Bob Jenkins in downtown Wilmington ,NC.Bob Jenkins (1935- ) was born in Sneads Ferry, NC, and has traveled all over the world, but considers Wilmington, North Carolina his home. He operated historical tours for over 25 years for his Wilmington Adventure Walking Tours, starting at the foot of Market Street. For many years he also ran his own design business in downtown Wilmington, but closed that business to concentrate on his walking tours. He was a founding member of the Historic Wilmington Foundation. He considers himself a preservationist and has an encyclopedic knowledge of Wilmington history.