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Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Sat, 04/05/2014 - 3:04pm.READ MORE:
The two-hour film produced by Wilmington Journal reporter Cash Michaels documents the history behind Wilmington's infamous civil rights-era prosecution. Pictures, articles and interviews tell the story of the ten people accused and convicted of firebombing a Wilmington grocery store in 1971. Full story...
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Sun, 03/30/2014 - 10:06pm.READ MORE:
Poplar Grove Plantation hosted the areas largest and longest running garden event this weekend. Folks came out to see the historic sites with their wagons in hand. Vendors and exhibits lined the walkway offering fresh displays and demonstrations. Full story...
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Tue, 03/25/2014 - 3:54pm.READ MORE:
A historical reminder of New Hanover County's agricultural past is up for sale. The Martindale house witnessed the Civil War, the Great Depression and both World Wars. Now it can be yours. Full story...
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Wed, 03/12/2014 - 4:34pm.READ MORE:
In honor of the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I, a historical group is working to renew and relocate New Hanover County's only WWI monument. Every day thousands of people drive right by it, and most don't even know it. Full story...
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Sun, 02/23/2014 - 7:17pm.READ MORE:
History came alive at the 283th anniversary of the Battle of Moores Creek Bridge. Attendees of all ages got a taste of what it was like to live in 1776. 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 Kevin Wuzzardo on Tue, 01/28/2014 - 8:39am.READ MORE:
It's a long ago event few people are left to remember, but 80 years ago today the complexion of one of our area's most popular beaches was changed forever. On Jan. 28, 1934, winter winds fanned a fire at Wrightsville Beach that devastated the popular resort town. In the end, more than 100 buildings were reduced to ashes, including the iconic Oceanic Hotel. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 01/03/2014 - 8:45am.READ MORE:
Submitted by Ashley Cimino on Thu, 01/02/2014 - 10:47pm.READ MORE:
Downtown Wilmington is filled with that old, historic, charm. And there's one man you can turn to to get a great lesson. He's known as the man with the cane. And he's behind the 'Wilmington Adventure Walking Tours.' Full story...
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Thu, 12/12/2013 - 11:37pm.READ MORE:
The Cape Fear Museum is having an auction! The museum is auctioning numerous items that don't fit their mission of collecting items related to the history or science of the lower Cape Fear area. Full story...