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The North Carolina Coast Sights

Moore's Creek National Battlefield

  • 40 Patriots Hall Dr. Map It
  • Military Site

Updated 10/09/2012

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American patriots not only ambushed charging Loyalists on this site on February 27, 1776, but they also seized the equivalent of $1 million in British sterling. The battle is reenacted on the anniversary each year, and a 10-minute film shot on the site and shown in the visitor center tells the story, with professional actors playing the parts. See it before walking an interpretive trail lining the battlefield. Exhibits also fill the visitor center, and the 85-acre park

is a wildlife habitat.

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Sight Information

Address:

40 Patriots Hall Dr., 20 mi northwest of Wilmington on Rte. 210, Currie, North Carolina, 28435, United States

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Phone:

910-283–5591

Website: www.nps.gov/mocr

Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Daily 9–5

Updated 10/09/2012

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