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Fort Fisher is a beautiful sandy beach with Civil War museum and World War II bunker. A home of variety of locale like salt marshes, sea forests, tidal flats, sand dunes, beach and rocks. Loggerhead sea turtles who build their nest on the beaches can be found in Fort Fisher. The site is popular for recreation, research and education purposes. Visitors can boat, swim, fish, or just view the unusual area of the entire North Carolina coast. Fort Fisher became the main firing range of Camp David that was established 30 miles north of Wilmington in 1940 during the World War II. The firing range existed until 1944 and still can be visited at bunker.

Fort Fisher became the Lower Cape Fear?s top visitor attraction. It is the state?s three public aquariums with 93,000 sq-ft. facility. The new exhibit promotes an eye-opening to ?journey from the river to the sea?. Also, Fort Fisher is the third most visited historical site in North Carolina. It includes fascinating Civil War Museum, that remains the fortifications and a smaller museum called ?Hidden beneath the Waves?, an underwater archaeology exhibit on local shipwreck.
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