Burgwin-Wright Presents... is a podcast that explores the riveting stories of North Carolina's Cape Fear region through the history of one of its oldest Colonial historic sites – the Burgwin-Wright House and Gardens in Wilmington. Each season of the show focuses on a new theme that mines three centuries of history that spans the formation of the American Colonies to the modern day. Burgwin-Wright Presents... will explore the fact vs. fiction within the stories that have defined the Cape Fear region and Wilmington’s oldest history site.

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Season 1: Outlander in the Cape Fear
The first season of “Burgwin-Wright Presents…” uses the beloved book and television series “Outlander” as a guide to share the Colonial history of North Carolina, specifically in the Cape Fear region. Diana Gabaldon’s book series and the Starz TV series explore Wilmington and North Carolina’s role in the lead up to the American Revolution, and the podcast plucks characters and events out of the story to tell the real history behind them. To learn more and listen, click here.

 

 

Season 2: Cape Fear Legends & Lore
The second season, debuting in the Fall of 2022, will use “Stories Old and New of the Cape Fear Region,” Louis T. Moore’s famous tome of local legends, to myth-bust some Colonial-era lore that is still shared throughout the Cape Fear. From the “tunnels” underneath Wilmington to the origin of the Burgwin-Wright’s longtime nickname as the Cornwallis House. To learn more, click here