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    • 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.
    • 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

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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....
    • 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.
    • 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

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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...
    • 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;...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Dr. Walter Crouch

    • Crouch family, physicians, medicine
    • Dr. Walter Lee Crouch (1924-), son of Auley McRae and Muriel Lee McFales Crouch, was born March 26th, 1924 in Wilmington, North Carolina. Both his father, Auley McRae Crouch, Sr. and his brother, Auley McRae Crouch, Jr., were pediatricians. He...
    • NCRPC0836

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching party for the S.S. Memnon on Feb. 26, 1944. It was the 112th ship completed by the NC Shipbuilding Company. Pictured left to right are Bruce B. Cameron, mayor of Wilmington, Major Katherine Towle, USMCRCR; Mrs. Henry Larsen, sponsor;...
    • Mary Gertrude Loughlin Bomar

    • Georgetown (S.C.); International Paper Company.
    • Photograph of Mary Gertrude Loughlin Bomar, probably in Georgetown, SC. Mary Gertrude "Trudy" Loughlin Bomar (1927-2012) was the only one in her family to be born outside of the state of North Carolina. She was born in Florida, but the family...
    • 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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