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USS North Carolina (BB-55) was the lead ship of North Carolina-class battleships and the fourth warship in the U.S. Navy to be named in honor of the State of North Carolina.
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One of North Carolina’s most treasured Civil War relics is the CSS Neuse, one of 26 ironclad ships in the Confederate Navy. The remains of the historic vessel have been moved to a new permanent home at 100 North Queen Street in downtown Kinston.
Fort Fisher was a Confederate fort during the American Civil War. It protected the vital trading routes of the port at Wilmington, North Carolina, from 1861 until its capture by the Union in 1865.
Fort Macon State Park is a North Carolina state park in Carteret County, North Carolina, in the United States. Located on Bogue Banks near Atlantic Beach, the park opened in 1936.
Fort Raleigh National Historic Site is a great place for students to explore a variety of subjects, from the history of the Lost Colony to the role this area played in the Civil War.
Downtown Elizabeth City is a perfect field trip destination for history, art and science. Here you will find the Museum of the Albemarle, Arts of the Albemarle and Port Discover, a hands-on children’s science center. Museum of the Albemarle introduces students to the rich history of the Albemarle region, including Native Americans, the birthplace of English America, Blackbeard the Pirate and the Wright brothers.
Historical landmark constructed in 1939 now owned and operated by the North Carolina Aquariums Society. Includes programs, pier cam, tide charts.
Thousands of marine animals will take your students on a journey from North Carolina’s highest mountains to the expanse of the Atlantic Ocean. Your students will enjoy touching stingrays, staring sharks in the eye and watching river otters play in this unique seaside setting.
North Carolina Aquariums is a system of 3 public aquariums located in Kure Beach, Roanoke Island and Pine Knoll Shores.
Welcome to the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher, located in Kure Beach, NC at the mouth of the Cape Fear River. Visitors journey along “The Waters of the Cape Fear” – from freshwater streams and swamps, to coastline habitats, reefs and the open ocean.