Learn more about the 1898 Race Massacre and WILMINGTON’S LIE

Interactive Map and Photo Timeline of the Violence of 1898

These are incredible resources that offer fascinating visual elements to the events leading up to and the day of the massacre. Created and provided by the Cape Fear Museum and New Hanover County’s Library and Information Technology Department. Click here.


The Wilmington Race Riot Report by the 1898 Wilmington Race Riot Commission

This extensive report, authored by principle research LaRae Umfleet, was published in 2006 by the Research Branch of the Office of Archives and History in the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. Click here.