Lower Cape Fear Historical Society
Do you enjoy history? Do you enjoy sharing it with others? Would you like to learn more about the rich history of Wilmington? If these things appeal to you, you have found the perfect niche at the Latimer House in downtown Wilmington!
The Latimer House needs dedicated weekday volunteers with administrative skills and office experience. The Lower Cape Fear Historical Society is a non-profit member supported organization, and relies on the skills of our volunteers. As an administrative volunteer you would assist with operational responsibilities, mailings and communications, connecting community members with historical resources, aid with planning and coordinating fundraising activities and events, promote the Society within the local community, and other clerical duties as needed.
We look forward to hearing from you!
About Lower Cape Fear Historical Society
126 South Third Street, Wilmington, NC 28401, US
This corporation is organized to be operated exclusively for literary and educational purposes. To this end said corporation shall collect and preserve records and materials and disseminate knowledge and information pertaining to the history of the Lower Cape Fear, State of North Carolina, and the United States of America.
The Lower Cape Fear Historical Society was formed in 1956 by citizens wanting to "organize interest in the Lower Cape Fear and promote the history and the preservation of vital historic resources in the community and the Lower Cape Fear." The society maintains an extensive Archival Library containing many local historic documents and publications available to the public by appointment. People use these archival records for family genealogy, academic papers, and research projects. The Society promotes research of the area and publishes "The Bulletin" three times a year on researched topics, conducts Book Talks and presents lectures on the history of the Lower Cape Fear. Docents for the society conduct daily tours of the Latimer House and weekly walking tours of the downtown Historic District.