Fort Dobbs State Historic Site

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Fort Dobbs State Historic Site


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  • Seasons - Year-round
  • Hours - Tuesday - Saturday, 9 am - 5 pm except major holidays


  • 438 Ft. Dobbs Rd.

    Statesville,   NC   28625


Site of the only French and Indian War fort in N.C. Archaeological sites, artifact displays, nature trail and living history events. Named for Royal Governor Arthur Dobbs who authorized the fort's construction in 1756.

Currently under redevelopment with Phase 1 including reconstruction of the fort structure, followed by additional interpretative structures, exhibits and a visitor center/museum.

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438 Ft. Dobbs Rd.
Statesville NC 28625


Latitude: 35° 49' 17.7594" / Longitude: -80° 53' 50.64"

Special Directions:

I-40 Exit 151, North on Hwy 21 to Fort Dobbs Road and turn left; OR I-77 Exit 54, South on Hwy 21 to Fort Dobbs Road and turn right.

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