Museum of Civil War Medicine, Director of Interpretation Jake Wynn speaks with Becky Sawyer of Fort Fisher State Historic Site in North Carolina.