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    • Larkins House

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    • Family residence of William Larkins (1829-1891), Wilmington native, wholesale grocer & liquor dealer, cashier of First National Bank, and rice planter. House sold in 1903 to Samuel Behrends, merchant and furniture store owner, in whose family it...
    • Eilers House

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    • Italianate style house built for Herman B. Eilers (1817-1886), commission merchant, charter member of St. Pauls Lutheran Church; and wife, Mary Dorothea Adelaide Runge (1814-1891), natives of Germany. House remained in family for seventy-nine years.
    • Latimer House

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    • Italianate style house built for Zebulon Latimer (1810-1881), native of Glastonbury, Connecticut, commission merchant; and wife, Elizabeth Savage (1819-1904). Remained in family unitl 1963 when purchased by the Lower Cape Fear Historical Society,...
    • Fanning House

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    • Italianate style house built for Phineas Wines Fanning (1799-1880), native of Nantucket, MA; house, ship and sign painter, Grand Master of Masons in North Carolina from 1844 to 1846. Purchased in 1883 by Joseph Newman (1810-1887), native of Kingdom...
    • 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,...
    • Dr. Armand John deRosset III

    • deRosset, Armand John, 1807-1897; Oakdale Cemetery (Wilmington, N.C.)
    • Published photograph of Dr. Armand John deRosset III. Dr. deRosset III (1807-1897) was one in a long line of doctors in the deRosset family. He graduated from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill in 1824 with his A.B. degree and received...
    • Hart Carriage House

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    • OUTBUILDING FOR LEVI A. HART (1809-1882) HOUSE AT NE CORNER OF S. 3RD STREET AND COTTAGE LANE. HART WAS A NATIVE OF CONNECTICUT AND PARTNER IN HART & BAILY IRON WORKS. IN 1965, THE DEPENDENCY WAS AQUIRED BY 1ST PESBYTERIAN CHURCH AND IN 1966...
    • Fanning House

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    • Italianate style house built for Phineas Wines Fanning (1799-1880), native of Nantucket, MA; house, ship and sign painter, Grand Master of Masons in North Carolina from 1844 to 1846. Purchased in 1883 by Joseph Newman (1810-1887), native of...
    • The Cape Fear Club with Snow

    • private clubs, men's clubs, Cape Fear Club
    • The Cape Fear Club is on the Southeast corner of Second and Chestnut streets and is the oldest gentlemen’s club in the South in continuous existence, having been organized in 1852 and reorganized after the Civil War in 1866.
    • Oakdale Cemetery - Latimer Family Plot.

    • Oakdale Cemetery, Cemeteries, Graves, Latimer
    • Inscription on back: "Snakes, elephants, devils are on monument on left." Oakdale Cemetery was chartered in 1852, when sixty-five acres were initially acquired. The cemetery was organized in response to a nationwide movement towards large...
    • Oakdale Cemetery

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    • North Carolina's first "rural cemetery," incorporated as the Wilmington Cemetery Company by an act of legislature on March 4, 1852. The sixty-five acre site offered high land, picturesque topography, streams and native vegetation. Organizers were...
    • Catherine, Eliza, and Alice deRosset

    • deRosset Family
    • Portrait of Catherine, Eliza, and Alice de Rosset. Catherine, Eliza, and Alice deRosset were members of a prominent local family. They were some of the eleven children of Dr. Armand J. deRosset III and his first wife, Eliza Jane Lord. The family...
    • Oakdale Cemetery - General view.

    • Oakdale Cemetery, Cemeteries
    • Oakdale Cemetery was chartered in 1852, when sixty-five acres were initially acquired. The cemetery was organized in response to a nationwide movement towards large centrally located places of interment, which replaced church and private graveyards...
    • Zebulon Latimer House

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    • Italianate style house built for Zebulon Latimer (1810-1881), native of Glastonbury, Connecticut, commission merchant; and wife, Elizabeth Savage (1819-1904). Remained in family until 1963 when purchased by the Lower Cape Fear Historical Society,...
    • Cape Fear Club

    • social clubs, Wilmington, North Carolina, Cape Fear Club
    • Organized in 1852, the Cape Fear Club is reputed to be the oldest gentlemen's club in the South in continuous existence. The building, which was the James Dawson House located on the Northwest corner of Front and Chestnut Streets, was sold to the...

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