Latimer House Tours

11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
10 a.m - 2 p.m.

picture of latimer house interior

Adults $12.00
AAA and Military Discount $10.00
Children/Students $6.00
Members FREE

Historic Downtown Wilmington Walking Tours

Tours depart from the Latimer House Saturdays at 10 a.m.
$12.00 Adults
$6.00 Children

LCFHS - Business Hours

9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Sunday - CLOSED

LCFHS Announcements

Volunteer Opportunities

LCFHS has several volunteer oppotunities for individuals interested in providing support for the society. Current openings include:

  • Docents
  • Special Program Volunteers
  • Archive Assistants
  • House and Garden Care

To learn more about these exciting and educational opportunities please CLICK HERE.

LCFHS Library  &  Archives

Historic Book The Lower Cape Fear Historical Society library and archives are available for use by members and the general public for research purposes.

To learn more about the LCFHS Library and Archives, hours of operation, or other general information please CLICK HERE.

Bulletin Archives Updated

Image of LCFHS Bulletin May, 2016 Please visit our newly updated Bulletin Archives page. CLICK HERE to view.

The Lower Cape Fear Historical Society has an extensive collection of Bulletins from 1957-2016.
Please feel free to browse the interesting and important historical information contained within these documents.


2016 Secret Garden Tour

picture from secret garden tour. Statue of a lady in a garden.

The 2016 Secret Garden Tour will be held Saturday, September 24th from 10 - 4 p.m.  &  Sunday, September 25th from 12 - 4 p.m.


Purchase before Aug. 31 for discounted price!
 Click Here

Victorian Mourning Program

October 22nd - Details to follow.

Make a Donation

Your contributions make a difference.

*** Join the Lower Cape Fear Historical Society Mailing List *** 


Historic Homes and Organizations

Burgwin-Wright House
 & Gardens

 Museum: 910.762.0570
 Private Events: 910.762.4523

Bellamy Mansion Museum
 Museum: 910.251.3700

Historic Wilmington Foundation
 Phone: 910.762.2511

The Latimer House, Burgwin-Wright House Museum  &  Gardens, and The Bellamy Mansion Museum participate in the "Triple Play Ticket" promotion. The "Triple Play Ticket" is valid for one week and allows you to visit all three historic homes for one low price.

Three historic homes for $28 - a Savings of 2$ per House!
Stop by or call for more details.


News and Happenings

Congratulations to The Society Cup and Clarendon Award Winners for 2016 Each year, at the annual meeting of the Lower Cape Fear Historical Society, awards are presented recognizing individuals or groups for their role in...


The Lower Cape Fear Historical Society was founded in 1956

as a non-political, non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation dedicated to the preservation and study of history in the Lower Cape Fear region. The Society is dependent on the support of its members and the community to carry out these goals. Please consider joining us!