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Marking History

MARKING HISTORY: Cassidey's Shipyard and the CSS Raleigh

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videoThe Cape Fear river has a history full of battles, and war. Some of the ships that set sail at that time were built at old shipyard in Wilmington. Full story...
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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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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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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: Henry Bacon; Lincoln Memorial architect

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videoOne of the most treasured memorials in America was designed by a Wilmington man. We introduce you to Henry Bacon in this week's Marking History. 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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