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Wilmington celebrates 275th birthday

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(Source: wilmingtonnc.gov) (Source: wilmingtonnc.gov)

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - The city of Wilmington turns 275-years-old Thursday. 

Incorporated on Feb. 20, 1739, Wilmington is one of the oldest cities in the state.

To commemorate the day, city leaders are asking for photos, memories and birthday wishes via email, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #HBDilm (Happy Birthday Wilmington).

These images and memories will be posted here, along with facts, trivia and historical photos.

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