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Submitted by Tim Buckley on Wed, 02/06/2013 - 8:42am.READ MORE:
The 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...
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Tue, 01/29/2013 - 3:17pm.READ MORE:
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...
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Tue, 01/22/2013 - 6:05pm.READ MORE:
At 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...
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Fri, 01/04/2013 - 3:33pm.READ MORE:
The Cape Fear area is full of history, especially from the Civil War era, including a remarkable story of escape. Full story...
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Mon, 12/31/2012 - 10:11am.READ MORE:
One 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...
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Mon, 12/24/2012 - 7:57am.READ MORE:
Our 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...
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Mon, 12/10/2012 - 8:44am.READ MORE:
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...