Southeastern North Carolina's past is filled with legend and lore. From landmarks to ghost stories; from big screen bounty to pirate booty. Join WWAY for a journey into the region's history. Each Thursday on WWAYTV3.com we'll tell another tale in Cape Fear History & Mysteries. Some clearly fact. Others steeped in fable... or are they?" News feed built of of the tag Cape Fear History & Mysteries
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In this week's edition of Cape Fear History and Mysteries, we take a look back at the USS North Carolina Battleship.
In this week's edition of Cape Fear History and Mysteries, we take a look back at the Port City's very own Screen Gems Studios.
The Cape Fear River has been an integral part of our area for hundreds of years, but why did people fear the river at one point?
It's a story about a ghostly local legend about a railroad worker, Joe Baldwin, who became an unlikely hero.
Samuel Jocelyn went horseback riding and never came home. When they finally found him, they thought he was dead... or was he?
It's not uncommon for a bar to have a regular customer who always seems to be there. But a historic Wilmington tavern has a patron you maybe have seen and who may never leave.
If you know anything about the history of the Cape Fear region, you likely know about the role pirates played in that history. But the truth sometimes isn't what you see in the movies.
The history of southeastern North Carolina is rich. We have everything from treasured landmarks and historic events to legendary tales and straight-up ghost stories. All of it is what we will explore in our new web series "Cape Fear History & Mysteries."