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Burgwin-Wright Museum House Review

The house General Cornwallis used as his headquarters in April 1781 was built in 1770 on the foundations of a jail. After a fine, furnished restoration, this colonial gentleman's town house was turned into a museum that includes seven distinct period gardens.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 224 Market St., Downtown, Wilmington, NC 28401 | Map It
  • Phone: 910/762–0570
  • Cost: $10
  • Hours: Tues.–Sat. 10–4. Closed Jan
  • Website:
  • Location: Wilmington
Updated: 10-09-2012

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