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    • View of City-County Hospital 1881

    • City-County Hospital, Community Hospital, hospitals
    • Founded in 1881, the area's first publicly-funded Hospital was the City Hospital,. Located at Tenth and Red Cross Streets, it was accessible by horse or carriage, or from Fourth Street, by a wooden sidewalk. The City-County Hospital was closed in...
    • Dr. Murchison with a student nurse at JWMH

    • Murchison family, physicians, medicine, nursing students, hospitals, James Walker Memorial Hospital
    • Dr. David Reid Murchison (1891-), son of Joel William and Loulie Atkinson Muchison, was born August 18th, 1881 in Wilmington, North Carolina. He married May McLaughlin Carmichael and was educated at UNC Chapel Hill (1912). He received his M.D. from...
    • Frederick Hart Fechtig

    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company; Purchasing agents; Oakdale Cemetery (Wilmington, N.C.)
    • Portrait of Frederick Hart Fechtig. Frederick Hart Fechtig (1865-1951) was born in Hagerstown, MD. He began his career with the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company in 1881, and over the course of his career, he became its Purchasing Agent....
    • George Rountree

    • Rountree, George, 1855-1942; Lawyers; Member of the General Assembly; North Carolina Bar Association
    • Studio portrait of George Rountree. George Rountree (1855-1942) was born in Kinston, NC. Rountree graduated from Harvard University in 1877, and returned to Kinston to practice law. In 1881, he married Meta Alexander Davis, daughter of George...
    • Fox-Holden House

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    • Cottage owned by George A. Fox (b. 1830), native of Pennsylvania, Wilmington & Weldon Railroad engineer; and wife, Julia A. (b. 1841), native of South Carolina. Purchased in 1881 by Sylvanus Holden (d. 1894), carpenter; and wife, Ann Maria Harper...
    • Peter Nichols Fick

    • Fire Departments
    • Photograph of Peter Fick in uniform. Peter N. Fick (1853 - 1914) was born in Otterndorf, Province of Hanover, Germany. He and his wife moved from New Jersey to Wilmington, NC in 1881. He was a fireman for the City of Wilmington for 29 years, and a...
    • Steamer Wilmington

    • Steamer Wilmington, steamer, riverboat, Cape Fear River, Capt. John Harper
    • This image, most likely taken from a postcard, captures the Steamer Wilmington built 1881. Capt. John Harper, Pride of Wilmington Excursions Sunday School, every summer.
    • Federal Point.

    • Fort Fisher, Federal Point
    • The "Rocks", built between 1875 and 1881, by the U.S. Corps of Engineers, is properly called New Inlet Dam. The inlet was opened in 1761 by a strong hurricane and was the easiest and best entrance into the Cape Fear River and avoided the dangerous...
    • Georgia Etta Orrell McClelland

    • American Legion. Auxiliary; Women
    • Pphotograph of an announcement that Mrs. Georgia Etta McClelland was elected President of the North Carolina Department, American Legion Auxiliary. Georgia Etta Orrell McClelland (1881?-1935) was the wife of Colonel Royce Stanley McClelland. She...
    • Dr. D. R. Murchison

    • Murchison Family, physicians, Medicine
    • Dr. David Reid Murchison (1891-), son of Joel William and Loulie Atkinson Muchison, was born August 18th, 1881 in Wilmington, North Carolina. He married May McLaughlin Carmichael and was educated at UNC Chapel Hill (1912) and received his M.D. from...
    • Federal Point.

    • Fort Fisher, Civil War, Federal Point, Battery Buchanan, The Rocks
    • "Battery Buchanan" and "The Rocks," below Fort Fisher. A Confederate stronghold, Fort Fisher is located about twenty miles from Wilmington on the tip of the Federal Point peninsula. The fort protected the Port of Wilmington, which was the last...
    • Henry Russell Savage House

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    • Italianate style house built for Henry Russell Savage (1799-1861), native of Connecticut, Cashier of Bank of Cape Fear. Residence of the Bacon family from 1881 to1891. Henry Bacon was engineer of The Rocks, the construction that closed New Inlet,...
    • South Front Street - 400 block.

    • S. Front Street
    • The west side of the 400 block of South Front Street (Block 99) contains from left the Thomas H. Smith House (No. 420), the Meares-Bridgers-Kerchner House(No. 416), the Forshee-Sprunt House (No. 410) and the Governor Dudley Mansion (No. 400). The...
    • Sutton-Burgwin House

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    • Greek Revival style house built by William Sutton (1805-1885), co-owner of Sutton & Dunham, commission merchants and distillers. Purchased in 1881 by Sally Burgwin. Property remained in family until 1939.

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