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Exterior, Fort Macon, Carteret County, North Carolina

Fort Macon (Atlantic Beach, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Exterior, Fort Macon, Carteret County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Fortification
Item identifier:
buch0098
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Architect:
Architect:
Builder:
Created Date:
to
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Description:
Architectural Note: The fort's woodwork details were executed in the Greek Revival style. | Historical Note: The plans for Fort Macon were completed in 1821 by Bernard and Poussin, but later construction was directed by Eliason. The fort is considered North Carolina's greatest nineteenth century fortification and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Carteret County (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
Preservation North Carolina
Collection:
Tim Buchman Photographs, 1988-1998 (MC00583) held by
Note field:
Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
Rights:
Reproduction and use of this material requires permission from Preservation North Carolina. For general information see the Preservation North Carolina website (http://www.presnc.org).
Funding:
Digitization of this image was partially supported with federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

Building:

Built:
Street:
Fort Macon Rd
Community:
Atlantic Beach
State:
NC
Zip:
28512
Architectural note:
The fort's woodwork details were executed in the Greek Revival style.
Historical note:
The plans for Fort Macon were completed in 1821 by Bernard and Poussin, but later construction was directed by Eliason. The fort is considered North Carolina's greatest nineteenth century fortification, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Historical note:
The fort served at one time as a prison (between 1867-76).
Location:
Atlantic Beach (N.C.)
Subjects:
Fortification
Military buildings
Historic sites
Latitude, Longitude:
34.697952, -76.67834
External Resources:
North Carolina State Parks: Fort Macon

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