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Evening Gun

Evening Gun

Meet in the fort to watch a 19th century cannon be loaded and fired in the military tradition of the "Evening Gun."  Cannon Crew provided by US Coast Guard Station Ft. Macon.

Date of Event: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 4:00pm
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 4:00pm
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 4:00pm
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 4:00pm
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 4:00pm
Start Location: 

Fort Macon State Park

2303 East Fort Macon Road
Atlantic BeachNC 28512
Latitude: 34.697952
Longitude: -76.678340

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Fort Macon: 9am - 5:30pm daily.

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