A History Lover's Guide to Wilmington & The Lower Cape Fear
This book has been a bestseller ever since we first introduced it! For over four centuries, the Coastal Carolinas have been the scene of some of history’s most colorful and exciting events. Now, with one easy-to-use guide, you can see the best historical tourism stops along the southern North Carolina coast, learn about what makes them worth seeing, see which ones charge an admission, check out their hours of operation, find out what amenities are available, and see over 300 illustrations and photos of not just how thye look today, but also how they looked in the distant past. This is the one book that pares down all the info you need to satisfy your craving for local historical tourism from Topsail Island to the South Carolina border! Covering the five southern-most coastal counties (New Hanover, Brunswick, Pender, Columbus, and Bladen), this book is super for history buffs, for new residents of the Carolina coast, or for tourists and beachgoers looking for something fun on those days when the sun doesn’t shine!
ABOUT THE AUTHOR..
Jack E. Fryar, Jr. has authored or edited more than thirty volumes of North Carolina and Cape Fear history. His historical specialty is colonial North Carolina, particularly during the seventeenth century. Jack has served as a United States Marine, worked as a broadcaster, freelance magazine writer, sports announcer, and book designer. He holds a Masters degree in History and another Masters in Teaching, and taught history at E.A. Laney High School and Cape Fear Community College in Wilmington, N.C.