Historic Photos of Wilmington (Hardcover)

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By Wade G. Dudley (Text by (Art/Photo Books))
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For a century after its incorporation in 1740, Wilmington, North Carolina remained a sleepy port city. Then, the coming of steam-power, especially railroad and steamship, enabled a steady growth. War, whether the Civil War with its blockade-runners or the shipbuilding born of the world conflicts of the 1900s, brought more growth. With that expansion came, of course, growing pains. The story of Wilmington, North Carolina is a story of rivers, sounds, and sea, and of a city that grew near the places where those waters mingled. It is the story of a port that became the "Lifeline of the Confederacy" as well as the lifeline of a state. And in this case, it is the story of over a hundred years of history (1860s to 1970s) told through almost two hundred photographs--the captured essences of people and events now lost.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781684420186
ISBN-10: 1684420180
Publisher: Turner
Publication Date: May 23rd, 2008
Pages: 202
Language: English
Series: Historic Photos