From July 15, 2016, 6 NBC News "New visitors center and Civil War museum to be built at Fort Fisher State Historic Site" by Lauren Rautenkranz.
The state funding has been approved. New Hanover County Representative Ted Davis was the legislator largely responsible to get $400,000 in state funds directed at this.
The money will be used in the early stages leading to the new building which will cost several million dollars. The friends of Fort Fisher will raise the largest amount of the money for construction of the building.