June 30, 2012

WECT: Ceremony held for new plaque in Fort Fisher

WECT reports that a historical plaque has been added to the gazebo located at the Fort Fisher rocks.  The plaque is dedicated to the Civil War blockade runner, the Modern Greece. 

When reading the plaque you can look out over the water and see where the ship still sits roughly 300 yards off the beach.

Read the article here
Photo from article 

Video presented by the NC Department of Cultural Resources:

The Modern Greece Recovery, 1962 to Now:
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