Most Threatened Historic Places Exhibit 2013-2014

Traveling exhibit

Pictured are (l to r) Harry Tuckmayer, Library Director; George Edwards, HWF Executive Director; & Michael Murchison, HWF President.

The Most Threatened Historic Places Exhibitdebuted a year ago at the New Hanover County Library and is back again for 2013-2014. The exhibit highlights the region’s most threatened historic places, and illustrates the importance of historic preservation within our community. The exhibit will appear in the libraries of New Hanover, Pender, and Brunswick Counties. The schedule for the exhibit is as follows:

Location Date
New Hanover County Main Library Mon Aug 26 – Fri Sep 13
New Hanover County, North East Branch Mon Sep 16 – Fri Oct 4
Pender County Main Library, Burgaw Mon Oct 7 – Fri Oct 25
Pender County, Hampstead Branch Mon Oct 28 – Thu Nov 14
Brunswick County Main Library, Southport Mon Nov 18 – Fri Dec 6
Brunswick County, Oak Island Branch Mon Dec 9 – Fri Dec 27
Brunswick County, Shallotte Branch Mon Dec 30 – Fri Jan 17
Brunswick County, Leland Branch Mon Feb 3 – Fri Feb 21
UNCW Randall Library Mon Feb 24 – Fri Mar 14
New Hanover County, Myrtle Grove Branch Mon Mar 17 – Fri Apr 4

Tar Heels Go Walking

A Partnership with New Hanover Country Schools since 2009, Historic Wilmington Foundation celebrates its 5th year and the guides who have delivered over 280 tours to more than 12,000 third graders, 1,000 parents, and 500 teachers. The tour educates students about historic preservation, public art, and Wilmington history and development.

Tar Heels Go Walking received a Gertrude S. Carraway Award of Merit for outstanding achievement from Preservation North Carolina in 2010.

Interested in becoming a tour guide for an excited group of 3rd graders? Contact us now at or call us at 910.762.2511!

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Guided Architectural Walking Tours

Thanks to those of you that joined us on the Forest Hills and the Streetcar Suburbs Guided Architectural Walking Tours this year.  And special thanks to our Volunteer guides, without whom these tours would not be possible.

Keep an eye our for our 2015 dates and for more details  click here or contact us at or call us at 910.762.2511

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