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Submitted by Helen Holt on Sun, 01/18/2015 - 6:21pm.READ MORE:
This weekend is the 150th Anniversary of the 2nd Battle of Fort Fisher. Organizers say no other Fort Fisher program compares to what visitors can expect to see at the fort over the next few days. Full story...
Submitted by Helen Holt on Sat, 06/28/2014 - 5:47pm.READ MORE:
People traveled from all over to Fort Fisher Saturday for summer program "Waves of Fire and Smoke and Deadly Showers of Cast Iron: Artillery at Fort Fisher" that taught not only the history of the fort, but the important part artillery had on the fort during The Civil War. Full story...
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Sun, 02/09/2014 - 5:22am.READ MORE:
You might have thought you've stepped back in time walking around Cameron Museum Saturday if it weren't for the occasional iPhone picture, of course. Reenactors and Civil War enthusiasts from all over gathered to commemorate the battle of Forks Road. Full story...
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Sat, 01/18/2014 - 5:55pm.READ MORE:
Ft. Fisher commemorates the 149th anniversary of its pivotal civil war battle. Period clothing and uniforms were all the rage as visitors experienced living history. Full story...
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Tue, 11/19/2013 - 10:14am.READ MORE:
An important figure to the Confederacy, W.H.C. Whiting was in charge of the defense system that guarded the Cape Fear during the war. Full story...
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Wed, 09/04/2013 - 7:33am.READ MORE:
The discovery of a lifetime. A local man finds a newly exposed shipwreck while fishing at Wrightsville Beach. Hear the story of the wreck. Full story...
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Thu, 08/29/2013 - 4:06pm.READ MORE:
Could it be a shipwreck never before caught on camera? A local surfer might have found one yesterday while fishing at the south end of Wrightsville Beach. Full story...
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Tue, 08/20/2013 - 9:41am.READ MORE:
The Civil War posed a numbers problem for the South. In order to compete in Naval battles, they looked to ironclad ships to help even the score. Full story...
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Sun, 08/11/2013 - 6:23pm.READ MORE:
History buffs learned about the role of obstructions and torpedoes during the Civil War at Brunswick Town Fort Anderson State Historic Site this weekend. Full story...
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Mon, 07/29/2013 - 3:05pm.READ MORE:
The Cape Fear Museum is still looking for help finding some missing history. Detectives continue searching for the thief or thieves who swiped five Civil War-era objects from a display cabinet at the Wilmington museum. Full story...