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"Keeping the Past Present"

 

Tours

Latimer House Tours

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Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Saturday
10 a.m - 2 p.m.

Tours start on the hour.

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

Historic Downtown Walking Tours

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

LCFHS - Business Hours

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

Make a Donation

Contributions help to fund educational programs & maintenance of the Archives & the Latimer House & Gardens.

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LCFHS Announcements

Article Submissions

 The Lower Cape Fear Historical Society is currently accepting article submissions for the Bulletin publication.

This is a great opportunity to contribute to a historical publication and have submitted material viewed by a large audience in both print and digital formats.

For more information on how to submit your material please review the following Bulletin Criteria.

Volunteer Opportunities

LCFHS has several volunteer opportunities 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 view the Volunteer Page.

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 visit the Research Center.

Coming Events

Book Talks & Events

Picture of Book A Brief History of Wilmington, NC February 23, 2017
A Brief History of Wilmington, NC -
Beverly Tetterton & Dan Camacho
Details

Picture of Book The Cotton Exchange: A Window into Wilmington’s Past March 30, 2017
The Cotton Exchange: A Window into Wilmington’s Past -
David Stallman
Details

For more information on upcoming book talks, presentations and events please visit the Events Page.

Links

Historic Homes and Organizations

Burgwin-Wright
House  & Gardens

 www.burgwinwright.org
  Museum: 910.762.0570

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 today for more details.
910.762.0492

LCFHS Blog

News and Happenings

Alexa Pinto - Summer Intern 2016

The Lower Cape Fear Historical Society would like to thank Alexa Pinto for her hard work and dedication during her internship this summer. During her time as an intern Ms. Pinto was able to clear up some misinformation...

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!