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Fort wall, Fort Macon, Carteret County, North Carolina

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

Title:
Fort wall, Fort Macon, Carteret County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Forts
Walls
Original Format:
Color slides
Item identifier:
buch0122
Photographer:
Buchman, Tim more info on Buchman, Tim 
Created Date:
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 Preservation North Carolina
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: Fort Macon (Atlantic Beach, Carteret County, North Carolina)

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 1867-1876.
Location:
Atlantic Beach (N.C.)
Subjects:
Forts
Military buildings
Historic sites
National Register of Historic Places
Woodwork
Greek revival (Architecture)
Headquarters, Military
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
North Carolina -- History
Prisons
Moats
Latitude, Longitude:
34.697952, -76.67834
External Resources:
North Carolina State Parks: Fort Macon