Federal Point Historic Preservation Society's Events Calendar Winter, Spring 2017

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• Monday, January 16, 2017: 7:30-9:00 pm. Program:  Jan Davidson of the Cape Fear Museum will talk about WWI in Wilmington as well as how it has been memorialized in our area. We will be doing a WWI exhibit in the Spring of 2017 and this will be our kickoff.
• Monday, February 20, 2017:  7:30-9:00 pm. Program: Kemp Burdett, Cape Fear River Keeper will talk to us about his work to protect the water quality and ecosystem of the Cape Fear River.
• Saturday March 18, 2017: Historian Chris Fonvielle will lead his annual walk along the rements of the Sugar Loaf Line of Defense.  Pre-registration is required. Call 910-458-0502. A donation of $10.00 is requested.
• Monday, March 20, 2017: 7:30-9:00 pm.  John Moseley of the Fort Fisher State Historic Site returns to talk on US Medal of Honor Winners from the Lower Cape Fear area.
• Monday, April 17, 2017: 7:30-9:00 pm. Program: Have you ever seen an old picture or post card of a Carolina Beach building and wondered where it was located or what is there today?  Elaine Henson will show businesses and buildings from long ago and what is there now, and in some cases, what was there in between.
• Monday,  May 15, 2017:  7:30-9:00. Program: John Batchelor, author of the cookbook Chefs of the Coast will talk to us about his research in compiling the book and how North Carolina’s coastal cuisine is unique.
• Monday, June 19, 2017: 6:30–8:30 pm. Potluck Picnic: The perfect time to bring  friends and prospective members.
ALL PROGRAMS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC. They are held at the Federal Point History Center,  1121-A North Lake Park Blvd. (Just south of the Carolina Beach Town Hall.) Or visit the History Center, open Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays 10-4. For more information call: 910-458-0502.


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