Historic Sites

From Civil War sites to the longest continuously operating USO in the United States, Onslow has a rich history to share. Explore the history of our area.  You might also enjoy browsing Military and Memorial Sites in the area.

Coastal NC During the Civil War

If you're looking to take in SOME North Carolina Civil War history during your visit to Onslow County, the Swansboro Historical Society has put together a comprehensive walking tour to engage and enlighten vistors on the history of the area. Additionally, the tour features several other important North Carolina historical sites. Be sure to click on the website below for full details and a map of the tour.

TBD, Swansboro
Distance from Jacksonville: 18.01 miles


The Swansboro Historical Association has made learning about the area's Civil War history easy and accessible.


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