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December 01 - 02, 2012
Candlelight Tour
Location : Latimer House & Wilmington Historic Districts
Contact : 910-762-0492

Since 1974, visitors and residents have been able to view different historic sites and share in their history, enchanting charm and holiday cheer.

All structures on the tour are in the three hundred block area that composes the Historic District of Wilmington, North Carolina, as listed on the National Register of Historic Places. A different grouping of homes and sites are selected every year.

The 2012 Candlelight Tour features 16 houses in Wilmington's Historic Downtown and Carolina Heights Districts, spanning from the early to mid-nineteenth centuries to the mid-twentieth century. Buildings on the 2012 tour include: homes that belonged to well-known Wilmington artist Elizabeth Chant, and historian Louis T. Moore; three historic churches; and two businesses dating to the early 1900s.

The Tour is held on Saturday, December 1, from 4:00pm to 8:00pm; and Sunday, December 2, from 2:00pm until 6:00pm.

Buy Early & Save! Tickets $25, or $30 after November 16

Candlelight Tour Raffle Tickets On Sale Now! Click the link for more information.

Local History Book Sale on-going in the Latimer House Kitchen during the Candlelight Tour! New books - gift-wrapped and ready! Also choice used books by local authors or on local history as low as $1 for hardbacks and $.50 for paperbacks - fiction and non-fiction. Other local history momentos on sale - Latimer House ornaments, sweatshirts, and t-shirts!

For more information, contact the Historical Society at 910-762-0492 or order online by following this link!

Tickets may also be purchased on location at the following sites:

The Sterling House
Barnes & Noble Booksellers in the Mayfaire Shopping Center
Candles Etc.
General Electric
New Hanover Regional Medical Center Gift Shop
Southport Visitor Center
The Ivy Cottage
Two Sisters Bookery
Sophie V. West, Florist
House of Wine and Cheese in Leland

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