Rising from the banks of the Cape Fear River, Wilmington, North Carolina holds a rich past with a dynamic present. Since British colonists raised the town in the 1700's, it's prominence as a major port shaped not only the lives of its varied residents but also our state and nation. Today Wilmington boasts a vibrant culture full of fascinating characters- from ghosts to skaters, dancers to fishermen.
In the ninth annual Carolina Photojournalism Workshop, UNC students found captivating people with riveting tales to tell. Tales of trial and of joy, of love and loss. Dive in and enjoy Port City Stories.