MANDATORY WATER RESTRICTIONS ARE IN EFFECT for all CFPUA customers until further notice.

An open BURNING BAN is in effect for all unincorporated areas of New Hanover County, as debris collection from Hurricane Matthew continues.

A State of Emergency is still in effect due to coastal flood warnings.

Collections Selection: Fort Fisher: 150 Years

Exhibit on view: December 15, 2014 - July 13, 2015
Photo: Drawing of Fort Fisher reenactment, March 1984, Gift of Earl Kelly

Cape Fear Museum’s collection includes hundreds of artifacts that document the history of Fort Fisher and its changing role in the community. View a selection of objects and images that shed light on the past 150 years. Examine artifacts from when Fort Fisher was a battle site. See some of the different the ways the site has been used since 1865.


814 Market Street • Wilmington, NC 28401 • Phone 910-798-4370 • Fax 910-798-4382