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History

MARKING HISTORY: Edwin Anderson

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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. Full story...
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MARKING HISTORY: NHHS Medal of Honor Recipients

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video New Hanover High School has a military history like no other when it comes to World War II service. Full story...
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Historic Wilmington Foundation honors Legion Stadium's legacy

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videoLegion Stadium is this year's winner of the James and Rosalie Carr Memorial Plaque given by the Historic Wilmington Foundation. Full story...
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MARKING HISTORY: Old Brunswick County Jail

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videoThis old building in Southport was where Brunswick County housed its inmates for nearly 70 years. Today, you can take a look inside. Full story...
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MARKING HISTORY: Capt. John Winslow

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video There are a lot of Civil War heroes from the Wilmington, but not many that ended up fighting for the Union. Full story...
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MARKING HISTORY: Naval war hero Johnston Blakely

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videoJohnston Blakely, a war hero whose namesake graces islands, cities and warships today, was a Wilmington resident for a time long ago. Full story...
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MARKING HISTORY: Civil War vet William Loring travels and fights for Egyptian Army

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videoWilliam Loring led a military career that saw him fight for three different flags over five decades. The most interesting of which being his time spent in Egypt. Full story...
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MARKING HISTORY: Wilmington and Weldon Railroad

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video Wilmington got its start as a railroad town, the first of those was the Wilmington and Weldon RR in 1840. Full story...
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MARKING HISTORY: Wilmington man signs Declaration of Independence

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videoThe Declaration of Independence has the signature of a man who called Wilmington home. Full story...
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Building History: Burgwin-Wright House

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videoIt's a house that pre-dates the US. One Wilmington landmark traces its roots back to the Revolutionary War and beyond. The Burgwin-Wright House is this week's edition of Building History. Full story...
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