The Moores Creek National Battlefield commemorates the skirmish between Patriot and Loyalist forces in North Carolina fought on February 27, 1776. Run by the National Park Service, visitors can learn more about the battle at the visitor center or via ranger talks that occur regularly on the site.

In addition, visitors can also see the Moores Creek Women’s Monument, erected by the Moores Creek Monument Association in 1907 and dedicated to the women of lower Cape Fear who assisted the Patriot cause during the American Revolution.  

Moores Creek Bridge: What's Nearby

Currie, NC
Bellamy Mansion Museum of History and Design Arts
Wilmington, NC
Battle of Forks Road and “Boundless” U.S. Colored Troops Memorial
Wilmington, NC

Related Battles

Currie, NC | February 27, 1776
Result: American Victory
Estimated Casualties