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Small Arms Demonstration

Fort Macon at Fort Macon State Park
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fort.macon@ncparks.gov

 

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2303 E. Fort Macon Road
Atlantic Beach, NC 28512

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Small Arms Demonstration

Come out to the Fort’s parade ground at 10:30 am on Wednesday to learn about one of the small arms (musket, flint lock, or rifle) that a soldier station at Fort Macon would have carried and used.  This will include a blank firing demonstration of the weapon.  This event will be held outdoors.  Social distancing will need to be maintained with people not in you party and masks are highly encouraged.    
 

Date of Event: 
Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 10:30am
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 10:30am
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 10:30am
Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 10:30am
Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 10:30am
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - 10:30am

Start Location: 
Fort Parade Ground

Park Maps and Brochures:

Upcoming Events:

Friday, April 23, 2021 - 11:00am
Saturday, April 24, 2021 - 11:00am
Sunday, April 25, 2021 - 11:00am