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    • Allen House

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    • Colonial Revival style house built for Mitchell F. Allen (1873-1945), officer of Murchison National Bank;and wife, Marth Groff (1870-1913). Remained in family until 1944.
    • Simmons-Horne House

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    • Craftsman style bungalow built for Ralph Lane Simmons (1900-1984), clerk with the American Railway Express Company; and wife, Meda Walton (1903-1986). Purchased in 1944 by Rufus T. Horne, Sr. (1894-1969), carpenter and building contractor; and...
    • Walker-Compos House

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    • Queen Anne style house built as rental property by James Walker (1826-1901), native of Scotland, architect and builder. Purchased in 1944 by Alex J. Compos (1908-1965); and wife, Polly, natives of Greece and proprietors of City Market Caf.
    • Evans-Mercer-Tusch House

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    • Originally a one-story cottage built for Henry C. Evans (1832-1896), native of Brunswick County. Enlarged to two-stories in 1906 by nephew, John Bascom Mercer (1855-1913), of the shoe firm Mercer & Evans; and wife, May Lilly (1869-1935), native of...
    • Scott-Nall House

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    • Bungalow built for James H. Scott (1883-1974), painter; and wife, Annie C. (1889-1983). From 1944 to 1974 residence of Alberta Blanchard Nall (1881-1974), widow of John P. Nall (1887-1944), foreman with Atlantic Coast Line Railroad. Remained in...
    • McLaughlin-Richard House

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    • Craftsman style bungalow built for Robert McLaughlin (1885-1942), mortician and owner of McLaughlin Funeral Home. Purchased in 1944 by George L. Richard (1895-1975), shipyard worker and small business operator; and wife, Millie Bryant (1907-1994),...
    • Goldstein-King House

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    • Craftsman style bungalow built as rental property for Joseph Goldstein (1843-1928), native of Lithuania, clothing merchant; and wife, Lena Kabaka (1862-1950), native of Russia. Purchased in 1944 by Lucy Miles King (1884-1966); widow of Lott King...
    • Bridgers House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Elizabeth Eagles Haywood (1857-1932), widow of Preston L. Bridgers. Remained in Bridgers family until 1944. Headquarters of American Legion Post #10 from 1944 to 1972.
    • Piner-McFarlane Building

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    • Commercial structure built along automobile row for Thomas Deveraux Piner, Sr. (1888-1969) as tire vulcanizing plant. From 1922 accommodated automotive garage, sales, and supplies. Purchased in 1944 by George McFarlane, Sr. (1895-1989), who...
    • Bonitz Building

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    • Neoclassical Revival style building designed by Henry E. Bonitz (1872-1921), native of Goldsboro, NC, to house his architectural firm, and the Royal Arcanum Hall lodge. Purchased in 1944 by Richard A. Shew (1905-1991), owner of Shew Realty Company;...
    • St. Andrews Presbyterian Church

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    • Late Gothic Revival style church built for St. Andrews Presbyterian congregation. Sunday School annex (1910-1911) given by William H. Sprunt (1857-1939). In 1944, congregation merged with Church of the Covenant at Fifteenth and Market streets....
    • Williams-Agostini Cottage

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    • Cottage built for Hosea Williams (b. 1816), cooper; and wife, Margaret Stephens (b. 1816), natives of Onslow County. Purchased in 1857 by William Cookman (1812-1862), native of Ireland and gunsmith with W.H. Marks and Company. Inherited by his wife...
    • John C. Williams House

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    • Bungalow built as rental property by Tide Water Power Company. Purchased in 1944 by John Cleon Williams (1905-1979), co-founder and owner of Williams Cleaners, native of Columbus County; and wife, Saleima Floyd (1907-1998), native of Robeson...
    • Brink-Goodman House

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    • One of a pair of Italianate style houses built as rental property for Colonel Edwin R. Brink (1832-1922), native of New York and Postmaster of Wilmington from 1867 to 1885. Owned as rental property by William Goodman family from 1895 to 1944. Saved...
    • Woodward House

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    • Prairie style house built for Charles W. Woodward (1871-1939), chief clerk to supervisor of fuel, Atlantic Coast Line Railroad; and wife, Molly Levy (1872-1932). From 1918 to 1945 residence of Charles Maurice Butler (1863-1944), vice-president of...
    • Philander Pearsall House

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    • Queen Anne style house built on Sunset Hill for Philander Pearsall (1855-1937), native of Duplin County, wholesale grocer; and wife, Mary Moore Brown (1861-1952), native of West Virginia, civic leader. Purchased in 1944 by Elijah O. Hewlett...
    • Edwin Cameron Holt

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    • Edwin Cameron Holt, president Delgado Mills. Edwin Cameron Holt was a native of Graham, N.C. Born May 11, 1861, he came from a successful family of cotton mill owners. He attended Davidson College but left in his junior year due to poor health,...
    • King-Williams House

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    • Bungalow built by Tide Water Power Company for F. Lacy King (1889-1947), Vice President-Operations for Atlantic Coast Line Railroad; and wife Lillian Taylor (1890-1990), native of Virginia. Purchased in 1944 by John Cleon Williams, co-founder and...
    • Charlie Waddell

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    • Charlie Waddell, possible photo for star news article on running for school board. Charlie Roy Waddell (1923-2012) was an active community volunteer and educator in New Hanover County for many years. He graduated from Williston High School in...
    • Canady House and Store

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    • Built for David R. Canady (1832-1921), retail grocer; and wife, Henrietta (1839-1921). Use as residence and store or saloon continued until after 1915. In 1909, bought by Robert H. Brady (1859-1936), builder and contractor, as rental property....

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