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Fayetteville in Cumberland County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

North Carolina Arsenal

 
 
North Carolina Arsenal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 25, 2013
1. North Carolina Arsenal Marker
Inscription. The courses of lighter colored brick found in this brick pad represent foundations uncovered while preparing the area for construction. The walls were part of the main arsenal building which was started in 1838 and completed in fall of 1839. The building was used as a storage facility for small arms, rifles and muskets.
 
Location. 35° 3.252′ N, 78° 53.616′ W. Marker is in Fayetteville, North Carolina, in Cumberland County. Marker can be reached from Arsenal Avenue west of Bradford Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. The marker is on the grounds of the U.S. Arsenal-Museum of Cape Fear Historical Complex. Marker is at or near this postal address: 801 Arsenal Avenue, Fayetteville NC 28301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Arsenal Stones (within shouting distance of this marker); Arsenal Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Forging and Casting [and] Smith's Shops (1839 - 1842) (within shouting distance of this marker); Engine House (1838 - 1848) (within shouting distance of this marker); The "Ghost" Tower (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1897 Poe House
North Carolina Arsenal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 25, 2013
2. North Carolina Arsenal Marker
(about 300 feet away); Gun Carriage and Turning Shop (1842 - 1849) (about 300 feet away); Arsenal (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Fayetteville.
 
Also see . . .  Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex. (Submitted on November 25, 2013.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
The lighter brick marks the foundation of the arsenal image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 25, 2013
3. The lighter brick marks the foundation of the arsenal
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 209 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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