Fort Branch

River view

View of the Roanoke River from Fort Branch

2883 Fort Branch Road, Oak City NC 27857

Impressive Confederate fortifications on bluffs above the Roanoke River protected the Roanoke Valley and the railroad bridge at Weldon. Museum with unique artifacts recovered from the site is open weekends. Trails lead visitors through the earthworks.

Open 1:30-5:30 pm weekends (April through first weekend in November). Free.