Mission Statement:

"To advance through research, education and symposia, an increased public awareness of the Cape Fear region's unique history."


Wilmington's Historic Architecture Walking Tour

Enjoy a leisurely stroll amidst a plethora of 18th, 19th and early

20th century buildings which exemplify Wilmington's very rich

architectural history. Stylistic interpretations include Greek, Gothic,

and Italianate Revivals, plus hybrids of Classical Revivals and

early skyscrapers detailed as classical base, shafts and entablatures,

and richly adorned with classical frieze treatments.

Call 910.619.4619; or bernhard1848@gmail.com to

schedule your 1.5 hour tour. Group tours are $225 up to 3 persons age 14-up; each additional $30. Custom individual tours are available

upon request.


Experience the Historic Past with our

"Civil War Wilmington Walking Tours"

Only From CFHI

Phone 910.619.4619


Learn of Wilmingtonian's viewpoints during the

secession crisis of 1860-1861, local centers

of secession spirit like Louis Erambert's pharmacy;

Unionist spirit and sentiment; seizures of local

forts by militia in 1861, the fortification of Wilmington

after war began, Wilmington's defenses, site of Rose

Greenhow's funeral, Cape Fear District headquarters,

ironclad construction and launch sites,

and the battle for Wilmington in 1865.

We utilize visual aids to include historic images and original

sketches of historic buildings to show

Wilmington "as it was" circa 1865.

Civil War Tours are priced same as architectural tours.

Fort Fisher tours are also available, call for pricing.



This unique tour is well-prepared for those wishing an

in-depth and scholarly view of Wilmington history of

this era, and far more than a supericial walk through

Wilmington's Historic District.

Walking Tours begin at the foot of Market Street

Private, personalized, in-depth tours available

on request, also step-on services, please call for pricing.