Historic District, Wilmington

4.5
#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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  • So much history to explore here. Many homes and a few open to the public for tour. Plenty of o nstreet parking. From there just walk the area. Most homes have plaques explaining their history  more »
  • An amazing amount of original historic material remaining. Lovely spring time landscaping. The streets that are still brick or pavers are safer as locals don’t speed so much. Other streets are...  more »

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