Category Archives: Looking Back

Brunswick Inn

One of the oldest small businesses in Southport Story by: KASS FINCHER Possibly one of the oldest small businesses in Southport is the Brunswick Inn on Bay Street. Its history is storied and rich, surviving many different owners, hurricanes and

Beneath Our Waters

  Sunken Ships provide a look into the past STORY BY: KASS FINCHER Though they are often very different personalities, fishermen and SCUBA divers will agree they share one common interest – locating shipwrecks. The fishermen know that’s where the

The Lost Art of the Whittler

Southport’s landmark and iconic Whittler’s Bench, a vintage hub of the past. STORY BY: KASS FINCHER PHOTOS COURTESY OF SOUTHPORT HISTORICAL SOCIETY Undoubtedly anyone who has walked along Southport’s waterfront has passed by the Whittler’s Bench. Local legend has it

Meet Me on the Porch

                  Meet Me on the Porch Plenty of Southport homes feature front porches, but the original use may be lost. STORY BY: KASS FINCHER photos courtesy of Southport historic society If you’re

Historic July 4th

Historic July 4th Time stands still with this look back STORY BY: KASS FINCHER photos courtesy of nc July 4th festival archives May the tree of liberty take root in the center of the earth, and its branches spread from

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