Historic District, Wilmington

#1 of 16 in Neighborhoods in North Carolina
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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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  • Just drive through this area and enjoy all of the historic houses there. A truly fantastic and memorable area.  more »
  • It's a fun district to explore, lots of shops and so many restaurants. The waterfront area had a lot of construction with areas blocked off, so not so much strolling along the riverfront, but lots to....  more »

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