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    • Robert R. Bellamy Building

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    • Commercial structure built as rental property for Robert R. Bellamy (1861-1926), owner of wholesale drug business and officer of Delgado Cotton Mills. Originally constructed as a boot and shoe store; later occupied by clothing stores and jewelers....
    • North Front Street - 200 block.

    • N. Front Street, Murchison, Chestnut Street
    • Chestnut Street - 100 block - north side The main buildings are (from left) the first floor of the Murchison Building, (built 1913/1914); the Murchison National Bank-Acme Building (1902) and the tall building to the left, the Cape Fear Hotel...
    • Knights of Pythias

    • Knights of Pythias
    • Newspaper photograph of the Executive Council of the Knights of Pythias for the 1902 Carnival and Merchants Fall Festival. From left to right: Joseph T. King (1871-1920), Dr.Walter Curtis Galloway (1856-1938), Thos. D. Meares (1848-1927), James P....
    • Chadbourn House

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    • Built by James H. Chadbourn for his daughter, Frances Chadbourn, who married Dr. Jack Stanley, dentist. Robert Ruark (1915-1965), newspaper journalist and novelist, spent part of his childhood here.
    • Curtis-Foster House

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    • Italianate style house built for George T. Curtis (1823-1870), native of Virginia, engineer; and wife, Melvina Ann Medley (1829-1889). Purchased in 1890 by Flavel Wright Foster (1842-1902), native of Bradford County, PA, Union Army veteran, county...
    • Michael Hooper House

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    • House built for Michael Hooper (1830-1877), lamplighter and drayman; and wife, Julia A. (1841-1906). He was founder of Wilmington's Emancipation Day Celebration in 1874. The Structure was altered to Neoclassical Revival style in c. 1902 when...
    • Harriss House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for Andrew Howell Harriss (1872-1956), physician and surgeon; and wife, Mary Bolles (1875-1967), native of Southport, NC. Dr. Harriss served in the Spanish American and First World Wars. Two-story porch added in...
    • Smith-Willoughby House

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    • Shingle style house built for Lissette Smith (1853-1930), widow of Andrew T. Smith (1849-1907). Conveyed in 1922 to Julius E. Willoughby (1871-1944), Chief Engineer of Roadway, Atlantic Coast Line Railroad. Remained in family until 1960.
    • Southern Express Building

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    • Renaissance style building constructed for Colonel Kenneth M. Murchison (1831-1904), businessman and banker, who leased it to the Southern Express Company, a railway delivery service. Building sold in 1913 to Wilmington Star Company, newspaper...
    • James Owen Reilly

    • Real estate agents; Botanists; Fire insurance agents
    • Portrait of James Owen Reilly. James Owen Reilly (1879-1936) was born in Wilmington, NC. He attended St. Mary's and Cape Fear Academy. In 1902, Reilly became agent for the Royal Exchange and the Carolina & London Assurance fire insurance...
    • Gillette House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style bungalow, built for George William Gillette (1888-1971); and wife, Pearl Marine (1891-1945), both natives of Marine, Onslow County. Gillettewas the electrical engineer with Tide Water Power Co., World War I and World War...
    • Pembroke Park

    • Pembroke Park, Pembroke Jones, Park, Landfall
    • Pembroke Jones’ Lodge and Garden with gazebo (Now the site of Landfall). Pembroke Jones (1858-1919), a native of Wilmington, spent much of his time in New York and Newport, RI, but he always returned to the city of his birth. In 1902, he purchased...
    • Pembroke Park.

    • Pembroke Park, Pembroke Jones, Park, Landfall
    • Photograph taken from the sound side of the lodge (villa). Jones hosted many oyster roasts here. Pembroke Jones’ Lodge and Garden with gazebo (Now the site of Landfall). Pembroke Jones (1858-1919), a native of Wilmington, spent much of his time...
    • Dr. George Johnson and Dr. William Dosher

    • Johnson family, Dosher family, physicians, medicine
    • Dr. George W. Johnson (1897-1966), son of Charles A. and Ida Pure Johnson, was born April 18th, 1897, in Wallace, North Carolina. He married Miss Evelyn Hill and they had a son, George Johnson, Jr., who was Professor & Chief, Division of General...
    • Dr. Harlee Bellamy

    • Bellamy family, physicians
    • Dr. Robert Harllee Bellamy, son of Marsden and Harriet Harllee Bellamy, was born February 21, 1880 in Wilmington, North Carolina. He married Miss Lucy Williams Bridgers in 1912. His grandfather, John Dillard Bellamy, was also a Physician. He...
    • Sadie Plunkitt Vick

    • Actresses; Musical theater
    • Photograph of Sara Ann Plunkitt Vick. Sara Ann "Sadie" Plunkitt (1873-1957) was born in Manhattan, NY. She grew up in Manhattan and was a member of "The Belle of New York" theatrical company. She performed with the company in numerous productions...
    • Dr. Edward Jenner Wood

    • Wood family, physicians, medicine
    • Dr. Edward Jenner Wood, son of Thomas Fanning and Margaret Adelia Fuller Wood was born in Wilmington, North Carolina. He received his M.D. from The University of Pennsylvania in 1902 and was a General Practioner. Notable achievements: N.C. Board of...
    • Right Reverend Doctor Thomas Campbell Darst

    • Darst, Thomas C. (Thomas Campbell), 1875-1948; Clergy
    • Portrait of Right Reverend Doctor Thomas Campbell Darst. Thomas Campbell Darst (1875-1948) was born in Pulaski, VA. He attended Roanoke College and the Virginia Theological Seminary, graduating in 1902. He was ordained a deacon in that year and a...
    • Thomas Walker Davis

    • Lawyers; Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A.; Atlantic Coast Railroad Company
    • Portrait of Thomas Walker Davis. Thomas Walker Davis (1876-1951) was born in Wilmington, NC. He was educated in the public schools and at Cape Fear Academy. Davis worked for the Atlantic Coastline Railroad Company in various capacities before...

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