In Curious Tales From Old Wilmington and the Lower Cape Fear: The Truth Behind the Legends, Chris E. Fonvielle, Jr., Professor Emeritus in the Department of History at UNC-Wilmington, explores five famous urban legends with the skills of a professional historian.

The stories have been told and retold for many years, in one case more than 200 years, but what is the truth behind them? What really happened and what do the legends reveal?

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