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Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson

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  • The first permanent settlement of the Cape Fear Region- Brunswick Town became Fort Anderson during the Civil War. Founded as a town in 1726, and destroyed in 1776 by British soldiers on the eve of the Revolutionary War, the ruins include St. Philips Church, Russellborough the home of two Royal Governors, and the earthen mounds of Confederate Fort Anderson. The site includes a Visitor Center housing exhibits and artifacts from the historical town and an incredible mosaic by the legendary artist Claude Howell. A video program provides a brief orientation of the history of the area. A self guided walking tour map is also available. Please check their website for a listing of special programs and tours. Signature Events are Christmas Candlelight Tours led by Site Historians dressed in Period Clothing.


  • General Info
    General Info
    • Credit Cards Accepted:
    • Motorcoach Parking on Site:
    • Hours of Operation: Tues-Sat 9 am-5pm | Start July 12 until Labor Day Weekend: Sun:12noon-5pm
    • Admission: Free of Charge
    • Additional Information: Prices and hours are subject to change without notice.