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Marking History

Historic Wilmington Foundation adds sites to list of threatened historic places

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videoThe Historic Wilmington Foundation announced its 2013 Most Threatened Historic Places List today. Executive Director George Edwards says it is vitally important to preserve these buildings for future generations. Full story...
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MARKING HISTORY: "Rebel Rose" Greenhow

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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. Full story...
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MARKING HISTORY: Thomas Price

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videoThomas Price was the first North Carolina man to become a Catholic priest, and now he may become a saint in the church. 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: 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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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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