UNC Pembroke Curates Museum of the Southeast American Indian

On June 29, 2021, Fort Fisher State Historic Site will debut a new exhibit depicting the contributions and remarkable story of Lumbee Indians at Fort Fisher entitled, A Memory A People Could Not Forget: Lumbee Indians at Fort Fisher.

Guest curated by UNC Pembroke’s Museum of the Southeast American Indian and the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina, the Civil War exhibit conveys the vital role played by Lumbee Indians in building the fort’s massive earthworks alongside free and enslaved African Americans.