Fort Dobbs: State Historic Site

I can say much about North Carolina, but, one thing the State does very well is to honor their history. Fort Dobbs is an exceptional historic site and its docents professional and steeped in knowledge.

This block house fort reconstruction of the French and Indian War era exemplifies the colonists as well as American Indians role during that period. Costumed interpreters give insight into this time of tangled history.

Following are pictorial representations of life in a 1750 military post.

Living Quarters of the Militia.

The original well was located in this spot. Archaeologists located several thousand artifacts from excavating the well.

Here are some reproductions:

Fort Storage Area

I learned much of this time period at this visit. Pre-pandemic over 6000 students visited the Fort. It is a must see.

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