FORT MACON STATE PARK ATLANTIC BEACH NC HAS BEEN SELECTED AS THE STATE PARK OF THE YEAR IN NORTH CAROLINA.
The purpose of the organization shall be to maintain an as association of persons interested in the preservation of the memory, the spirit and the physical condition of historic Fort Macon, located on the eastern end of Bogue Banks, within Fort Macon State Park in North Carolina:
1. by perpetuating the memory of the people and events connected with this historic site through the acquisition and appropriate care of relics, documents and authentic reproductions, and by the display of such acquisitions in such a manner as to best serve the interest and enjoyment of the people of North Carolina and their visitors;
2. by encouraging historic research, particularly in relation to the Fort, and by developing libraries and materials appropriate to that research;
3. by encouraging both governmental and commercial organizations to dedicate funds for restoring the physical structure of the Fort and its historic equipment;
4. by promoting celebrations of all patriotic anniversaries and special event held at the Fort or its environs, and by assisting Park personnel in these and other activities, when requested, in order to make the Fort and Park an educational, hospitable, safe, and enjoyable experience for all.