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Articles in Caswell Beach Parks, Fort Fisher Historic Site, Museum of Coastal Carolina and Old Baldy Lighthouse and Smith Island Museum

Museum of Coastal Carolina

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The Museum of Coastal Carolina, North Carolina's only natural history museum on a barrier island. Experience coastal nature for the fun of it! Standing on the ocean floor would be a wonderful way to experience the marine environment up close. Visitor... Read full article

Old Baldy Lighthouse and Smith Island Museum

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Old Baldy is the oldest standing lighthouse in North Carolina. It has maintained its original form and location for over 187 years. The most important purpose of Old Baldy was to mark the Cape Fear River entrance for the maritime sailors. It was neve... Read full article

Caswell Beach Parks and Beach Access

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Caswell Beach Parks include the Oak Island Lighthouse and two public beach access to 4 miles of beautiful beaches at the mouth of the Cape Fear River. Enjoy relaxing on wide beaches and watch dolphin play in the surf.... Read full article

Fort Fisher State Historic Site

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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 suppl... Read full article

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