Carteret County Courthouse, c1796 The oldest wood-framed courthouse in North Carolina, the courthouse has recently undergone an award-winning restoration. It serves as the backdrop for our courthouse dramatization, an integral tool for educating today’s youth about the early American legal system.
The inner corridor in Fort Macon, a five-sided fort constructed of brick and stone in 1826. Fort Macon was used by Union forces during the Civil War, and again during the Spanish-American War. The fort is now a part of the Fort Macon State Park in Carteret County, North Carolina.