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Support the Fort

There’s more than one way to be a Friend of Fort Macon!

You can support the Fort by donating and becoming a member, or simply signing up as a volunteer.  Just click on one of the buttons provided to jump to your preferred method!

Donation Fund

Your donation will help with programming and exhibits.


Your donation will help with programming and exhibits. You will receive two decals, a 15% discount from the bookstore/giftshop and a Biannual copy of the Ramparts newsletter.

Lifetime Membership

When you become a lifetime member you will receive a 3×5 flag that flew over the fort, a photo of Fort Macon, a lifetime certificate with Seal, a behind the scenes tour of all our exhibits to include areas not available to the public and see many artifacts that have never been on display. You will also receive a hat, tote bag and two decals, 15% discount from the bookstore/giftshop and be invited to any unique events and programs as well as receiving any new promotional items when they come available. Biannual copy of the Ramparts newsletter.

Make a donation and become a member!

When you join The Friends of Fort Macon, your membership acknowledges the importance of historic Fort Macon. Our members are committed to preserving one of the most intact historical structures surviving to this day. Once guarding Beaufort Inlet beginning in 1834 and occupied in force during the Civil War, Spanish American War and World War II.   Fort Macon now provides expanded hiking trails, migrating bird habitat, annual sea turtle nesting sites, surf fishing, swimming, historically accurate displays, cannons and coastal education. All of these wonderful opportunities on the Crystal Coast need attention and funding for future generations.

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Volunteer with Friends!

The Friends of Fort Macon utilize trained volunteers to assist the public with historic Fort tours, hosting the welcome desk inside the Coastal Education Visitors’ Center, coordinating family-friendly events and serving on the Board of The Friends of Fort Macon. Don’t hesitate to contact us at to indicate your interest. Not sure you have enough current information? Don’t worry. The Friends of Fort Macon offer annual training opportunities to enhance your knowledge and work within your time restraints.

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    Financial information about this organization and a copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at 919-814-5400. The license is not an endorsement by the State.
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