Cape Fear Unearthed: Unearthing 1898, Part 1-3 (Star News)


"Unearthing 1898" is a three-part series and thorough examination of the tragic events of the Wilmington Coup of 1898, with the help of a host of experts that have researched and written about one of the most singularly defining moments in Wilmington history. These include LeRae Umfleet, lead researcher for the state's commission on 1898 and author of "A Day of Blood;" Jan Davidson, historian for the Cape Fear Museum; Chris E. Fonvielle Jr, local historian and author; Christopher Everett, director of "Wilmington on Fire;" David Zucchino, author of "Wilmington's Lie;" Cynthia Brown,  historian of St. Stephen's AME Church; and David Cecelski, historian and co-author of "Democracy Betrayed."

StarNews Media Presents "Cape Fear Unearthed," a podcast digging into the history books of Southeastern North Carolina. The weekly podcast will feature stories drawn from the region's persisting legends, historical oddities and mysterious figures that have helped shape its legacy and culture.