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United States

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Episodes

One Tree Hill (feat. James Lafferty)

10/18/2018
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Whether you've watched it yourself or heard about it around town, the lingering presence of "One Tree Hill" in Wilmington and Southeastern N.C. is virtually inescapable. But how did the show get its start in the Cape Fear region, and why does it still have a undeniable impact more than half a decade after it went off the air? We explroe those questions and more in this very special episode of Cape Fear Unearthed, featuring and interview with James Lafferty, who starred on The CW series'...

Duration:00:48:21

Beasts of the Cape Fear

10/4/2018
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Ever heard of the giant snake that guarded the mouth of the Cape Fear River? Or the shaggy creature the lurked in downtown Wilmington in 1909? You've probably heard rumbling of the Beast of Bladenboro, right? All of these monsters are things of legend in the Cape Fear region, but were they real? We tell their stories and talk with former StarNews staff writer Amy Hotz in the season finale episode of "Cape Fear Unearthed," a StarNews Media-produced podcast that digs into the history books of...

Duration:00:29:15

Joe Baldwin's Head Light

9/27/2018
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Legend tells of a man by the name of Joe Baldwin, whose ghost walked the train tracks where he died in the mid-1800s. But is Joe's story true, and was his name even Joe? StarNews reporter Ben Steelman joins to discuss that and more in this episode of "Cape Fear Unearthed," a StarNews Media-produced podcast that digs into the history books of Southeastern North Carolina. Cape Fear Unearthed is written, edited and hosted by Hunter Ingram. Additional editing by Adam Fish. A StarNews Media...

Duration:00:15:35

Down With the Ship

9/12/2018
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When a blockade runner went up in flames off Wrightsville Beach in February 1864, a legend was born about what may have gone down with the ship. Specifcally, a fabled gold and jewel sword bound for Gen. Robert E. Lee from his supporters in Britain. Was the sword real? Histroian Chris E. Fonvielle Jr. joins to discuss in this episode of "Cape Fear Unearthed," a StarNews Media-produced podcast that digs into the history books of Southeastern North Carolina. Cape Fear Unearthed is written,...

Duration:00:22:58

Charred Wilmington

9/6/2018
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In its second century, Wilmington was plagued by a rash of devastating fires that destroyed much of the history it built in its formative years. Why was Wilmington so vulnerable to the scourge of fire and what was lost in the flames? We explore those questions with our guest, local historian Beverly Tetterton, on this episode of "Cape Fear Unearthed," a StarNews Media-produced podcast that digs into the history books of Southeastern North Carolina. Cape Fear Unearthed is written, edited and...

Duration:00:19:32

The Girl in the Barrel

8/30/2018
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Nancy Martin's life was cut short in 1857 while on a ship bound for Cuba. But it's the way she was buried that has defined her story for more than 150 years. We explore the tragic tale of "Nance" in this episode of "Cape Fear Unearthed," a StarNews Media-produced podcast that digs into the history books of Southeastern North Carolina. Cape Fear Unearthed is written, edited and hosted by Hunter Ingram. Additional editing by Adam Fish. A StarNews Media Production. Sources: Burial records...

Duration:00:19:28

Watery Grave

8/23/2018
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Theodosia Burr Alston's name has found new life thanks to the Broadway musical "Hamilton." But what really happened to the daughter of Aaron Burr, who's life took a dark turn and ended, according to legend, at the bottom of the ocean. We discuss her story with Ben Steelman on this week's episode of "Cape Fear Unearthed," a StarNews Media-produced podcast that digs into the history books of Southeastern North Carolina. Cape Fear Unearthed is written, edited and hosted by Hunter...

Duration:00:20:08

The Body Under Third Street

8/16/2018
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Was a colonial Englishman murdered and buried on what would become Third Street in downtown Wilmington? Host Hunter Ingram and guest Beverly Tetterton discuss fact vs. fiction in this episode of "Cape Fear Unearthed," a StarNews Media-produced podcast that digs into the history books of Southeastern North Carolina. Cape Fear Unearthed is written, edited and hosted by Hunter Ingram. Additional editing by Adam Fish. A StarNews Media Production. Sources: "Stories Old and New of the Cape...

Duration:00:19:50

Freedom Fighter

8/9/2018
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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. Cape Fear Unearthed is written, edited and hosted by Hunter Ingram. Additional editing by Adam Fish. A StarNews Media Production. Sources: "The Fire of Freedom: Abraham Galloway and the Slaves'...

Duration:00:24:35

Below the Surface

8/2/2018
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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. Cape Fear Unearthed is written, edited and hosted by Hunter Ingram. Additional editing by Adam Fish. A StarNews Media Production. Sources: "A History of New Hanover County and the Lower Cape...

Duration:00:21:48

(Un)Dead and Buried

7/25/2018
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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. Cape Fear Unearthed is written, edited and hosted by Hunter Ingram. Additional editing by Adam Fish. A StarNews Media Production. Sources: "Stories Old and New of the Cape Fear Region" by Louis...

Duration:00:20:45