• Dogwoods in bloom during the spring

    Fort Raleigh

    National Historic Site North Carolina

Park Statistics

Visitation
There are several reporting systems and studies that document visitation statistics at Fort Raleigh National Historic Site:

 

Acreage
Fort Raleigh National Historic Site encompasses 355.45 acres.

Designations
1934 Fort Raleigh State Park established (North Carolina Historical Commission)
1941 Fort Raleigh National Historic Site established (NPS)
1966 National Register of Historic Places
2002 National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom

Did You Know?

English flag in the 16th century

Contrary to folklore, the potato and tobacco were never introduced as true discoveries by Sir Walter Raleigh or his explorers. These were introduced to England by Spanish traders in the 1580s.