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Address: 1 Market Street, Wilmington, NC 28401
Phone Number: 910 409-4300
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Wilmington's historic tour, as well as the cotton exchange haunted past

I've taken two tours with Lori and her knowledge, humor, and presentation were wonderful on both tours. During the old Wilmington tour, we walked past historic homes and heard... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2015
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I've taken two tours with Lori and her knowledge, humor, and presentation were wonderful on both tours. During the old Wilmington tour, we walked past historic homes and heard interesting and fascinating stories of their past. During the Cotton Exchange tour, we were entertained with the stories of the ghosts and past of this historic site. Thanks, Lori, and we'll... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This one hour walking tour led by Lori is jam-packed with all kinds of stories and details that bring the history of Wilmington to life. Although it was almost 100 degrees we did not want it to end. We got to learn about the families that shaped the city, viewed the exteriors of their homes(many now B&B's) as well as... More 

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Jonesville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We explored Wilmington several times during our 2 day stay. The town is very charming with so much to see and explore. It's very easy to navigate by walking and taking in all the sites. We really enjoyed it.

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Huntington, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

The ghost tour was fun and interesting. We learned a lot about the history of the area with some fun little tidbits of ghost sightings in the past. My daughter was disappointed that she didn't see any real ghosts!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Wow ,what a great tour ..I have been on a lot of history tours from New Orleans to Massachusetts and this one beats them all....Lori was very informative and personable I felt like I could hear the horse and wagons in the streets with her wonderfully descriptive words.I would suggest this tour to everybody and anybody....can't wait to take her... More 

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Upland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We have taken the trolley tour before but nothing beats being right on the ground with history all around you! Lori, our very knowledgeable tour guide and owner of Tour Old Wilmington, made history come alive with her fantastic knowledge of the area. She has a natural gift for weaving history into great stories that makes you feel as though... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

My friend and I did the Cotton Exchange tour this October in downtown Wilmington with Lori and had a great time!! It was during Halloween time, so we decided to do it at night to add the extra creepy effect. We had the place to ourselves basically (because shops were closed) and it was about an hour long. We toured... More 

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Bayonne, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

There was so much to see and learn on this tour, I am planning on taking it again so that I can relive the experience. It includes so much information, facts and even humorous events that it is well worth the trip.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We had the best time with Lori owner of Tour Old Wilmington. She is by far one of the best story tellers I've had the plesure to meet. We were amazed at her level of knowlage about Wimington's history. I would highly recommend to anyone living in Wilmington or coming to visit. Thank you!

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Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

Our group included an 11 year old, teens, young adults and an adult. We took the haunted Cotton Exchange tour. It is hard to find something that can entertain all of those age groups at once but surprisingly all of us enjoyed the tour immensely! We are from Wilmington but never take the time to be tourists in our own... More 

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