Throwback Thursdays at the New Hanover County Public Library

For some time, Travis Souther has been writing Throwback Thursday posts for the Facebook page of the New Hanover County Public Library (, each of which highlights an aspect of local history and includes an image, map, link to an electronic resource, or some other resource.

He's upped his game in December by creating videos about the British occupation of the city of Wilmington in 1781. Travis visits various locations as kind of a virtual tour in downtown Wilmington, highlighting connections to the British Army’s stay in the Port City. You can find the three videos that have already posted as follows:

Return to their Facebook page on New Year's Eve for the final installment of this video series (

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