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    • Greenfield Lake Park - 1934.

    • Greenfield Lake, Easter Egg Hunt, East
    • An Easter Egg hunt held at Greenfield. An item in the Wilmington News, 5 April 1934, reported that the public egg hunt was sponsored by the Wilmington Lions Club. Photographs of the "throng of 2,000 children" were taken by Louis T. Moore...
    • Greenfield Lake Park - 1934.

    • Greenfield Lake, Easter Egg Hunt, Easter
    • An Easter Egg hunt held at Greenfield. An item in the Wilmington News, 5 April 1934, reported that the public egg hunt was sponsored by the Wilmington Lions Club. Photographs of the "throng of 2,000 children" were taken by Louis T. Moore...
    • Greenfield Lake Park - 1934.

    • Greenfield Lake, Easter Egg Hunt
    • An Easter Egg hunt held at Greenfield. An item in the Wilmington News, 5 April 1934, reported that the public egg hunt was sponsored by the Wilmington Lions Club. Photographs of the "throng of 2,000 children" were taken by Louis T. Moore...
    • Edward P. Bailey House

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    • Second French Empire style house built for Edward P. Bailey (1856-1904), native of Sweden and wife, Annie Empie (1858-1915). Mr. Bailey was president of Wilmington Iron Works and a city alderman. Queen Anne style facade added in 1905. Residence of...
    • 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...
    • Brown-Weathersbee House

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    • Colonial Revival style house built for Thomas Edwin Brown (1879-1958), treasurer, Southern Mutual Home & Real Estate Co.; and wife, Ellen Corbett (1886-1976). Purchased in 1934 by Ransey Weathersbee (1883-1969), native of Aiken, SC, dentist; and...
    • Dr. Ivan Brouse and Dr. Graham Barefoot

    • Brouse family, Barefoot family, physicians, medicine
    • Dr. Ivan Edwin Brouse (1898-), son of Jacob Edwin and Christina Chalmers Crosbie Brouse was born December 15th, 1898 in New Denver, B.C., Canada. His father was aldo a Medical Doctor. He married Vera Perritt and attended McGill University where he...
    • Cook-Matthews House

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    • Queen Anne style cottage built by Abraham B. Cook (1839-1908), carpenter, who constructed several buildings in the neighborhood; and wife Eliza A. (1840-1912), used as their residence. In 1913, purchased by daughter Allena C. Matthews (1880-1968);...
    • 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...
    • Watts-Eason House

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    • Bungalow built as rental property for Sarah Catherine Davis (1870-1961). Purchased in 1934 by Benjamin C. Watts (1903-1989), pipefitter for Cape Fear Shipbuilding Terminal; and wife, Annie Laura Shipp (1905-1981). Remained in family for...
    • William Marion Reaves

    • Reaves, William Marion, 1934-2000
    • Born 1934, in Newark, New Jersey, and died 2000. An incredible historian with over 50 local history publications and abstracts to his name (including "Strength Through Struggle"),Bill Reaves compiled the invaluable Reaves collections. This...
    • Oceanic Hotel

    • resorts, North Carolina, Banks Channel, hotels, Wrightsville Beach
    • The Oceanic Hotel at Wrightsville Beach, N.C. was formerly the Tarrymore Hotel. When it was sold and renamed the Oceanic, the existing building was enlarged, and a four-story tower was added. It was one of the social centers of the beach. The...
    • Elliott-Brown House

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    • Built by Mary Taylor Elliott (1835-1907), native of Fayetteville, NC; widow of William P. Elliott, merchant and co-owner of steamboat line. Earl Williams Brown (1909-1971), a Master Printer, owned the house from 1934 to 1971. Queen Anne style...
    • Gause-Bolles House

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    • Built by Samuel P. Gause (1818-1875), a Wilmington merchant. Sold in 1863 to John Van Sickle (1808-1869), tobacconist. After death of his widow Anna, in 1870, house sold at public auction to Mary McRee Walker Hill. In 1887, it passed to her heir,...
    • Wrightsville Beach - Oceanic Hotel.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Oceanic, Tarrymore, Hotels
    • First known as the Tarrymore Hotel, the building was opened in June 1905. The name was changed to the Oceanic Hotel around 1911/12. The landmark at Station One burned in the tragic fire of February 28, 1934, which destroyed every structure on the...
    • Daniel Mott with family

    • Mott, Daniel, 1858-1934; Soldiers--Confederate States of America; Farmers
    • Photograph of Daniel Mott withi his family. Daniel Mott was born in Onslow County, NC in 1858. He served in the Civil War as a Confederate soldier with Company G, 2nd Regiment, 36th Infantry and lost his leg in battle. After the war, Mott owned a...
    • Wrightsville Beach.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Oceanic, Tarrymore, Hotels, Babies, Parade
    • A baby parade held on the boardwalk, just south of the Oceanic Hotel at Station One. First known as the Tarrymore Hotel, the building was opened in June 1905. The name was changed to the Oceanic Hotel around 1911/12. The landmark at Station One...
    • Dr. David Thomas

    • Pryse family, physicians, Thomas family, Sheaffer family
    • Dr. David Pryse Thomas (1907-), son of Pyrse and Sarah Jeanette Elias Thomas, was born July 16, 1907 in Scranton, Pennsylvania. He attended Lehigh University (1934) and the University of Pennsylvania, where he earned his M.D. (1938). He married...

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