"King George and Broadswords!"

In the early morning hours of February 27, 1776, Loyalist forces charged across a partially dismantled Moores Creek Bridge. Beyond the bridge, nearly 1,000 North Carolina Patriots waited quietly with cannons and muskets poised to fire. This battle marked the last broadsword charge by Scottish Highlanders and the first significant victory for the Patriots in the American Revolution.

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The Moores Creek Visitor Center has reopened. Before you visit, here is some helpful information about some of the changes we have made to help keep everyone safe.

Plan Your Visit /  Operating Hours

Plan Your Visit / Operating Hours

Plan your trip today! Find hours of operation and more.

Visitor Center building

Park Visitor Center Reopening

Moores Creek National Battlefield has restored access to the Visitor Center.

Minute Men firing a cannon.

History and Culture

Learn about the Battle of Moores Creek Bridge, the American Revolution, and more.

Minute Men volunteers.

Volunteer

Our volunteers are, without a doubt, Very Important People!

Gullah Geechee Heritage Corridor Map

Gullah Geechee

Meet the Gullah people, some of the local residents of the area, and discover their story!

Permits and Fees

Permits and Fees

Information on renting a facility or holding a gathering

Tour with a ranger.

Education

Plan a field trip today!

Recreate Responsibly

Recreate Responsibly

Learn about the operational modifications currently in place at Moores Creek National Battlefield before departing for the park.

Moores Creek Bridge on Winter Day

Get Virtual

Find your virtual Moores Creek National Battlefield Tour, Junior Ranger Booklet, and more...

Solider in brown coat standing in front of tent

Living Historian Guidelines

Find manuals, regulations and more.....

Last updated: October 2, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

40 Patriots Hall Dr.
Currie, NC 28435

Phone:

(910) 283-5591 x2223
Phones are currently out of service. Please contact us through Email.

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