Event Details

Battle of Sugarloaf Dune Lecture and Hike

When:

February 10, 2018
1:00 PM

Location:


1010 State Park Road
Carolina Beach, NC 28428
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Admission:

FREE!


Description:

The Battle of Sugarloaf Dune at Carolina Beach State Park features UNCW history professor and local Civil War expert, Dr. Chris Fonvielle, discussing  the days following the fall of Fort Fisher and the start of the Wilmington Campaign, when on Feb. 11 the Union attacked nearly 5,000 Confederate troops entrenched in earthworks across Pleasure Island. Following the lecture, Dr. Fonvielle will lead visitors on a two-mile hike along the Sugarloaf Trail to view remnants of the works and the 55-foot Sugarloaf Dune. Comfortable walking shoes and a bottle of water are recommended. Meet at the Visitor's Center.

More Info:

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