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Cape Fear Lost (Images of America: North Carolina)
Progress is a contradictory term, one that inherently means an improvement of luxury and an advancement of technology, yet usually at the expense of a community's identity, traditions, and history. Though many buildings survived Civil War skirmishes and Northern occupation during Reconstruction, these same structures did not escape the plans of ambitious entrepreneurs and ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published July 27th 1999 by Arcadia Publishing (SC)
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I enjoyed learning more about my city through this book. I had no clue that so many buildings had been destroyed, as my town prides itself on the historic relics that we still have. The photos make me wish that I could travel back to that time and live it for myself. At least the pictures are still intact, which will allow me to fantasize about what life back then would have been like.