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28294
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Janet Schaw (ca. 1731- ca. 1801) was a Scottish traveler who kept a detailed journal concerning her travel to America in 1774. This article boasts excerpts from her writings concerning her observations of the region around the Cape Fear and colonists’ attitudes toward revolution.
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3549
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With strong tourism and shipping-based industries, in addition to manufacturing and movie production studios, Wilmington is a major contributor to the economy of the southern coastal region.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 55 Issue 11, Nov 1997, p25-26,28,32,34,36-37, il
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14551
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Greenfield Park was located in Wilmington and, according to the author, proved one of the most scenic locales in the state. It began as an amusement park in 1918 before being bought by the city in an unspecified year. The city opened the park to attract tourists with areas scenic pathways, fishing spots, and segregated swimming beaches.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 14 Issue 3, June 1946, p3-4, il
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24645
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This article highlights the events at this year’s Azalea Festival in Wilmington from April 2 to 5 and includes numerous photographs of the parade and concerts.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 26 Issue 21, March 1959, p24-25, 32, il
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12720
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According to the author, a \"Historical Triangle\" should be created in southeastern North Carolina, as the area between New Bern, Wilmington, and Morehead City have a variety of attractions appealing to the tourist. The tour could take in Tryon Palace in New Bern, followed by a tour of Wilmington, finishing with Ft. Macon in Morehead City.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 29 Issue 12, Nov 1961, p9, 37, il
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25080
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For those looking to do something different with the family this summer, try crabbing with the North Carolina Aquarium’s Canoeing the Salt Marsh outdoor exploration program. Crabs are much appreciated on the North Carolina coast and are easy enough to catch.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Spring 2010, p28-29, il, por Periodical Website
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34860
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The Old Books store in Wilmington has a new addition: a loft that can be rented out to stay the night. The loft, called Top Shelf, has a room full of North Carolina writer’s works, a giant Scrabble board on the floor, and has a full kitchen and bathroom.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 10, March 2018, p150-151, il, por Periodical Website
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13530
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Trudge roams Carolina, Kure, Wilmington, and Ft. Fisher beaches.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 21 Issue 41, Mar 1954, p28, 30, f
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23893
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Old Books on Front Street in Wilmington, North Carolina provides tourists and locals alike with a traditional bookstore experience, far different from chain bookstores.
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15662
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deLue, the travel editor of the Boston Globe, continues his trip through eastern North Carolina, this time stopping in the historic city of Wilmington. He describes the drive down from Morehead City, with stops at military bases in the Jacksonville area, and historic sites around Wilmington. The article takes its title from deLue's description of how the \"greenness\" of Wilmington impressed him.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 23 Issue 15, Dec 1955, p15-16, il
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10165
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Wilmington, county seat of New Hanover County, is OUR STATE magazine's featured Tar Heel town of the month.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 2, July 2008, p28-30, 32-33, il, map Periodical Website
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Westbrook describes a romantic weekend in Wilmington, including things to see and do, places to stay, and places to eat.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 10, Mar 2009, p122-124, 126, il Periodical Website
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15063
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With a history of over two centuries, it is only natural that Wilmington should have many unusual, historic, and odd things of interest. For example, in the St. James Episcopal Church there hangs a famous painting of Christ which was taken from a capture Spanish pirate ship that attempted to seize the town of Brunswick in 1748. Among other things, there is also the Bellamy Mansion, an example of Greek Revival architecture, which was occupied by Union forces during the American Civil War.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 8 Issue 20, Oct 1940, p1-6, f
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24239
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Wilmington's population continues to grow and its economy is expanding and diversifying. This article examines the city's growth and setbacks over the past year.
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17838
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In this portrait of Wilmington we find out why surfers love it, students go wild, and filmmakers abound.
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