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MARKING HISTORY: Robert Taylor

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video This week's Marking History focuses on a local man who became something extraordinary. You could say it was by design. Robert Taylor was born in Wilmington in the 1800s and ended up becoming a pioneer in the field of architecture. His life is a story of firsts. Full story...
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Mystery at the Museum

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videoSomeone stole a fossil this weekend from the Cape Fear Museum of History and Science, and a group of kids played detective. Mystery at the Museum engages kids in science and problem solving through a pretend crime scene investigation. Kids investigated clues and even did their own lab work to solve the mystery. Full story...
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MARKING HISTORY: Blockade runner Modern Greece

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videoAt Fort Fisher, there's an abundance of history to tour whenever we'd like on land, but under the waves of the Atlantic Ocean there's another type of history that you don't see. Full story...
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History comes to life at Fort Fisher

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videoIt was a booming good time at Ft. Fisher this weekend, as history buffs from across the state gathered to hear the sound of artillery fill the air. Full story...
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BUILDING HISTORY: Brooklyn Arts Center

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video With its soaring, 50-foot cathedral ceilings, original brick and plaster walls and stained glass windows, it is an impressive venue. The Brooklyn Arts Center started as a church in 1888 and is now home to weddings, concerts and much more. Full story...
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Happening Tomorrow: 'From Belles to Bustles' event in Wilmington

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video See beautiful dresses from the Victorian era at the Latimer House. Get the details when you watch the whole interview. Full story...
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Hundreds celebrate a historic day for the Wilmington 10

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video This weekend, hundreds of people filled the United Church of Christ, a historic location for Wilmington 10 members. The surviving members, families of deceased members of the Wilmington 10, along with supporters across the state celebrated a victory over what they say was a racially charged and wrongful conviction. Full story...
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MARKING HISTORY: Orange Street Landing

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video The Cape Fear area is full of history, especially from the Civil War era, including a remarkable story of escape. Full story...
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Marking History: US Colored Troops in Wilmington National Cemetery

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videoOur area is rich in Civil War history, but there's a part of that history that isn't so widely known.Outside the Wilmington National Cemetery stands a plaque honoring the US Colored Troops buried there. Full story...
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MARKING HISTORY: Washington's Southern Tour

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video We explore the history around the region by looking at historical markers you may never have stopped to read. This week we learn about George Washington's trip to Southeastern NC. Full story...
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