The following virtual tours offer historical perspectives and resources for further learning. Please return to the site in the coming months if the tour is not yet available.


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Walk These Halls: Transformations in Education on the Lower Cape Fear

Watch these three documentaries to learn about the people, places and events that shaped education on the Lower Cape Fear.







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Heart and Soul: Black Advancement through Church Life

This virtual tour of churches reveals the spiritual and architectural diversity reflected in African American spiritual life in Wilmington's history.



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Travel Through History: African American Placemaking on the Lower Cape Fear

This walking tour shows how African Americans have played pivotal roles in the social, economic, religious, and political development of the Lower Cape Fear region.



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Spoken Treasures: Samples from the African American Heritage Museum of Wilmington Oral History Collection

Listen to excerpts from interviews with Wilmington's citizens as they recall the city's past.