Join Us



The Lower Cape Fear Historical Society, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. Money raised through membership and events funds educational programs and the maintenance of the Archives and the Latimer House and gardens.

Help us preserve the unique history of the Lower Cape Fear region — join the Society today! You may join by calling (910) 762-0492, printing and mailing a membership form, or by joining online.


Members of the Lower Cape Fear Historical Society, Inc. receive the following general benefits:

  • Pride in preserving the history of the Lower Cape Fear region
  • Unlimited admission to the Latimer House
  • Personal guided tours
  • Invitations to lectures, receptions and presentations
  • The Bulletin, a publication with articles of historical interest
  • For the Record, our quarterly newsletter
  • 10% discount in our book shop
  • Complimentary use of the Latimer House Tea Room for your private meetings and events
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Unlimited use of archives and library
  • Genealogy research assistance


The following levels of membership are available:

  • $20 Student
  • $50 Individual
  • $75 Family
  • $150 Contributing
  • $250 Sustaining
  • $500 Friend
  • $1,000 Benefactor