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ORGANIZATION: Lower Cape Fear Historical Society

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 7 people are interested

Do you enjoy a little spotlight? Sharing your knowledge with a group of interested visitors? Answering questions about what makes Wilmington so special? Offering stories to make history come alive?

As one of three Wilmington historic homes open for public tours, the Latimer House is fully furnished with period antiques and vintage clothing, offering a snapshot of life from the mid 19th century into the 20th century. Giving a tour here means discussing local Victorian era history that stretches into the present day.

We are eagerly seeking tour volunteers and can work with your schedule - daily, weekly, or occasionally during our operating hours of Tuesday through Sunday, 10am - 3pm.

For more, email us at manager@latimerhouse.org or call 910 508 1038.

1 Shift

  • 10:00 AM to 03:00 PM
    5 Tours per day - 1 Volunteer per tour
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Lower Cape Fear Historical Society

Location:

126 South Third Street, Wilmington, NC 28401, US

Mission Statement

The Lower Cape Fear Historical Society, Inc. (LCFHS) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization committed to the preservation and promotion of the history of the Lower Cape Fear region since 1956. The Society concentrates on preserving records and disseminating knowledge of local history.

Description

LCFHS has led the restoration and exhibition of the Latimer House, a noteworthy example of Victorian Italianate Revival architecture, since 1963. Within the walls of Latimer, LCFHS leads tours, educational programs and exhibits, and special events. The Latimer House is also home to our comprehensive collection of over 600 artifacts and an extensive archive and library. Since October 1957, LCFHS also publishes pathbreaking historical research in the LCFHS Bulletin.

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Community
Education & Literacy
Arts & Culture, Community, Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

The Latimer House126 South Third StreetWilmington, NC 28401

(34.23325,-77.94609)
 

SKILLS

  • History
  • Public Speaking
  • People Skills
  • Storytelling
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Tour shifts are anytime between 10am to 3pm, Tuesday through Saturday. We are looking for volunteers over 16 years old and any commitment level.
  • The Latimer House was built in 1852 with 4 floors. Docents must be able to ascend and descend 3 flights of stairs.

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