On the cusp of a new decade, the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge is completed in Wilmington. The modern bridge is an icon of the fast-growing city, a connection to the rest of the state, and a promise of big things to come.
200 miles. Eight days. One river. Our State’s Jeremy Markovich starts at the source of the mighty Cape Fear and paddles his way through locks and lulls, rapids and rain, on an epic journey few have ever made.