Candlelight Tour Docent

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ORGANIZATION: Lower Cape Fear Historical Society at Latimer House

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Want the inside scoop on the historic homes in downtown Wilmington? Enjoy sharing interesting facts with others? Then you’d make the perfect docent!

The Candlelight Tour is a self-guided tour through a selection of historic homes and other sites in downtown Wilmington. Docents are stationed at tour sites in two-hour shifts to act as guides for visitors. They are supplied with information on the site’s history from LCFHS and share it with visitors.

In addition, docents receive a free, complimentary ticket to the event (a $50 value!) so they can take the tour themselves after their shift. They are also invited to the exclusive Candlelight Tour Social after the event.

Interested? Email info@latimerhouse.org for more details. We look forward to hearing from you!

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About Lower Cape Fear Historical Society at Latimer House

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

The iconic Latimer House has been a fixture of the historic district and the cornerstone of LCFHS's commitment to preserving history for over six decades. Today, the mansion stands as a living testament to our shared past, hosting countless memories and stories. Within the walls of Latimer, LCFHS leads educational tours and special events, preserves a comprehensive collection of over 600 artifacts, and shares an extensive archive and library with the community. LCFHS is proud to be the first historic preservation organization in the lower Cape Fear region.

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Community
Arts & Culture, Community

WHEN

Sat Dec 07, 2024 - Sun Dec 08, 2024

WHERE

126 South Third StreetWilmington, NC 28401

(34.23325,-77.94609)
 

SKILLS

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

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • Shifts are between 2-3 hours in length on one or both days of the tour. We are flexible and will work with your schedule!

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