Maritime Museum in search of a new home

Posted by Debra Worley - email

SOUTHPORT, NC (WECT) - The North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport is looking for a new home, and the Town of Oak Island is getting involved.

Oak Island Mayor Johnnie Vereen said he would welcome an old residence at Bill Smith Park with open arms.

The state decided to stop funding the museum in March because of its size and age.

The Southport Board of Aldermen will continue to discuss the issue at their upcoming meeting, May 14.

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