HDR – The Arches in Fort Macon - This HDR image was taken at Fort Macon which is located in eastern North Carolina close to Morehead City. The fort has a rich history which goes back to 1834. The grounds are beautiful with access to the beach in a few areas. The park also contains a more modern visitor facility with displays and information about the history of the fort. / www.HDR4real.com
Cherished Family Photos: Bryant Siblings This is one of those photos I hold dear in my collection. It is one of two that I have that has 7 of the Bryant siblings pictured together. My Bryant family line is one of my maternal lines that came from Morehead City, NC. Morehead City is located in Carteret County and is approximately 36 miles southeast of New Bern, NC.
Fort Macon, located on the Outer Banks of Carteret County, NC, the perfect location to protect the seaward approaches to both Morehead City and Beaufort during the Civil War. In the spring of 1862, Fort Macon, under the command of Col. Moses White, fell to Union Army Major General Ambrose Burnside.