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NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum of History and Science is pleased to welcome Simon Lashford as its museum design coordinator. Lashford earned his bachelor’s degree in theatre arts set & lighting design from Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia. He relocated from Chicago to Wilmi… Read More »

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum has been awarded a $5,000 grant from the Corning Incorporated Foundation. Funds will be used to establish new programming for the Simple Machines field trip program for seventh grade students. The Museum will offer, at no cost to students, a field trip f… Read More »

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – At its annual meeting in June, Cape Fear Museum Associates, Inc. honored retiring board members and elected officers and six new board members. Samantha Dooies, Lynore Young and Virginia Ross retired from the board after six years of active service. Officers for the comi… Read More »

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum of History and Science presents Museum After Dark, a memorable summer museum experience engaging visitors to share and connect over a common interest – food. Taste, experiment and learn at this interactive event where food meets culture on Thursday, Ju… Read More »

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – On Sunday, July 1, 2018 at 3 p.m., join Cape Fear Museum and the Williston Alumni Association for a special event and discussion to honor the history and legacy of Williston school. Hear from members of the community about Williston experiences and learn about the role t… Read More »

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum of History and Science is pleased to welcome Barbi Baker as its marketing specialist. Baker earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from San Diego State University in San Diego, CA and her master’s degree in education from Texas State University i… Read More »

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Join Cape Fear Museum, Carolina Beach State Park, Cape Fear Astronomical Society and many other community partners for a fun-filled evening of stargazing and astronomy-themed activities on Friday, April 20, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Carolina Beach State Park (1010 State Pa… Read More »