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Review of Fort Macon

Fort Macon
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Owner description: A Civil War fortress located at the entrance of Beaufort Inlet.
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

If you want a change from the beachor pool it's a fun thing to go see. I learned a lot about the history of the fort.

Thank Karen T
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Reviewed 19 August 2017

Great place to visit when in the Atlantic Beach,NC area.
Free to see the Fort. You can take a guided tour for a fee.
Very informative movie in the visitors center.
Excellent displays and information to show you the history of the location.
The cannons are fired on Wednesdays between 4 and 4:15pm and certain Holidays.
While there you can walk along the beach surrounding the Fort.

Thank dlfitzpatrick F
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

Fort was built 1826 .. no railings around fort, so you must be very careful walking near the edges. Interesting museum inside fort and inside the building. Firing of the cannon takes place every Wednesday at 4pm during the summer months.

Thank Patricia s
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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We went when it was raining. Still had a great time. At a minimum, take the guided tour. If you don't want to do that, watch the movie in the main building before you out to the fort. We did both. I was surprised the entire visit is free (donations recommended).

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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

A must do if you are at the beach.
Well maintained civil war fort.
Learned a lot about what happened there during three wars.
Beautiful spot with scenic vistas, surrounded by rivers and sound.
Admission is free.

Thank Golfgma
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