Throwback Thursday Update: Bond, Not Bend

Throwback Thursday Update: Bond, Not Bend

Voted ’Typical Farm Family’ - Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Bend and children - voted "Typical Farm Family" August 24, 1948. 7/22: In regards to the Throwback Thursday photo that was published on 7/14/22, we received the following update from Sylvia "Bond" Henry.   Clinton...

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Moon works shine brightly here, across US

Moon works shine brightly here, across US

Written by Neil Snarr, contributing columnist for the Wilmington News Journal. Published online July 13, 2022.  I’m often amazed at the number of excellent performers, writers, statesmen, etc. who come from small and sometimes remote towns. Karl (later Carl) Moon is...

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POLITICS AND GOSSIP FROM 1872

POLITICS AND GOSSIP FROM 1872

This information is gleaned from the March issues of the 1872 Wilmington Journal and complied by Genealogy Library volunteer, Beth Mitchell. Pocket Wallet Lost – On Monday evening last between the Clinton House and the Depot, I lost my brown Pocket Wallet. The wallet...

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Tea is served at Lady Louise’s, History Center

Tea is served at Lady Louise’s, History Center

‘Hosted’ by living history characters Originally published in the Wilmington News Journal online on June 8, 2022 The Clinton County Historical Society hosted it first afternoon tea fundraiser on Sunday, approximately three years since the outbreak of the pandemic....

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Throwback Thursday: Patriotic Rally

Throwback Thursday: Patriotic Rally

This photo is of the “Clinton County Patriotic Rally — September 14, 1942.” Looking at N. South Street in Wilmington, this image was taken near the National Bank & Trust downtown. Can you tell us more?...

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Lady Louise’s Afternoon Tea: NOW ON SALE

Lady Louise’s Afternoon Tea: NOW ON SALE

Enjoy tea, and talk with Louise Denver - matriarch of Rombach Place - while learning about the famous family who called our museum home! Join the Society for another lively afternoon tea at historic Rombach Place. Bite-sized foods and a variety of teas will be served...

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Throwback Thursday: 1914, not 1910!

Throwback Thursday: 1914, not 1910!

Thanks for helping us crack the case, history sleuths!   With help from our followers and fellow history nerds, we have discovered a recent Throwback Thursday image was mislabeled as the 1910 Wilmington Homecoming, but rather is from the 1914 Fall Festival in...

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Decoration Day and more in 1872!

Decoration Day and more in 1872!

https://www.wnewsj.com/opinion/columns/201588/decoration-day-and-more-in-1872 The following information was found in the Wilmington Journal dated June 6, 1872: ‘A Glorious Decoration Day In Wilmington’ According to previous arrangements a large number of ladies,...

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