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Surf Vibe Prevails with Summer Events in Wilmington’s Island Beaches

Posted on August 07, 2017

Wilmington, NC - Summer brings a palpable surf vibe to Wilmington and the island beaches of Carolina Beach, Kure Beach and Wrightsville Beach. Surfers of all skill levels are lured by warm ocean waves and paddlers are drawn to calmer waters in the sound and the river. The surf culture on these

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Access For All in Wilmington and Its Island Beaches

Posted on March 28, 2017

Wilmington, NC – The visitor center for Wilmington, NC, and its island beaches often receives inquiries from travelers with special needs who are delighted to discover that Wilmington, Carolina Beach, Kure Beach and Wrightsville Beach can accommodate visitors of all abilities. The Wilmington area

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Attractions, Arts & Cultural Events Observe Wilmington’s African-American Heritage

Posted on February 08, 2017

Wilmington, NC - Wilmington is among the most historically significant African-American regions in the United States. African-American ancestry is traced back to the 1700’s, and although much important history left no visible landmark, several historical sites still exist, such as the Bellamy Mansion and Thalian Hall. In 2013, the City of Wilmington, in partnership with Bellamy Mansion Museum of History & Design Arts, published an African American Heritage Guide

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