Entries by Nc Pub Co Knowles

British Fleet Occupies Wilmington

On January 28, 1781, a British fleet occupied the town of Wilmington. Eighteen vessels anchored in the Cape Fear River. Aboard the ships were 450 Redcoats and their commander, Major James Craig. Wilmington had almost one thousand citizens, but were all civilians and unprepared to fight such a well-equipped army. Craig’s forces took the town […]

Prepare for Winter

Here are some helpful hints for you to consider during the upcoming cold winter days. Keep you headlights clear with car wax! Just wipe ordinary car wax on your headlights. It contains special water repellents that will prevent that messy mixture from accumulating on your lights – lasts six weeks. Squeak-proof your wipers with rubbing […]

Odds & Ends

By now you have I’m sure realize that I collect everything I can get my hand on. I love collecting items of North Carolina interest. Books, pictures, old newspapers and magazines and etc. In cleaning off one of the shelves in my library I ran across a little booklet which was published in 1925. Here […]