Historical Points of Interest

Brunswick Town, Fort Anderson

Brunswick Town is a colonial ghost town beside the Cape Fear River. During the Civil War, Fort Anderson was constructed atop the old village site and served as part of the Cape Fear River defenses bel...

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Fort Fisher Civil War Museum

Fort Fisher was the largest earthwork fortification in the south during the American Civil War. It kept the port of Wilmington and the Cape Fear River open to blockade-runners. Admission is free to th...

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Historic Wilmington

A short drive up Highway 17 offers you that jewel of Brunswick County, the historic city of Wilmington, North Carolina. Minutes away from nearby beaches, historic downtown Wilmington has a one-mile-l...

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Oak Island Lighthouse

The Oak Island Lighthouse is one of the newest lighthouses in the USA, and is located in the town of Caswell Beach, NC, just at the mouth of the Cape Fear River. 300A Caswell Beach Rd, Oak Island, NC...

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Old Baldy Lighthouse

The oldest lighthouse still standing in North Carolina is our beloved Bald Head Lighthouse, known affectionately as Old Baldy. Take the ferry from Southport and enjoy the day on Bald Head Island. Bal...

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