News

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The State Port Pilot
Star News Online
Brunswick Beacon

October 11, 2018; Brunswick Beacon:
Remembering North Carolina’s deadliest day of World War I

October 4, 2018; Brunswick Beacon:
Graveside honors for Pvt David Betram Frink, 1894-1973

October 4, 2018; Brunswick Beacon:
The World War I profile of Army Cpl Calmer Thomas Clemmons

September 21, 2018; Preston County News & Journal:
Alpine Lake resident raises funds to save WWI rifle range

September 13, 2018; Brunswick Beacon:
The World War I profile of Army Cpl Elder E Heath

September 6, 2018; Brunswick Beacon:
The World War I profile of Army Cpl Lindsey Pigott

August 30, 2018; Brunswick Beacon:
The World War I profile of Army Cpl Rufus E Sellers

August 29, 2018; State Port Pilot:
Swain was early casualty among Brunswick soldiers

August 23, 2018; Brunswick Beacon:
The World War I profile of Army veteran Mack D Atkins

August 23, 2018; Brunswick Beacon:
Friends of Fort Caswell enjoy NC 4th of July Festival

August 16, 2018; Brunswick Beacon:
The World War I story of Army Pvt Luther Benton

August 9, 2018; Brunswick Beacon:
The World War I story of Army Pvt Samuel Swain

August 2, 2018; Brunswick Beacon:
The World War I story of Army Pvt Willie Hewett

July 26, 2018; Star News:
NSDAR awarded Community Service Award to Eckards

July 26, 2018; Brunswick Beacon:
The World War I story of Army Pvt Harry Pigott

July 19, 2018; Brunswick Beacon:
The World War I story of Pvt Benjamin Bantie Smith of Ash

June 2018; NC DAR Tarheel Patriot, Pages 4 – 5:
courtesy of The Tar Heel Patriot, Patricia Poe, Editor
Veteran Frances Carlsen Honors Brunswick County WWI Veterans

June 30, 2018; Star News:
Eagle Scout improves 1918 Fort Caswell Rifle Range

June 28, 2018; Brunswick Beacon:
The World War I story of Pvt. 1st Class Erastus I. Nelson

June 20, 2018: State Port Pilot:
Letters to the Editor

June 14, 2018; Brunswick Beacon:
Letters to the Editor

June 13, 2018: State Port Pilot:
Eckards receive NS-DAR Community Service Award

June 7, 2018; Brunswick Beacon:
Family honors Willetts brothers with Fort Caswell Rifle Range donation

June 7, 2018; Brunswick Beacon (bottom of page):
Eckards receive Community Service Award

May 31, 2018; Brunswick Beacon:
Friends of Fort Caswell Rifle Range Derby Day fundraiser successful

May 16, 2018; State Port Pilot:
Derby Day fundraiser

May 10, 2018; Brunswick Beacon:
World War I Profile: The Williams brothers of Shallotte

May 3, 2018; Brunswick Beacon:
Friends of the 1918 Fort Caswell Rifle Range Derby Day on May 5

May 2, 2018; State Port Pilot:
Ready for the Derby

April 19, 2018; Brunswick Beacon:
Fort Caswell Rifle Range preservation selected for Eagle Scout project

April 12, 2018; Brunswick Beacon:
Profiles of World War I military from Brunswick County – 105th Engineers

April 11, 2018; State Port Pilot (bottom of page):
Boy Scouts help preserve Fort Caswell Rifle Range

April 11, 2018; State Port Pilot:
Ceremony marks World War I at rifle range

April 5, 2018; The United States World War I Centennial Commission and The Pritzker Military Museum & Library:
FINAL 100 Cities/100 Memorials Press Release for Official World War I Centennial Memorials

April 5, 2018; Brunswick Beacon:
Centennial observance to honor Brunswick County’s veterans of World War I

April 4 2018; State Port Pilot:
Great War commemoration Friday

March 29, 2018; State Port Pilot:
Great War event set at Caswell

March 22, 2018; Brunswick Beacon:
Carlsen honors Brunswick County World War I veterans

March 19, 2017; Star News:
Veteran Carlsen honors Brunswick WWI vets

March 1, 2018; Brunswick Beacon:
Friends of Fort Caswell Rifle Range share World War I stories of county’s ‘Buffalo Soldiers’

February 28, 2018; State Port Pilot:
‘Buffalo Soldiers’ served in the Great War

February 8, 2018; Brunswick Beacon:
Friends of Fort Caswell Rifle Range receive donation

