Category Archives: Looking Back

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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