PRESS THE VISIT BUTTON November 10, 1898 - Two days after the local elections in Wilmington, NC, the democratically elected and biracial government was overthrown by Democratic Party White Supremacists. Over 1,500 white men participated in an attack on the black newspaper, burning down the building. They ran officials and community leaders out of the city, and killed many blacks

PRESS THE VISIT BUTTON November 10, 1898 - Two days after the local elections in Wilmington, NC, the democratically elected and biracial government was overthrown by Democratic Party White Supremacists. Over 1,500 white men participated in an attack on the black newspaper, burning down the building. They ran officials and community leaders out of the city, and killed many blacks

The Tri-Weekly Commercial (Wilmington, NC) 26 Jul 1849, Thursday; Page 2

The Tri-Weekly Commercial (Wilmington, NC) 26 Jul 1849, Thursday; Page 2

Historic Newspaper with one of the best accounts of the opening of the Civil War... from The South:  THE WILMINGTON DAILY HERALD, North Carolina, April 13, 1861.

Historic Newspaper with one of the best accounts of the opening of the Civil War... from The South: THE WILMINGTON DAILY HERALD, North Carolina, April 13, 1861.

1773 Wilmington NC - Thomas Brown Copper Smith - wash kettles and stills for sale

1773 Wilmington NC - Thomas Brown Copper Smith - wash kettles and stills for sale

Wilmington (NC) Quality Inn United States, North America Set in a prime location of Wilmington (NC), Quality Inn puts everything the city has to offer just outside your doorstep. The hotel has everything you need for a comfortable stay. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour front desk, car park, BBQ facilities, newspapers are just some of the facilities on offer. Each guestroom is elegantly furnished and equipped with handy amenities. The hotel's peaceful atmosphere extends to its ...

Wilmington (NC) Quality Inn United States, North America Set in a prime location of Wilmington (NC), Quality Inn puts everything the city has to offer just outside your doorstep. The hotel has everything you need for a comfortable stay. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour front desk, car park, BBQ facilities, newspapers are just some of the facilities on offer. Each guestroom is elegantly furnished and equipped with handy amenities. The hotel's peaceful atmosphere extends to its ...

SLAVES-WHIPPING FREEDMEN AT WILMINGTON, NC-GEN. FORREST KILLS A NEGRO. 1866 NEWS - 1866, FORREST, FREEDMEN, KILLS, NCGEN., negro, NEWS, SLAVESWHIPPING, WILMINGTON

SLAVES-WHIPPING FREEDMEN AT WILMINGTON, NC-GEN. FORREST KILLS A NEGRO. 1866 NEWS - 1866, FORREST, FREEDMEN, KILLS, NCGEN., negro, NEWS, SLAVESWHIPPING, WILMINGTON

North Carolina Newspaper Digitization Project. FREE Newspaper searches from 1752-1890s.      A total of 23,483 digital images that are keyword searchable. The project was made possible by a LSTA grant provided by the State Library of North Carolina.

North Carolina Newspaper Digitization Project. FREE Newspaper searches from 1752-1890s. A total of 23,483 digital images that are keyword searchable. The project was made possible by a LSTA grant provided by the State Library of North Carolina.

In Wilmington, NC in 1898, 4 of the 10 city alderman where black. There was a successful black newspaper and integrated neighborhoods. That all changed when white supremacists starteda race riot and took over all local government positions. This powerful story is told through the voice of Moses, the son of one of the town's black alderman, whose life is forever changed. Historical read for grades 6-8.

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In Wilmington, NC in 1898, 4 of the 10 city alderman where black. There was a successful black newspaper and integrated neighborhoods. That all changed when white supremacists starteda race riot and took over all local government positions. This powerful story is told through the voice of Moses, the son of one of the town's black alderman, whose life is forever changed. Historical read for grades 6-8.

November 10, 1898 - Two days after the local elections in Wilmington, NC, the democratically elected and biracial government was overthrown by Democratic Party White Supremacists. Over 1,500 white men participated in an attack on the black newspaper, burning down the building. They ran officials and community leaders out of the city, and killed many blacks in widespread attacks. Although originally described as a race riot, it is now perceived as the only coup d'etat in US history.

November 10, 1898 - Two days after the local elections in Wilmington, NC, the democratically elected and biracial government was overthrown by Democratic Party White Supremacists. Over 1,500 white men participated in an attack on the black newspaper, burning down the building. They ran officials and community leaders out of the city, and killed many blacks in widespread attacks. Although originally described as a race riot, it is now perceived as the only coup d'etat in US history.

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