About Us


The Friends of Fort Macon, an all volunteer tax exempt organization currently with over 1000 members, have as their mission the support of the Fort through the following activities by:

  • Providing guides for the Fort and Nature tour programs.
  • Assisting in celebrations and special events held in the park.
  • Procuring enough cannon to make the ramparts of the Fort resemble their appearance in 1862.
  • Restoration of the Kitchen Facilities including: Bakehouse in Casemate 12, Commissary Storeroom in Casemate¬†24 and the Kitchen in Casemate 23. (Completed in 2003).
  • Assisting in the development and construction of additional educational exhibits.
  • Providing information about the Fort through newsletters and the Internet.