Thank you to our valued sponsors!

Our sponsors allow us to carry out a vital mission that began in 1966 and is still going strong. We are grateful to each and every one! 

To sponsor the Historic Wilmington Foundation, contact Isabelle Shepherd, Outreach & Development Coordinator:

For more information on HWF’s sponsorship opportunities, click here


2022 Annual Sponsors

Brigitte Simone Real Estate, Inc.

1025 N. Lake Park Blvd
Carolina Beach, NC 28428

Mason & Mason, Attorneys at Law

514 Princess Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

First Bank

201 Market Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

MoMentum Companies

103 South Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

Patriot Roofing

5041 New Centre Drive, Suite 115
Wilmington, NC 28403

The Ivy Cottage

3030 Market Street
Wilmington, NC 28403


1022 N. 4th Street
Wilmington, NC 28405

Jeff Gordon Chevrolet

228 College Road
Wilmington, NC 28403

WHQR Public Media

254 N. Front Street, Suite 300
Wilmington, NC 28401


Where does the tour begin and end?

The tour begins and ends at Historic Wilmington Foundation’s headquarters (211 Orange Street).

When should I arrive for my tour?

To provide time for tour check-in, please arrive at HWF’s headquarters (211 Orange Street) 10-15 minutes before 7 o’clock.

Do I need to bring a receipt or ticket with me?

Nope! When you book your tour, your name will be put on our guest list, and you can simply check in with a staff member. That said, it might be helpful to have the confirmation email handy, either on your mobile device or a printed copy! 

Where do I park?

There is no designated parking; public parking is readily available in the downtown parking decks.

Is there a rain date?

There is no rain date for this event. 

What's the refund policy?

HWF relies on ticket sales to support the mission of preserving and protecting Wilmington’s historic, irreplaceable resources. As such, we have a no-refund policy for our History Behind the Ghost Stories walking tours.

May I go inside any of the historic sites on the tour?

No—this is an outdoor tour only.

Can I bring my dog on the tour?

No pets (other than service animals) are allowed during the walking tour.

Can I bring my child with me on the tour?

Children under the age of 12 may attend for free. To ensure that all attendees can hear the tour guide, we ask that all guests (children included) be respectful and quiet.