Cape Fear Museum is bringing field trips to students virtually! To access the content, view each part of the field trip videos. All virtual field trips are linked to Common Core State Standards and North Carolina Essential Standards.
People of the Past best suited for grades 3 through 4.
Social Studies: 3.H.1, 3.G.1, 3.E.1; 4.H.1, 4.G.1, 4.E.1
Discover the people that inhabited the Cape Fear region while it was an English colony, investigate the naval stores products that came from longleaf pines and examine how industry began to transform Wilmington into a significant port city.
In the mid-1800s, Wilmington was the largest city in the state and had a very busy port. View a riverfront model, examine artifacts to explore the jobs of the time and discover what is happening in Wilmington in 1863.