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Author: Si Cantwell

Si Cantwell was a newspaperman from 1979 to 2019, working at the StarNews in Wilmington for more than 28 years. He is retired but stays fresh by doing freelance writing work. He is married and in his spare time, he plays guitar and sings with The Clams, a rock ’n’ roll band.

Hidden Historical Gems in Wilmington, NC and its Island Beaches

Posted on April 01, 2019 | Si Cantwell

After I retired recently from the StarNews, Wilmington’s daily newspaper, I found myself with enough time to get out and visit some special places. It gave me a chance to see my county through the eyes of a visitor, to ride around and visit places connected to local history from the Revolutionary War through World War II and later.

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