Historic Preservation and Community Development

4578 Long Beach Rd., SE
Southport, NC 28461
(910) 454-0007

Brunswick County Habitat for Humanity builds homes for deserving families in need of suitable housing. Homes are built by volunteers, and no interest loans are extended to partner families who meet the minimum income requirements. Qualified homeowners provide their own sweat equity by helping to build their home or volunteering in...more about Brunswick County Habitat for Humanity

1100 Caswell Beach Rd.
Caswell Beach, NC 28465

The Oak Island Lighthouse was gifted to the Town of Caswell Beach by the federal government as part of the land to parks program in 2004. The town created Friends of the Oak Island Lighthouse (FOIL) to preserve the lighthouse and surrounding grounds, conduct tours, provide informational signage and be financially...more about Friends of the Oak Island Lighthouse

204 E. Moore St.
Fort Johnston
Southport, NC 28461
(910) 457-0003

The North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport displays fascinating artifacts related to the maritime history of the Cape Fear Area (see our Attractions section). The museum offers a variety of opportunities for individuals interested in volunteering. The volunteers represent the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources and the NC Maritime Museum...more about North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport

101 Lighthouse Wynd
Bald Head Island, NC 28461
(910) 457-7481

Run by the Old Baldy Foundation, the Smith Island Museum is a replica of the 1850 historic light keeper's cottage. The $5/adult, $3/youth fee for touring the lighthouse and museum is collected in the gift shop. Volunteers are needed to staff the museum and gift shop, to help with fund-raising and...more about Smith Island Museum of History

Fort Johnston Garrison House
Davis and Bay Sts.
Southport, NC 28461
(910) 457-7927
(800) 388-9635

The Southport Visitors' Center is a great place to stop for information about Southport history and things to do. Because the Visitors' Center is combined with the Southport City Museum you will find fascinating displays of the history of the area and historical artifacts. There are also playbills on the walls...more about Southport Visitors' Center

 
 
 
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