Moores Creek National Battlefield

(redirected from Moore's Creek National Military Park)

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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Moores Creek National Battlefield,

88 acres (36 hectares), SE N.C.; est. 1926. The patriot victory over the Loyalists at Moores Creek Bridge on Feb. 27, 1776, prevented the intended British invasion of North Carolina and spurred revolutionary sentiment in the South; the battle is often called the Lexington and Concord of the South. See National Parks and MonumentsNational Parks and Monuments

National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Moores Creek National Battlefield

Address:40 Patriots Hall Dr
Currie, NC 28435

Phone:910-283-5591
Fax:910-283-5351
Web: www.nps.gov/mocr/
Size: 88 acres.
Established: Established on June 2, 1926, as a national military park; transferred from War Department on August 10, 1933; redesignated on September 8, 1980.
Location:20 miles northwest of Wilmington, North Carolina. From the city, take I-40 or US 421 north to the junction with NC 210, and then proceed west on US 210.
Facilities:Picnic area, rest rooms (é), visitor center (é), museum/exhibit, self-guided tour/trail.
Activities:Bicycling, fishing, bird-watching, battlefield tours, living history programs.
Special Features:The battle on February 27, 1776, between North Carolina Patriots and Loyalists is commemorated here. The Patriot victory notably advanced the revolutionary cause in the South.

See other parks in North Carolina.