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 cityÃ's remarkable heritage and traditions, and to enjoy its grand beaches and landscapes. This visual history explores the cityÃ's and the vicinityÃ's unique story from the late 1890s to the 1960s through the medium of postcards, a popular way of documenting a townÃ's famous buildings, dwellings, personalities, and scenery.
Here are twenty-five tales about strange happenings, creepy places, and engaging specters across the Old North State. Six are new for this 2nd edition. Stealthy and forlorn, cunning and mysterious, the ghosts of North Carolina's past linger among the living in this thrilling collection of ghost tales.
The National Directory: Ghostly Abodes, Sacred Sites, UFO Landings, and Other Supernatural Locations
Author: Dennis William Hauck
In almost every town in America there are places where strange things happen. The perfect companion to The International Directory of Haunted Places, this revised and updated edition of Haunted Places is both a fascinating and unusual travel guide as well as an indispensable casebook for those interested in the paranormal. From buildings and parks believed to have resident ghosts and poltergeists to areas where Bigfoot or UFO sightings are most frequently reported, Haunted Places will lead you to more than 2,000 sites of paranormal activity across the United States. Organized alphabetically by state, each entry is referenced to an extensive bibliography of sources-with descriptions, addresses, phone numbers, Web sites, and travel directions provided for all locations.
Since 1739, Wilmington has seen centuries of change along the banks of the Cape Fear River to the beaches of the Atlantic. Through the years much has been lost to war, neglect, and progress, but in many places the past is well preserved and still visible today. The city's enduring spirit is evident in these images of past and present.