Historic Wilmington Foundation

Who We Are + What We Do

In 1966, a small group of citizens determined to save local built history united to form the Historic Wilmington Foundation (HWF).

Today we are a member-supported 501(c)(3) historic preservation nonprofit with a mission to preserve and protect the irreplaceable in New Hanover, Pender and Brunswick counties.


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HWF helps heritage properties and places thrive through:

  • Advocacy
  • Education
  • Engagement
  • House rehabbing or relocating
  • Legacy Architectural Salvage
  • Preservation easements
  • …and so much more.