January 31, 2018; State Port Pilot:
World War I stories part of monument effort

December 30, 2017; Star News:
Southport’s Nurse Williams served in WWI

December 28, 2017; Brunswick Beacon:
A World War Profile of Susan Adkins Williams

December 15, 2017; Star News:
Ft Caswell Rifle Range subject of talk

November 29, 2017; State Port Pilot:
Great War vets honored

November 23, 2017; Brunswick Beacon:
Club Profile: Brunswick County Historical Society

September 13, 2017; State Port Pilot:
Historic locales are in danger

August 30, 2017; State Port Pilot:
Traveling historic exhibit goes on display

August 2017; South Brunswick Magazine:
Caswell Rifle Range Target Pit and Storage Area is Almost 100 Years Old

August 3, 2017; Brunswick Beacon:
Friends of Fort Caswell Rifle Range Club Profile

July 16, 2017; Star News Online:
Couple leads effort to save Fort Caswell Rifle Range

July 12, 2017; State Port Pilot:
Cemetery, rifle pit among endangered sites

June 28, 2017; Star News Online:
Friends of Fort Caswell Derby Day Fundraiser

June 1, 2017; Brunswick Beacon:
Friends of Fort Caswell Rifle Range present successful Derby Day fundraiser

May 31, 2017; Star News Online:
Kenan House among ‘Most Threatened’ landmarks

May 11, 2017; Brunswick Beacon:
Brunswick Town NSDAR chapter remembers 100th anniversary of World War I

May 2017; NC DAR Tarheel Patriot, Pages 20 – 24:
courtesy of The Tar Heel Patriot, Patricia Poe, Editor
Brunswick Town Commemorates 100th Anniversary of World War I; World War I Rifle Range Preserved

April 30, 2017; Star News Online:
Fort Caswell Rifle range fixes will need funding

April 28, 2017; Spotlight on Paradise Blog:
Caswell Beach’s Hidden WW1 Monument

April 27, 2017; Brunswick Beacon:
Friends of Fort Caswell Rifle Range prepare for annual fundraiser

April 26, 2017; The State Port Pilot:
Derby Day event assists rifle pit

April 12, 2017; The State Port Pilot:
Derby Day event for rifle pit May 6

April 12, 2017; The State Port Pilot:
Ceremony honors 100th anniversary of World War I

April 6, 2017; Brunswick Beacon:
Fundraiser set as Caswell Rifle Range nears 100th birthday

April 5, 2017; The State Port Pilot:
World War I ceremony planned April 6

March 9, 2017; Brunswick Beacon:
First Bank supports historical preservation of World War I structure

March 9, 2017; Star News Online:
Fort Caswell’s World War I Rifle Range needs repairs

February 23, 2017; Brunswick Beacon:
Friends of Fort Caswell Rifle Range continue the Wall of Honor for World War I military

February 22, 2017; The State Port Pilot:
Effort aimed at saving rifle pit

December 14, 2016; The State Port Pilot:
Range repairs are proposed

December 14, 2016; The State Port Pilot:
Exhibit features historic places

June 23, 2016; Star News Online:
Derby Day Good for Fort Caswell Rifle Range

June 8, 2016; The State Port Pilot:
Rifle pit named to list of threatened sites

June 8, 2016; Star News Online:
WWI-era Fort Caswell rifle range focus of preservation effort

May 31, 2016; Star News Online:
Historic Wilmington Foundation announces most-threatened places list

May 11, 2016; The State Port Pilot:
Derby Day

May 4, 2016; The State Port Pilot:
Fundraiser set for rife pit

April 7, 2016; Brunswick Beacon:
Friends of Fort Caswell Rifle Range plan Wall of Honor for World War I military

March 23, 2016; Star News Online:
Fort Caswell group plans WWI honor wall

February 17, 2016; The State Port Pilot:
Group works to preserve, restore site

November 25, 2015; The State Port Pilot:
Donation aids rifle pit project

May 6, 2015; The State Port Pilot:
The race is on

April 29, 2015; The State Port Pilot:
Tickets available for Derby Day

April 1, 2015; The State Port Pilot:
Derby Day aids pit project

December 24, 2014; The State Port Pilot:
Race raises money for rifle pit

October 22, 2014; The State Port Pilot:
Racing fundraiser for rifle pit set November 8

June 4, 2014; The State Port Pilot:
Art supports rifle range

April 30, 2014; The State Port Pilot:
Event benefits rifle range pit

March 19, 2014; The State Port Pilot:
Rifle range work detailed

February 5, 2014; The State Port Pilot:
Fort gets historic recognition

May 8, 2013; The State Port Pilot:
Bunker benefit

December 5, 2012; The State Port Pilot:
Group aims to save World War I rifle range