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The Development of the Port of Wilmington

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This article is a commentary and reprinting of Colonel Gillette’s address to the Lower Cape Fear Historical Society that occurred on February 21, 1969. Gillette used his personal first-hand experiences growing up in the area alongside historical facts on the usage of the Corps of Engineers to assist in developing the port of Wilmington, starting in 1829.