Wilmington, North Carolina (Postcard History)
by Ann Hewlett Hutteman
A city of rare beauty and fascinating history, Wilmington attracts armies of tourists and visitors year-round eager to view its picturesque waterfront, to learn of the old port city’s remarkable heritage and traditions, and to enjoy its grand beaches and landscapes.
This visual history explores the city’s and the vicinity’s unique story from the late 1890s to the 1960s through the medium of postcards, a popular way of documenting a town’s famous buildings, dwellings, personalities, and scenery.
Series: Postcard History
Paperback: 128 pages
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (November 13, 2000)
About the Author
Author and local historian Ann Hewlett Hutteman, on behalf of the Friends of the New Hanover County Public Library, has compiled a fitting tribute, in word and image, to this historic city at the confluence of the Cape Fear and Northeast Cape Fear Rivers and to some of the surrounding counties’ famous landmarks.
Through these rare vintage postcards, readers of every generation will certainly enjoy discovering the Wilmington of yesteryear.