Fort Dobbs

French & Indian War – Archaeology

Situated in the Piedmont region of North Carolina near the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Ft. Dobbs State Historic Site provides a window into the tumultuous period of history known as the French and Indian War (1754-1763) or Seven Years War.

As the only state historic site associated with the period, it represents North Carolina's link with a global war for empire that crossed five continents, lasted nearly a decade and sowed the seeds for independence.

Resources

Visit the Friends of Fort Dobbs website.

Fort Dobbs

Upcoming Events

  • December 13:
    Winter on the Western Frontier

    Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm
    Historic interpreters will present musket and cannon firing demonstrations, as they explain how soldiers of the French and Indian War fared in the winter.


  • December 24 - 26
    Site Closed

    We will be closed Wednesday, December 24th through Friday, December 26th in observance of Christmas (state holiday). We will re-open to the public on Saturday, December 27th on our regular schedule.


Fort Dobbs Information

Contact Us

Ft. Dobbs
438 Ft. Dobbs Road
Statesville, N.C. 28625
Phone: 704-873-5882
Email: info@fortdobbs.org

Hours of Operation

Tuesday to Saturday, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Closed Sunday, Monday, and most major holidays.

Admission

No admission fees. Donations are accepted and appreciated.


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