Historic Wilmington Foundation
Protecting The Irreplaceable
We are a historic preservation nonprofit that’s been connecting people to place for more than half a century.
Through events, workshops, programs and more, HWF preserves built history in Wilmington and the Lower Cape Fear region. Our members and volunteers help make it happen.
Legacy Architectural Salvage
At Legacy Architectural Salvage, discover vintage doors, décor, windows and other unique finds. This project of HWF operates as a store, donation spot, workshop location and more.
Find Your People
Preservation Resources Network
Old buildings are a special breed. From contractors to real estate agents to tradespeople, meet pros that understand historic homes.
Our historic plaques share the unique stories behind the houses, buildings, and alleys of Wilmington and beyond. Is your property eligible?