Historic District, Wilmington

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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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  • We took a Sunday morning stroll through some of the historic district to work off our brunch. There are a lot of lovely, well maintained houses. Most have plaques near the door giving the name of... 
    We took a Sunday morning stroll through some of the historic district to work off our brunch. There are a lot of lovely, well maintained houses. Most have plaques near the door giving the name of...  more »
  • We rate the Historic District as being EXCELLENT. We rate the guided tour of it as VERY POOR. We thought a good way of seeing and learning about this area was by taking the $14pp (Cash Only) Trolly.....  more
    We rate the Historic District as being EXCELLENT. We rate the guided tour of it as VERY POOR. We thought a good way of seeing and learning about this area was by taking the $14pp (Cash Only) Trolly.....  more »

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