Burgwin-Wright House

Christine Lamberton gave a tour of the Burgwin-Wright House in Wilmington, North Carolina, and spoke about the history of the property. The city’s original… read more

Burgwin-Wright House Christine Lamberton gave a tour of the Burgwin-Wright House in Wilmington, North Carolina, and spoke about the history of the property. The city’s original jail was built in the 1740s. As the city grew, the jail was moved and wealthy businessman John Burgwin bought the property and built on top of the existing structure.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Wilmington, North Carolina, from February 18-24 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2. close

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Program ID:
424638-1
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Tour
Location:
Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
First Aired:
Mar 18, 2017 | 5:43pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Mar 20, 2017 | 4:37am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Mar 18, 2017 | 5:43pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 19, 2017 | 10:38am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 19, 2017 | 2:39pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 20, 2017 | 4:37am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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