The Society is dependent on the

Support of its Members and the Community

The Society is dependent on the

Support of its Members and the Community

The Society is dependent on the

Support of its Members and the Community

The Society is dependent on the

Support of its Members and the Community

The Society is dependent on the

Support of its Members and the Community

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!

Upcoming Events:

Open for tours on Sunday!
We will be open on Sunday from 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm. Tours depart on the hour, with the last tour at 4:00 pm. 

Secret Garden Tour
The annual Secret Garden Tour has a new date! Mark your calendars for October 17th and 18th, and check back for more details!


In Memorium: Victorian Mourning Customs Special Exhibit 
Join us on Halloween for a special presentation of Victorian mourning traditions and spooky tales of woe! 
Check back for details!

Old Wilmington by Candlelight Tour
It's getting closer to that time of year! Save the dates for this year's annual Old Wilmington by Candlelight Tour! Saturday, December 5th, 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm, and Sunday, December 6th, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm.