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    • Bridgers House

    • 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.
    • Corporal Robert H. Worrell

    • Silver Star; Burgaw (N.C.); Pender County (N.C.)
    • Newspaper photograph of Cpl. Robert Worrell in uniform used in article "Our Men in Service", that ran periodically in the paper during WWII. Robert Henry Worrell (1921-1994) was born in Ashton, Pender County, NC. His family later lived in...
    • NCRPC0861

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • The S.S. Santa Elisa was completed was launched May 6, 1944. This photograph of the 123rd ship completed by the NC Shipbuilding Company was taken July 31, 1944. It took 101 days to construct the ship at the NC Shipbuilding Company.
    • St. Andrews Presbyterian Church

    • 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....
    • Allen House

    • 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.
    • Dr. Hubert Eaton, Sr.

    • Eaton family, Burnett family, physicians, General Practioners, civil rights, integration
    • Dr. Hubert Arthur Eaton, Jr., son of Chester A. Eaton, M.D., and Estelle A. Eaton, was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina. He married Celeste Burnette, daughter of Foster F. Burnett, M.D. and they had a son, Hubert A. Eaton, Jr. M.D. He attended...
    • Dr. James Buren Sidbury

    • Sidbury family, physicians, Babies Hospital, Dr. James Buren Sidbury
    • Dr. James Buren Sidbury, Jr., son of James Buren, Sr. and Willie Daniel Sidbury, was born January 13th, 1922, in Wilmington, North Carolina. His father James and sister, Rowena S. Hall Lenart, were also Physicians (Pediatrics). He married Ms....
    • Goldstein-King House

    • 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...
    • NCRPC0768

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • The North Carolina Shipbuilder was the name of the newspaper covering events and life at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company from 1941 to 1946. This photograph depicts the employees of the shipyard around Christmastime of 1944.
    • Bonitz Building

    • 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;...
    • Dr. James Tidler

    • Tidler family, Brabban family, physicians, Cardiologists
    • Dr. James Tidler (1920-), son of J.O.T Tidler, was born in Clarksburg, W. Va, July 29, 1920. He married Miss Margaret Brabban and attended West Virginia University (1941) and the Medical College of Virginia (1944). He was in private practice as a...
    • Piner-McFarlane Building

    • 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...
    • Brink-Goodman House

    • 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...
    • Dr. E. T. Marshburn and a Student Nurse

    • Marshburn family, physicians, nursing students, hospitals, James Walker Memorial Hospital
    • Dr. Elisha Thomas Marshburn Sr. (1924-) was born in Wilmington, N.C., November 25th, 1924 to Elisha and Eva Beasley Marshburn. He received his eduction from Wake Forest (1944) and his M.D. from Bowman Gray in 1947. He was Chief of Staff at New...
    • Philander Pearsall House

    • 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...


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