4. LOTS OF BIG GUNS:
In addition to the scores of Civil War-era rifles, artillery crews will fire several cannons including a recently refurbished replica of a rifled and banded 32-pounder.
5. MEET THE EXPERTS:
Nationally respected author Rod Gragg ("Confederate Goliath: the Battle of Fort Fisher") will deliver the keynote address at 11 a.m. followed by local historian and author Richard Triebe at 2:30 p.m..
6. ALL IN THE FAMILY:
If you can trace your family heritage back that far, Fort Fisher descendants are invited to gather for a reunion 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Courtyard Carolina Beach Oceanfront Marriott. Noted Fort fisher expert Chris Fonvielle will speak.
--Sure Woulda liked To have Been there. --Old B-Runner