Monday, May 09, 2011

Wilmington Event

Dr. Chris Fonvielle

Occupied Wilmington: A Tale of Two Wars

Explore Wilmington’s role in two great American conflicts with historian Dr. Chris E. Fonvielle, Jr., author and associate professor of history at UNC Wilmington.

Tuesday, May 10 – 7:00 PM

Revolutionary War Wilmington
Discover how and why Wilmington was occupied by British forces in 1781 and the role the town played in the Southern Campaign.

Cape Fear Museum, 814 Market Street.
Saturday, May 14th, 10:30am

Brunswick Town & Fort Anderson Tour
A walking tour focused on the Revolutionary War & Civil War history of the Brunswick Town-Fort Anderson State Historic Site.
8884 St. Philip's Rd. SE, Winnabow, NC.
Attendees will meet at the site at 10:30am.

Tuesday, May 17th, 7:00pm
Wilmington Falls to the Union
Discover what life was like in Wilmington under Union control in the closing months of the Civil War in 1865.
Cape Fear Museum, 814 Market Street.

All 3 Events $25.00 • Individual Events $10.00

For reservations contact Historic Wilmington Foundation at 910.762.2511 or

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