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    • Coast Guard

    • U.S. Coast Guard, Vietnam, The Mendota, Willard J. Smith
    • A U.S. Coast Guard cutter docks in Wilmington after returning from a 10-month tour of duty off of the coast of Vietnam. The Mendota was based out of Wilmington since 1947. Coast Guard families, locals, and dignitaries including Coast Guard...
    • Munson-Bessellieu House

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    • Colonial Revival style house built for Horace P. Munson (1866-1958), tailor, as rental property. In 1907 rented to Edward C. Bessellieu (18661943), bookkeeper for Atlantic Coast Line Railroad; and wife, Emma Smith (1871-1945). He purchased the...
    • The Glenn Restaurant

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    • Commercial building constructed for Esther Naomi Mintz Yopp (1891-1972) and built by contractor, Sam Blake. Occupied by various restaurants from 1947 to 1969. Building remains in family.
    • Gore Building

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    • Commercial structure built as rental property for Daniel Lennox Gore (1847-1925), native of Columbus County, Confederate veteran, and real estate investor. The first tenant, Pickard-Bleecker Automobile Company, sold and serviced Chalmers motor...
    • Grace Methodist Church, 1888

    • churches, Methodist churches, Grace Methodist Church, Grace Street, 4th Street
    • Construction began in 1887 and was dedicated in 1890. Worship services were held at the Temple of Israel until construction was completed. In honor of the church, "Mulberry" St. was changed to "Grace" Street, in 1895. A new Sunday School Annex,...
    • Thomas C. Miller

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    • Cottage built for Thomas C. Miller (b. 1849), deputy sheriff, realtor and pawn broker. Inherited by son, Thomas Jr. (1874-1939), porter; and wife, Carlotta Harriss (b. 1866). Remained in family until 1947.
    • Scarborough House

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    • Cottage built for Wentworth Harris Scarborough (1864-1932), railroad blacksmith; and wife, Mary Alma Holden (1869-1937). They resided here for forty-four years. The house was purchased in 1947 by Byron Ferguson Sellers (1904-1970), plumber; and...
    • Dr. E. T. Marshburn

    • Marshburn family, Patrick family, physicians
    • Dr. Elisha Thomas Marshburn Jr. (1924-), son of Elisha and Eva Beasley Marshburn, was born in Wilmington, North Carolina, November 25th, 1924. He married Miss Lula Patrick and attended Wake Forest (1944) and Bowman Gray (1947). He was in private...
    • 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. Harry Van Velsor

    • Van Velsor family, physicians
    • Dr. Harry Van Velsor (1924-), son of Harry A. and Mae C. Van Velsor, was born in Troy, New York, February 4th, 1924. He married and later divorced Virginia F. Van Velsor?, he attended Rensselar Polytechnic Institute (1945), and Albany Medical...
    • 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....
    • Dr. Calvin MacKay

    • MacKay family, Plymette family, physicians
    • Dr. James Calvin Mackay (1924-), son of William Henry, M.D., and Florence Gompers McKay, was born in Washington, D.C., May 3rd, 1924. He married Miss Shirley Plymette and attended Cornell University (1944) and Bowman Gray (1947). He was in private...
    • Dr. James Dickie and Dr. Robert M. Fales

    • Dickie family, McDonough family, Fales family, Taylor family, physicians, medical profession
    • Dr. James William Dickie, son of Herbert Gratsby, Sr. and Kate DuRant Dickie, was born September 20th, 1916 in Wilmington, North Carolina. He married Miss Gladys McDonough, and his father and brother also received their medical degrees. He was...
    • Dr. Robert M. Fales

    • Fales family, Taylor family, physicians, medicine, Wilmington, New Hanover Memorial Hospital
    • Dr. Robert Martin Fales, son of James Benjamin Franklin and Maggie Delena Hewlett Fales, was born February 25th, 1907, in Wilmington, N.C. He married Miss Sarah Taylor, and attended Wake Forest and Jefferson Medical College, where he earned his...
    • Dr. Robert M. Fales

    • Fales family, Taylor family, physicians
    • Dr. Robert Martin Fales, son of James Benjamin Franklin and Maggie Delena Hewlett Fales, was born February 25th, 1907, in Wilmington, N.C. He married Miss Sarah Taylor, and he attended Wake Forest and Jefferson Medical College, where he received...
    • Dr. Phillips

    • Phillips family, physicians
    • Dr. William Allen Phillips (1923-), son of Howard and Jessie Phillips, was born in Wheeling, West Virginia, June 5th, 1923. His father and brother were also Medical Doctors. His brother, Robert L. Phillips, was a Neurosurgeon. He married Miss...
    • Ofiesh-Plisco Building

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    • Duplex stores and apartments built for George Ofiesh (1897-1929), native of Mouhaidee, Lebanon, confectioner; and wife, Emily E. (1907-1997) of Altoona, PA. Leo O. Plisco (1916- ) of Kinston, NC; and wife, Florence Snyderman (1920- ) of...
    • Boney Family Architects

    • Architects--North Carolina-- Biography
    • Family photograph of the Boneys. From right to left: Leslie Norwood Boney, Sr., Leslie Boney, Jr., William Joseph Boney, Charles Hussey Boney, Paul Boney in front. Leslie Norwood Boney (1880-1964) was a well-known and respected architect in...

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