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History comes alive at Fort Anderson
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Sun, 08/11/2013 - 6:23pm.

videoHistory buffs learned about the role of obstructions and torpedoes during the Civil War at Brunswick Town Fort Anderson State Historic Site this weekend.

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MARKING HISTORY: The Stamp Act of 1765
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Tue, 08/06/2013 - 8:16am.

video In 1765, Wilmington was not part of the United States - it was an English Colony. While economic conditions were tough, one new law would prove to be the straw that broke the camel's back for the colonists.

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Search continues for Civil War artifacts stolen from Cape Fear Museum
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Mon, 07/29/2013 - 3:05pm.

video 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.

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MARKING HISTORY: Fort Caswell
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Fri, 07/05/2013 - 3:43pm.

videoIt's the forgotten fort of our area, but Fort Caswell has a storied past. The old fort, made of brick, was built in 1828 for coastal defense, decades before its partner to the east Fort Fisher.

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MARKING HISTORY: "Rebel Rose" Greenhow
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Tue, 06/25/2013 - 8:04am.

video Rose Greenhow earned a reputation for being one of the most cunning spies in the Civil War. Her stolen information allowed the South to top the North in a key battle.

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WDI walking tour to highlight impact of urban renewal downtown
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/13/2013 - 10:08am.

WDI's event will feature a unique collaboration between WDI CEO John Hinnant and retired New Hanover County Librarian Beverly Tetterton, a local historian. While walking and talking about the urban renewal that has taken place, photos will be on display to showcase the impacts of urban renewal on Wilmington's historic downtown.

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MARKING HISTORY: Fort Fisher
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Tue, 06/11/2013 - 9:04am.

video Before it was Fort Fisher, the land was known as Federal Point: a simple peninsula in between the Cape Fear River and the Atlantic Ocean.

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MARKING HISTORY: Edwin Anderson
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Tue, 06/04/2013 - 7:01am.

The name Edwin A. Anderson may sound familiar to you. Today, it's the name of Anderson Elementary in Wilmington, but it's also a name you'll find popping up frequently in US Naval history.

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MARKING HISTORY: NHHS Medal of Honor Recipients
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Tue, 05/28/2013 - 8:22am.

video New Hanover High School has a military history like no other when it comes to World War II service.

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Historic Wilmington Foundation honors Legion Stadium's legacy
Submitted by IE on Wed, 05/22/2013 - 2:48pm.

videoLegion Stadium is this year's winner of the James and Rosalie Carr Memorial Plaque given by the Historic Wilmington Foundation.

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