Wilmington Character Analysis

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A Cosmopolitan port city that attracts people of all nationalities and cultures, Wilmington has long been an interesting location, historically and culturally. Wilmington has experienced many historical events in its over 280 year past. It is no surprise that the essence of Wilmington has attracted literary figures, artists, and others that were genuinely curious and wanted to experience life as a Wilmingtonian. In the words of historian, Philip Gerard, “People come to Wilmington deliberately, to visit or to settle. They don’t just pass through. A few of those natives and newcomers become characters in the story of the city — and in turn make up its artistic soul.”

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