Change in Operation Hours & Seasons
Moores Creek National Battlefield's operating hours have changed. Please see Operating Hours & Seasons for more information.
Inclement Weather and Park Closure
Due to incoming wintry weather and expected icy road conditions as well as lack of road treatment on secondary roads, the park will close at 12:00 pm Tuesday, February 11, 2014 and will remain closed for Wednesday, February 12, 2014. More »
"King George and Broadswords!"
Loyalists were unaware of what they would encounter as they charged across a partially dismantled Moores Creek Bridge on February 27, 1776. Just beyond the bridge nearly 1,000 North Carolina patriots waited quietly with cannons and muskets poised to fire. This dramatic victory ended British rule in the colony forever.
Did You Know?
Historically, the spelling of place names was often subjective. Hence Moores Creek National Battlefield, NC uses no apostrophe in “Moores”. The same can be said for the location of Ft. Moultrie NHS on Sullivans Island, SC.