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    • Bellamy Mansion

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    • Classical style house built by slaves and free black artisans, for John Dillard Bellamy (1817-1896), physician, planter, and business leader; and wife, Eliza McIlhenny Harriss (1821-1907). After the fall of Fort Fisher, in 1865, commandeered as...
    • Bowden House

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    • Family Residence of Lemuel Hanry Bowden (1825-1891), native of New Hanover County, lumber inspector and city alderman. Title was transferred (1888) to his daughter Julia Bowden (1859-1944), who married B. Frank Boykin, stockbroker. She continued to...
    • Conoley House

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    • Believed to be built by John J. Conoley (1818-1870), as his family residence. A merchant in the Saddlery business, he was a native of Halifax, Nova Scotia. In 1857 he was elected special magistrate, an office which he held for many years. Purchased...
    • Reuben Grant Cottage

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    • Cottage built for Reuben Grant (1818-1880), native of Onslow County, Methodist minister and longtime member of Fifth Street Methodist Episcopal Church; and wife, Sarah Ann Dawson (1823-1888). Purchased in 1885 by Willie Ann Wood Price (1857-1931),...
    • Von Glahn House

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    • Built for Henry Von Glahn (1861-1934), merchant, native of Germany. Given to the City of Wilmington by Von Glahn family in 1966. The city preserved the building for use as offices.
    • Thomas S. Kenan

    • Soldiers--Confederate States of America; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • Studio photograph of Thomas S. Kenan. Colonel Thomas Stephen Kenan (1838-1911) was a Confederate soldier and later a politician in North Carolina. He was the great-grandson of Revolutionary war general James Kenan, namesake of Kenansville. ...
    • Another Front View, First Presbyterian Church

    • churches, First Presbyterian Church, Third Street, Orange Street
    • The First Presbyterian Church has been plagued by at least three fires in its history. Dating from 1818, the first church was located in the 100 block of South Front Street between Dock and Orange streets. It burned in 1819 and another church was...
    • St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church

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    • The congregation was organized in 1858 by immigrants from Northern Germany. Plan of the Gothic Revival style church is attributed to charter member Hanke Vollers. Construction began in 1859. The unfinished building was damaged by occupying...
    • First Presbyterian Church (Present Day)

    • churches, First Presbyterian Church
    • The First Presbyterian Church has been plagued by at least three fires in its history. Dating from 1818, the first church was located in the 100 block of South Front Street between Dock and Orange streets. It burned in 1819 and another church was...
    • Bellamy Mansion Negro House

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    • In Wilmington, when this building was constructed, slave quarters were often termed ‘Negro houses’. This Italianate Style dependency is a rare, intact example of an urban slave dwelling and includes sleeping quarters, laundry room, and privies....
    • Bellamy Mansion Tours (3)

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, Historic district, historical houses, John D. Bellamy, slave quarters, museum, tourist attraction, antebellum architecture, tours
    • Photograph of the front of the Bellamy Mansion taken from across Market St. near the corner of 5th and Market St. House needs painting and repair work. A sign that says "Bellamy Mansion 1859 open" is attached to one of the large white colums near...

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