Tag Archives: Cape Fear

Effort Afoot to Preserve Historic AME Church in Rice Kingdom

The Star News published a story highlighting efforts by the North Carolina Land Trust to preserve the historic Reaves Chapel AME church. The chapel dates to the 1880s in the Cape Fear Region known as Navassa. Navassa is a collection … Continue reading

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Archeology of Rice Culture in Cape Fear Region

A nice article appeared this week on archeological work being conducted by the Chicora Foundation at Kendal Plantation. They believe it is the first permanent English site in the Cape Fear area.

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Wilmington Area to Host Rice Festival

Wilmington and Brunswick County, NC are planning to start a North Carolina Rice Festival to point up the long history of rice culture on the Cape Fear River. The article also gives an update on efforts at Orton Plantation to … Continue reading

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