Guidelines and Application to Plaque a Structure – Federal Point, NC

Under the Federal Point Historic Preservation Society (FPHPS) historic plaque program, any house, business, or other structure can be deemed eligible for an historic plaque if it meets certain criteria.  Anyone may submit an application for a structure or historic site to be considered.  Plaque applications are available at the Federal Point History Center, 1121-A North Lake Park Boulevard, Carolina Beach, NC.
Phone: 910-458-0502;  email


  • The structure or site must be located within the Federal Point area. The boundary of Federal Point is defined as the same as the township lines.
  • The structure or site must be greater than (50) years in age.
  • The age of the structure or site must be established through the use of official documents, such as deeds, tax record, or other records.


The FPHPS does not do the original research for you.  The applicant is responsible for providing all of the supporting historic documentation, photographs, etc., along with the application form.  The FPHPS can, however, provide assistance in guiding the applicant in how to obtain materials, or in suggesting a research firm or individual that can obtain the documentation for you for a fee.


The cost of the wooden plaque is $100.00 must be submitted with the application.  All expenses incurred for obtaining copies of the verifying documentation such as deeds, tax records, photographs, etc., is the responsibility of the applicant.

Historic Plaque Guidelines and Checklist

FPHPS Plaque Application