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It really is too bad that the area couldn't be preserved, renovated,and marketed like a southeastern NC version of Williamsburg, VA. Rebuild the cottages, the Jukejoint, and the waterfront piers and let it be a historical site for African Americans. I think all would agree that it ould be great to have a culturally significant site for African Americans. We are too quick, especially in Wilmington, to erase historically significant areas. The Battle of Wilmington grounds, the Shoo Fly Rail, the Park Avenue Trolley, the Ice House, etc,etc are examples of other areas that would have added to the historical charm of Wilmington, and would draw more visitors.


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