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    • Munds Drug Store

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    • Commercial building constructed as rental property for Solomon (1832-1904), Samuel (1837-1903) and Marcus (1843-1887) Bear, natives of Bavaria, Germany, and dry goods merchants. Remained in Bear family until 1985. James Dickinson Munds (1855-1893)...
    • Hanby House & Store

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    • Italianate style house and grocery store built for Joseph H. Hanby (1843-1905), grocer, native of Virginia; and wife, Adrienne K. Wilson (1848-1913). One of the citys few remaining ""corner grocery store"" buildings, it served the neighborhood from...
    • Edward Savage Latimer House

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    • Italianate style dwelling built for Edward S. Latimer (1857-1901), attorney and major shareholder in Wilmington Seacoast Railroad; and wife, Anna Giles Huske (1860-1934). Property remained in family until 1937.
    • Henry Latimer House

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    • Italianate style dwelling built for Henry G. Latimer (1845-1929); and wife, Carrie. Mr. Latimer was a merchant and co-founder of Acme Manufacturing Company. House owned by Mary Hargrave Kenan (1842-1916) and heirs from 1903-1935.
    • Maunder House

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    • Italianate style house built for John Maunder (1825-1897), native of New York, marble yard owner, city alderman; and wife, Martha Orrell (1837-1927). Purchased in 1918 by Robert Stedman McKeithan (1884-1955), fertilizer salesman; and wife Luola...
    • Freight Warehouse & Office

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    • Built for the Wilmington, Columbia & Augusta Railroad; acquired through merger by the Wilmington & Weldon Railroad and later the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, who added the three-story freight office in 1900. Saved for preservation by Historic...
    • Rankin & Martin Warehouse

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    • Vernacular style warehouse built for Rankin & Martin, naval stores merchants. Purchased in 1889 by Burr & Bailey Ironworks. Acquired in 1902 by Wilmington Towing & Construction Company and occupied by W.B. Thorpe & Company, dealers in coal, wood...
    • Hansen House

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    • Italianate style house, with Steamboat Gothic decoration, built for Ludvig Hansen (1850-1921), native of Denmark; and wife, Augusta G. (1860-1918). Hansen was a ship chandler and President of Spiritine Chemical Co. Saved for preservation by...
    • Honnet House

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    • Italianate style house built on Sunset Hill by George Honnet (1843-1913), native of Baltimore, jeweler and watchmaker; and wife, Marie Otterbourg (1848-1913). Colossal Neoclassical portico added in 1914 by son, George (1880-1962), a jeweler. House...
    • Bishop James Walker Hood

    • Hood, James Walker, 1831-1918; African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church
    • Black and white copy print of a drawing of Bishop Hood. James Walker Hood (1831-1918) was sent as a church Elder to do mission fieldwork in North Carolina. He was Assistant Superintendent of Public Instruction from 1868 to 1870, and he co-founded...
    • Cassidey-Harper House

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    • Built as family residence by James Cassidey (1792-1866), native of Salisbury, MA, who with his sons operated an extensive shipyard and marine railway at river below house. Confederate ironclad RALEIGH was constructed there. His daughter, Anne E....
    • James Harmon Chadbourn

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Railroads; Bankers
    • Studio portrait of James Chadbourn. James Harmon Chadbourn (1853-1913) was born in Wilmington, NC. He was educated in local schools and later attended Parskburg Institute in Pennsylvania. At the age of 19, Chadbourn became a member of the New...
    • Capt. Joseph Price House

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    • Late Greek Revival style house built for Joseph W. Price (1835-1895), native of Duplin County; and wife, Lassie Jones (1846-1934). He served in the Pacific as a 2nd Lt. in the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service. During the Civil War he commanded the...
    • City Market - 100 block, South Front Street

    • S. Front Street, City Market
    • The City Market at 120-124 South Front Street, was built in 1879-1880 by the Wilmington Market Company and was sold to the City of Wilmington in 1882. The building was a two-story structure, with two towers on Front Street. In 1919, the market...
    • Martin S.  Willard Collection, 1810-1993

    • Willard, Martin Stevenson, -- 1858-1933; Willard, Martin Stevenson, -- 1858-1933. -- Correspondence; Carolina Insurance Comany -- History; North Carolina. -- Dept. of Insurance -- History; New Hanover County (N.C.). -- Board of Commissioners --...
    • This collection contains 35 boxes holding ledgers, correspondence, pamphlets, scrapbooks, newspapers, deeds, photographs, and insurance documents. Boxes 1-6 contain ledgers filled with correspondence from Willard’s insurance business. There are 16...
    • Woodrow Wilson

    • Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924; Presidents--United States
    • Woodrow Wilson riding with his 2nd wife in an automobile Thomas Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924) was the 28th President of the United States, from 1913 to 1921. He lived in Wilmington from 1874 to 1882 when his father, Joseph R. Wilson, was the...
    • Cook-Matthews House

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    • Queen Anne style cottage built by Abraham B. Cook (1839-1908), carpenter, who constructed several buildings in the neighborhood; and wife Eliza A. (1840-1912), used as their residence. In 1913, purchased by daughter Allena C. Matthews (1880-1968);...
    • Dr. W. C. Mebane

    • Mebane family, physicians
    • Dr. William Carter Mebane, Sr.? was born November 1st, 1882 to parents Benjamin Watkins and Bettie Galloway Carter Mebane. He married Miss Susan Mott and they had a son, William Carter Mebane, Jr. who also received his M.D., (General Practicioner...

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