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Poplar Grove Plantation
Points of Interest & Landmarks, Historic Sites
Bellamy Mansion
Specialty Museums, Historic Sites, Architectural Buildings
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Airlie Gardens
#1 of 19 Sights & Landmarks in Wilmington
Breathing in the breezes, and loving sites of giant trees , beautiful flowers and various art and fountains , to see!!! Go and you will have a wonderful time.
The gardens, once part of the estate of the Pembroke Jones family created in the late 1800's, is a historical site along side Bradleys Creek and captures the various geographical and natural features of the variou...
Bellamy Mansion
#2 of 19 Sights & Landmarks in Wilmington
This elegant Civil War era home was built with slaves and still has the slave quarters to view and imagine what life was like for the men and women who lived there during the Civil War and beyond.
The mansion offers amazing views of the city and is rich with beautiful details throughout the house.
Historic District
#3 of 19 Sights & Landmarks in Wilmington
Great shops, architecture, atmosphere, the boardwalk is great with beautiful views, and downtown is lively but family friendly, we loved Downtown Wilmington!
The residential streets are charming, many homes have beautiful gardens, and a great way in which to learn about the area and view these sights are via Springbrook Farms horse-drawn tours, which is located right i...
Downtown Wilmington
#4 of 19 Sights & Landmarks in Wilmington
superior views and attractions at the river walk, you can take a stroll from the convention center to the Bridge along the river, while enjoying the breeze and views of the battleship and other attractions.
Wear comfortable shoes & enjoy your stroll around a small city with lots beautiful sights, great food & things to do.
Riverwalk
#5 of 19 Sights & Landmarks in Wilmington
Restaurants are abundant on and around the river walk, as well as tour boats( with bars!) to show the sites along the Cape Fear river and its estuary with the ocean, and the USS North Carolina just across the rive...
Between the serenity of the river, the sights of modest and majestic water crafts, the excitement of the tourists, the aroma's from the restaurants, the beat of the music, the hearts of the musicians, everything w...
Poplar Grove Plantation
#6 of 19 Sights & Landmarks in Wilmington
This site is a former sweet potato and peanut plantation and I was impressed to learn that family had maintained this for 6 generations.
We've been driving up the coast from Florida and have stopped at different sites including historical homes.
Wilmington Oakdale Cemetery
#7 of 19 Sights & Landmarks in Wilmington
It's full of history and beautiful sights.
We took the Funerary Art Tour and learned about the statuary of the grave sites from the Victorian era.If a tour is not available, take a walk when the graveyard is open.
Zebulon Latimer House
#8 of 19 Sights & Landmarks in Wilmington
If you love old buildings and historic sights, Wilmington is the place to go, and the Latimer house is a must se.
We purchased a ticket to view all three mansions on the tour.
The Basilica Shrine of St. Mary
#9 of 19 Sights & Landmarks in Wilmington
This Basilica is one of only two in the state and was designed by Rafael Guastavino Moreno, the same architect who designed Grand Central Station and many other NYC landmarks.
While seeing the sights of Wilmington, this is a great place to relax and reflect.
Henrietta III
#10 of 19 Sights & Landmarks in Wilmington
Great tour down the Cape Fear river !! Historic narration of the sites, very informative.
The old boat will be missed as a Landmark- hurry to see it before its too late.
Wilmington National Cemetery
#11 of 19 Sights & Landmarks in Wilmington
This cemetery is both sad but also uplifting and you can tell that the staff take special pride in the loving care that is given the grounds and each and every grave site.
Forest Hills
#12 of 19 Sights & Landmarks in Wilmington
Legion Stadium
#13 of 19 Sights & Landmarks in Wilmington
Stanley Rehder Carnivorous Plant Garden
#14 of 19 Sights & Landmarks in Wilmington
Carolina Heights
#15 of 19 Sights & Landmarks in Wilmington
New Hanover County Courthouse
#16 of 19 Sights & Landmarks in Wilmington
Mcallister & Solomon Books
#17 of 19 Sights & Landmarks in Wilmington
Wilmington City Hall
#18 of 19 Sights & Landmarks in Wilmington
Arrowhead Park
#19 of 19 Sights & Landmarks in Wilmington