"Keeping the Past Present"


Latimer House Tours

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

Tours start on the hour.

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

Make a Donation

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

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"Keeping the Past Present"


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LCFHS Announcements

Civil War Living History Weekend

Civil War Weekend!

The Latimer House

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

Book Talk May 19, 2017
7th Annual Shrimparoo
- Lower Cape Fear Historical Society

Artists of Wilmington Walking Tour April 29, 2017
Skylark: The Life and Times of Johnny Mercer
- Phil Furia

LCFHS Annual Membership Meeting April 30, 2017
Memorial Day Weekend Special Walking Tour
- Lower Cape Fear Historical Society

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


Historic Homes and Organizations

House  & Gardens

  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.

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!

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