Historic District, Wilmington

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#1 of 11 in Neighborhoods in North Carolina
Historic District offers a window into the 19th and 20th centuries. The neighborhood features 151 buildings, many of which are three-story, red-brick townhouses. Others are wooden Victorian homes with large front porches. You'll also see some grander homes that played a role in the town's early history. Look for historical markers that identify these houses and tell their stories. Consider touring the neighborhood on a horse-drawn tram with a guide. After browsing the boutiques, head to the cozy bars. Using our world travel planner, Wilmington attractions like Historic District can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • When we arrived there was a man at The Cotton Exchange that is known as the nighttime city Mayor...he was very helpful and informative.  more »
  • From the battleship. To the historical educational horse drawn tours downtown Wilmington it is the best big little town in North Carolina !  more »
  • Wilmington is a pretty town with many old historic homes and streets to see. The tourist bureau was very helpful in assisting us with suggested sights to visit. There are several tours of homes as wel...  more »

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