The 1918 Fort Caswell Rifle Range has been designated as one of the 100 national WWI Centennial Memorials by the U.S. World War I Centennial Commission and the Pritzker Military Museum and Library.
The Friends of Fort Caswell Rifle Range, Inc is a 501(c)(3) non-profit and was founded to stabilize and preserve the Fort Caswell Rifle Range. All of our members are volunteers and receive no compensation.
Meet our volunteer Officers/Directors.
One of the few of its kind remaining in the United States.
The Fort Caswell Rifle Range was once part of Fort Caswell during World War I. After World War II, the rifle range was declared surplus and sold. The Historic Wilmington Foundation has listed the Fort Caswell Rifle Range among the 8 Most Threatened Historic Places in the Cape Fear Region for 2016 and 2017.
The Fort Caswell Rifle Range is located inside the Caswell Dunes subdivision, Caswell Beach, next to Oak Island Golf Course.