Lower Cape Fear


Fort Anderson Celebrates the “Navy Way” Feb. 15-16

WINNABOW, NC Feb. 5, 2014 – Take to the high seas and explore the “Navy Way” during the 149th Anniversary of the Fall of Fort Anderson Feb. 15-16, at Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson State Historic Site. Visitors can experience the life of sailors on land during the American Civil War. Some sailors were attached […]


Cape Fear Museum: Night at the Museum

WILMINGTON, NC July 3, 2013 –  Explore life after dark in the Lower Cape Fear as you creep through Cape Fear Museum on Saturday, July 20th from 6:00-9:00 PM. Families will venture through the Museum, investigate hands-on science activities and meet live animals. There’s something for everyone! NC Aquarium at […]


Wooden Boats of North Carolina featured in Maritime Museum Program

SOUTHPORT – From Core Sounder skiffs to sharpies, learn about traditional wooden boats of the Lower Cape Fear in an upcoming Third Tuesday Program offered by the North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport.   As part of the Museum’s free monthly lecture series, the event will be held at the […]


N.C. Maritime Museum in Beaufort offers free Civil War program

BEAUFORT, NC – The North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort will offer a free Civil War program on Lieutenant Commander William Barker Cushing on Saturday, July 14.  Lead by historian and author Dr. Chris Fonvielle of the University of North Carolina Wilmington, the program will shed light on Cushing’s raids […]