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Gov. Caswell Memorial

2612 W Vernon Ave, Kinston, NC 28504-3386
+1 252-522-2091
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RICHARD CASWELL MEMORIAL SITE

OK, the original CSS Neuse that once stood on this site was moved and on display downtown Kinston... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2016
_wrowlanda
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Arkansas
Missing in action, again

Based on the Trip Advisor reviews, we had hoped to see the remains of the Confederate Ironclad... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2013
MosbyScout
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Lake Worth, Florida
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  • Very good51%
  • Average0%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible0%
5 Aug 2016
“RICHARD CASWELL MEMORIAL SITE”
29 Apr 2013
“Missing in action, again”
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2612 W Vernon Ave, Kinston, NC 28504-3386
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+1 252-522-2091
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Reviewed 6 August 2016

OK, the original CSS Neuse that once stood on this site was moved and on display downtown Kinston at the CSS Neuse Interpretive Museum. This site contains a small informative museum of Revolutionary War hero and 1st Governor of NC Richard Caswell. Friendly informative museum...More

Thank _wrowlanda
Reviewed 29 April 2013

Based on the Trip Advisor reviews, we had hoped to see the remains of the Confederate Ironclad vessel CSS Neuse, but it was nowhere to be seen. This seems somehow fitting for a ship that never carried out its mission – running aground before seeing...More

1  Thank MosbyScout
Reviewed 26 July 2012

Recently this exhibit was moved to better location to help preserve the artifact. I don't believe that the exhibit is now viewable but should open soon. I had no idea how large these ironclads were until I saw the CSS Neuse. It has been undergoing...More

Thank Transplantedyankee05
Reviewed 20 May 2012

The CSS Neuse is one of a few confederate iron clads on exhibit *two I think) and only a handful period on display. Very small museum but good and a good friendly staff. The boat will be moving to a new museum in downtown Kinston...More

Thank gborotraveler
Reviewed 5 May 2012

When we visited the site on May 1st we didn't expect much. But there was a tour guide who explained the ships history very detailed and vivdly. She also answered all our questions with great patience and showed us the models they have at the...More

Thank abceschweitzer
Reviewed 24 November 2011

The hull of the CSS Neuse is on display. The CSS Neuse was an iron-clad vessel built during the Civil War. It never saw much action and was eventually burned to the waterline in order to keep it from falling into the hands of the...More

Thank Travel201102
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