Carl Henning

Museum of the Cape Fear

I love small town museums. Now Fayetteville, North Carolina is not really a small town and the Museum of the Cape Fear is in a big building but it has that small town feel. (Because of nearby Fort Bragg there are some Army museums here too. I already blogged about them.) Adjacent to the museum are the remains of an Arsenal. Originally a United States Federal Arsenal, it was abandoned to the Confederates. They used it for making ammo and repairing guns. It was destroyed by the Union Army during the Civil War.


3 thoughts on “Museum of the Cape Fear

  1. Dean Gray

    Hi Carl, thanks for the history tour. (A couple notes: the second last sentence is missing a word “They used . . .” and two slides have arsenal misspelled.)

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