Cannon balls at Fort Fisher (Photo: Taylor Yakowenko/WWAY)
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Fort Fisher fires two cannons this weekend

The Fort Fisher State Historic Site is getting all fired up this Saturday. Folks will get a chance to see canon firing demonstrations.
Diorama display at the Fort Fisher Museum (Photo: Taylor Yakowenko/WWAY)
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Carolina Beach Town Hall gives historic exhibits new life

Carolina Beach Town Hall is unveiling some historic exhibits next week thanks to the help of the folks at Fort Fisher.
Whiteville City Hall (Photo: Kevin Wuzzardo/WWAY)
5 months ago
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#ThisIsThePlace: Preservation society maintains historic home, tries to save Whiteville City Hall

At the corner of Franklin and Columbus streets in Whiteville, you'll find an old federal-style country cottage that is now known as the Reuben Brown House.
President Bill Clinton waves to the crowd during a visit to Whiteville on April 26, 2000. (Photo: WWAY)
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#ThisIsThePlace: President Clinton’s Whiteville roadtrip

As WWAY's #ThisIsThePlace Roadtrip heads to Whiteville, it reminded us of another even bigger journey to the seat of Columbus County several years ago.
Many artifacts are on display at the Pender County Museum in Burgaw. (Photo: Sarah Johnson/WWAY)
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#ThisIsThePlace: Pender’s oldest brick house stands in Burgaw

The Pender County Museum calls Burgaw home. The building was built in 1917 and is the oldest brick house in the county.
Graphic courtesy MGN Online
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Clemson University acknowledges slave past through markers

Clemson University has broken ground for a historical marker near the spot where slaves and imprisoned black laborers once lived.
Sonar image of newly-discovered shipwreck found off Oak Island. (Photo: NC Department of Natural and Cultural Resources)
6 months ago
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Charlotte Fire Department helps search Civil War shipwreck off Oak Island

The Charlotte Fire Department is providing help in the search of a Civil War-era shipwreck found off Oak Island thought to be a blockade runner.
USS North Carolina (Source: Taylor Yakowenko/WWAY)
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StarNews takes a look back on the history of Battleship NC in Friday’s paper

The Battleship North Carolina is celebrating its 75th anniversary Saturday, and the StarNews is dedicating a portion of the paper Friday to the importance of the World War II ship.
The McKay-Green House is one of many on the Azalea Festival Home Tour.
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HISTORIC HOME TOUR: McKay-Green House

The McKay-Green House gives off a very patriotic and historic air which you can experience on the Azalea Festival Home tour Saturday and Sunday.
The Eugene Philyaw House sits on a corner of Market Street, and you can't miss it.
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HISTORIC HOME TOUR: Eugene Philyaw House

Built in 1910, it sits at 1802 Market street. The simple yet commanding house on the Azalea Festival Home Tour was in disrepair a few years ago.