Shelter Series Bios: Wilmington, Lost but not Forgotten at the Beach
Beverly Tetterton was a research librarian in the North Carolina Room at the New Hanover County Public Library for 31 years. She was a pioneer in digital archives, creating the first in North Carolina. She went on to create numerous digital archive collections which include thousands of historic photographs of the Cape Fear Region. In 2004, she won two awards for Port City Architecture: the Solpa Award for best Library digitization project in the Southeast United States, and the David Brinkley Preservation Award. She has served on the Boards of the Historic Wilmington Foundation, the Bellamy Mansion Museum, Federation of North Carolina Historical Societies, North Carolina Genealogical Society, and the Old New Hanover Genealogical Society.
Gareth Evans has lived and worked in Wilmington since 1997. He came to North Carolina from his native Wales after finishing an undergraduate degree in History and American Studies at Swansea University. After completing a Master’s degree in American History at UNC-Wilmington, Gareth worked at the Historic Wilmington Foundation from 2001 to 2009 in various roles. Since 2010 he’s worked as the Executive Director of the Bellamy Mansion Museum.