Other features include the Bottle Chapel, Lebanon Chapel, and Mystery Grave, which supposedly belongs to one of Napoleon's marshals. Put Airlie Gardens and other Wilmington attractions into our Wilmington route builder tool, and watch your holiday take shape.
Airlie Gardens, a premiere garden of the coastal South features 67 acres of walking paths, formal gardens, seasonal blooms, mighty live oaks, historic structures, and contemporary sculpture. A member of the North Carolina Birding Trail, and it's diverse ecosystems provide unique habitats for a variety of colorful wildlife.
The Bellamy Mansion, built between 1859 and 1861, is a mixture of Neoclassical architectural styles, including Greek Revival and Italianate, and is located at 503 Market Street in the heart of downtown Wilmington, North Carolina. It is one of North Carolina’s finest examples of historic antebellum architecture.
What Makes BSNC the Best Choice? “Bariatric Specialists of NC is dedicated to educating the population about the dangers of obesity and equipping them with the surgical and non-surgical tools necessary to begin and continue along their weight loss journey.” —This is our mission and what drives us to do what we do.
Museum. Wilmington boasts the largest National Register Historic District in the state of North Carolina. Within those 200 square blocks are hundreds of historic buildings from the 19th and early 20th centuries, but a scant three homes survive from the colonial era. Only one of these, the Burgwin-Wright House, circa 1770 is open to the public.
County fairs have been bringing friends together to celebrate the end of summer and to start new dreams of the future for over a century now. Just mentioning a county fair can bring to mind images of livestock, crafts, sticky cotton candy, balloons, clowns, laughter of young and old alike, while in the distance the sounds of the midway calls.
Cape Fear River Watch, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, has been working to protect and improve the water quality of the Lower Cape Fear River Basin through Education, Advocacy, and Action since 1993. Cape Fear River Watch engages residents of our watershed through programs to preserve and safeguard our river.
The Cape Fear Serpentarium is a must see for anyone visiting Downtown Wilmington. Dont understand the issues that other yelp reviewers are having with it being a cash only biz, so what. You get your money's worth especially for a viewing of the 3 o'clock feeding.
WILMINGTON, NC – The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, is working closely with the United States Coast Guard as the Coast Guard plans to remove entire buoy systems from four dangerously shoaled inlets along the North Carolina Coast.
Claude Howell was born in Wilmington, North Carolina and began, as early as high school, pursuing a career in art that would last a lifetime. As a young artist Howell spent his summer breaks in Rockport, Maine and Woodstock, New York, studying painting with Jon Corbino, Bernard Karfiol and Charles Rosen, all of whom greatly influenced his painting.
This building was the residence of Edward B. Dudley, first Governor of North Carolina. Elected by the people, in 1836. Here Daniel Webster was entertained by Governor Dudley on May 5, 1847, and here Present William H. Taft was the guest of James Sprunt on November 9, 1909.
Figure Eight Island is a barrier island off the coast of North Carolina, just north of Wrightsville Beach, that is known for being an affluent summer colony of the American Southeast. The island is part of the Wilmington Metropolitan Area. The island is surrounded by the Intracoastal Waterway and the Atlantic Ocean.
The George Davis Monument in Wilmington, North Carolina is a monument to George Davis in Wilmington, North Carolina erected by the United Daughters of the Confederacy. It was sculpted by Francis Herman Packer a native from Munich, Germany who worked out of New York.
Greenfield Lake Park. Greenfield Lake Park is a beautiful city park located just a couple miles from Historic Downtown Wilmington, North Carolina. The park features a flat four mile walking and biking path which weaves its way around the lake back to the main parking area.
Halyburton Park in Wilmington Halyburton Park is managed by the City of Wilmington, NC and is located on S. 17th St. beyond Cameron Art Museum and just before you get to S. College Road. Halyburton has a smooth paved 1.3 mile loop trail through the pine forest with off-road hiking trails through the middle of the loop.
HOW TO GET THERE/ WHEN TO GO — Wrightsville Beach and the Masonboro Inlet jetties are southeast of Wilmington. I-40, US 17 and US 74/76 will get you on the island. Excellent access is from a public boat ramp on Wrightsville Beach at the US 74/76 draw bridge.
At Museum of the Bizarre in Wilmington, we offer an array of exhibits that you won’t find anyplace else! For years, our Odditorium museum has been thrilling guests of all ages. We’ve organized a series of interacting exhibits geared toward adults and children alike.
One Tree Hill fans will be able to own pieces of the River Court Friday, December 2, 2011 at 3:33 by Jeff Hidek Looks like I was right. One Tree Hill fans were heartbroken last week to learn that their beloved River Court, a set piece that has remained on the Wilmington riverfront for nine years, was being torn up.
The museum complex is sustained through the continuing efforts of Poplar Grove Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit Public Charity, dedicated to education, conservation, and preservation. The 15+ remaining acres left of the original homestead are under the stewardship of the North Carolina Coastal Land Trust.
New Hanover County Parks & Gardens efficiently maintains over 25 parks and athletic facilities. The department manages over 2,900 acres of green space, sporting areas, boat ramps, fishing areas, public spaces, walking trails and non-park properties, including historic Airlie Gardens. Click the locations below to see what each has to offer.
The North Carolina State University Extension Service gives our county’s residents easy access to the resources and expertise of NC State University and NC A&T State University. Through educational programs, publications, and events, Extension Service Agents deliver unbiased, research-based information to New Hanover County citizens.
The cannons — like the larger field pieces still on the lawn in front of the property — are relics of the days when the building was the armory for the Wilmington Light Infantry, a local militia unit, which occupied the building from 1892 until 1950. The cannons were reportedly installed in 1902.