Please join us as we celebrate the 241st Anniversary of the Battle of Moores Creek Bridge, the 1st* Patriot victory during the war for Independence. Activities will include musket and cannon demonstrations throughout both days, as well as demonstrations of colonial trades such as blacksmithing, candle dipping, spinning, cooking, gardening, powder horn making, colonial toys and games, live music, and much more. For up to date information, please follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/moorescreeknps. The event is FREE and activities will take place on Saturday and Sunday, February 25-26, 2017 from 10:00 am-4:00 pm.
The combined North Carolina SAR Color Guard and North Carolina DAR chapters will commence a memorial walk on Saturday February 25 starting at the visitor’s center at 10:00 AM. There will be wreaths presented at the Women’s Momunment, at the Moore Monument, at the Loyalist Monument and finally at the Patriot John Grady Monument.
GARY O. GREEN, Lt Col, USAF (Ret)
President, North Carolina SAR
State President's Goals: Retention, Communication, Veterans Recognition
6720 Creek Ridge Rd
Wilmington, NC 28411-8908
* in North Carolina
RSVP to get your wreath properly recognized.
Vendors will be available for lunch at the Battleground. In addition, around 11:30 AM following the event a fund-raising lunch will be served at the Currie Community Baptist Church. The cost will be $10 per person; Seating is limited; reservations for the meal are required with John Thornhill by 10 Feb 2017. Cell phone contact: (910) 284-0232
Overnight accommodations have been reserved at the Hampton Inn University Area in Wilmington. Reservations for the Inn may be made:
Hampton Inn Wilmington University Area
124 Old Eastwood Road Wilmington, NC 28403