Park Was Dedicated on
Thursday, February 11, 2021
(North of the Publix — old Federal Point Shopping Center)
Joseph Ryder Lewis, Jr.
Mr. Lewis (1926-2010) was a Carolina Beach resident, U.S. Army veteran, long-time employee of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and a member of the Federal Point Historic Preservation Society.
Keenly interested in his family’s history and that of the Lower Cape Fear, he donated 10 acres that included these Confederate earthworks of the so-called “Sugar Loaf lines,” to the Town of Carolina Beach for the public park in the late 1990s.
(Park is located North of the Publix — old Federal Point Shopping Center)
Hunter Ingram – Wilmington StarNews, Feb. 10, 2021:
Carolina Beach fulfills wish of late resident with opening of new Civil War Park
Island Gazette re: Park Developments