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Historic Wilmington Foundation

5K Run for Preservation

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videoHundreds of runners crowded the streets of Downtown Wilmington Thursday night for the 5K run for Preservation. Full story...
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New marker symbolizes rebirth for historic building

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videoA historic downtown Wilmington building now dons a shiny new plaque. From a Masonic hall to a grocery store, music venue to nightclub and now pizza place, the Masonic Hall building at 125 Market Str. has seen it all. Full story...
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Eight sites added to, one saved from Most Threatened Historic Places list

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videoThe Historic Wilmington Foundation released its list of the Most Threatened Historic Places in our area today. Bricks, two-lane roads, buildings and much more are on the ninth edition of the list. Full story...
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Preserving historic downtown could become more costly

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The old world charm of downtown brings people from across the country to the Port City. With $1.6 billion in investments on the line, the expiration of the historic preservation tax credit could slow that down. Full story...
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Fire destroys historic downtown home

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One woman was hospitalized after her downtown home was destroyed by a fire Saturday morning. The historic Allen-Woodward house was engulfed in flames when the Wilmington Fire Department arrived just before 7 a.m. Full story...
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Historic Home Tour: Elliott-Brown House

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videoOn this weekend's Historic Home Tour, you can walk into a home that nearly did not make it to 2014. The Elliott-Brown House is a Queen Anne style home at 218 S. 2nd St. It was built in 1897 for Mary Taylor Elliott, who was the widow of a merchant. Full story...
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Historic Home Tour: Parmele-Williams House

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videoOn this year's Historic Home Tour, you will find a home that did not always stand at 213 N. 6th St. The Parmele-Williams House built in 1849 was saved by the Historic Wilmington Foundation and moved from N. 3rd St. in 1997. Full story...
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Historic Home Tour: Neil McEachern House

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videoThe Neil McEachern House at 214 N. 6th St. is certainly one of a kind, and it's part of this year's Historic Home Tour. Full story...
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Historic Home Tour: Conrad Meister House

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videoAmong the stops on this weekend's Historic Home Tour is a home built in that was part of Wilmington's first ever suburb. Built in 1916, the Conrad Meister House at 1915 Market St. was somewhat of a mystery until owners Brian York and Shane Fernando brought it back to life. Full story...
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Historic Home Tour: J. Lowell White House

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videoThe J. Lowell White Hhouse has unique charm and lots of history. This stop on this weekend's Historic Home Tour was built in 1925. Located at 318 N. 18th St., it has only changed hands three times since then. Full story...
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