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Old Baldy Lighthouse and Smith Island Museum

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Old Baldy is the oldest standing lighthouse in North Carolina. It has maintained its original form and location for over 187 years. The most important purpose of Old Baldy was to mark the Cape Fear River entrance for the maritime sailors. It was neve... Read full article

Oak Island Lighthouse

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The Oak Island Lighthouse was completed in 1958 at a total cost of $110,000.00. The lights are 169 feet above the water. A misconception is that the lighthouse itself is 169 feet tall. The actual structure is 153 feet tall, but it stands on a slight ... Read full article

Ingram Planetarium

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Come to Ingram Planetarium's Sky Theater and see the universe up close! Experience a state-of-the-art facility with a 40-foot domed ceiling and a high-definition digital system with surround sound. View a Sky Theater astronomy show or rock to a laser... Read full article

Museum of Coastal Carolina

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The Museum of Coastal Carolina, North Carolina's only natural history museum on a barrier island. Experience coastal nature for the fun of it! Standing on the ocean floor would be a wonderful way to experience the marine environment up close. Visitor... Read full article

Price Creek Lighthouse

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Price's Creek Lighthouse is 20 feet tall with a red brick exterior. It was built in 1848. The lighthouse, although not operational, is the only one still standing of eight lighthouses built along the Cape Fear River between Oak Island and Wilmington... Read full article

Go Local Southport-Oak Island

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During the COVID-19 pandemic use this page as a one stop shop for our residents to find the information on our business community. Who is open, who is serving takeout, who is delivering and a Tic Toc Toe game to keep you entertained and support local... Read full article

Bald Head Island Conservancy and Nature Tours

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Bald Head Island Conservancy is a non-profit organization that was founded in 1983. The Conservancy's mission is barrier island conservation, preservation and education. It is located in a unique area within the Smith Island Complex which includes Ba... Read full article

Fort Fisher State Historic Site

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Until the last few months of the Civil War, Fort Fisher kept North Carolina's port of Wilmington open to blockade-runners supplying necessary goods to Confederate armies inland. By 1865, the supply line through Wilmington was the last remaining suppl... Read full article

N.C. Maritime Museum at Southport

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Southport, North Carolina stands at one of the world's crossroads, where the mighty Cape Fear River meets the Atlantic Ocean. Her past is tied to both the river and the sea. It is a story of exploration, piracy and commerce; of pilotage, salvage and ... Read full article

USS Battleship NORTH CAROLINA

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Moored in quiet dignity and majesty the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA, across the river from Downtown Wilmington, beckons visitors to walk her decks. Envision the daily life and fierce combat her crew faced in the Pacific Theatre during World War II. ... Read full article

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