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    • Kenly-Whitehead House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for John Reese Kenly (1847-1928), native of Baltimore, MD, president of the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad; and wife, Emma G. Warfield (d. 1904). Purchased in 1943 by Lita Larkins Whitehead (1885-1961), whose son William...
    • New Hanover County Courthouse

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    • Queen Anne style courthouse built as seat of government for New Hanover County at a cost of $72,000. Cornerstone laid on April 20, 1891. Superior Court first met here on April 17, 1893. Renovation begun in 1986; rededicated 1988.
    • Oscar Andrew DuRant

    • City council members; Bridges; Businessmen; Brunswick County (N.C.)
    • Portrait of Oscar Andrew DuRant. Oscar Andrew DuRant (1862-1944) was born in Town Creek, Brunswick County, NC. He was educated in the public schools of Brunswick County and then went to work for his father's public grain mill company. In 1892 he...
    • 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...
    • William Pinckney Toon House

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    • Queen Anne style house built as rental property for William Pinckney Toon (1857-1942), co-owner of Brown & Toon wholesale grocers; and wife Mary Glenn (1864-1920), native of Cooperstown, NY. Among her charitable works was the care of soldiers at...
    • Dr. Thomas Wood

    • Wood family, physicians, Medicine
    • Dr. Thomas Fanning Wood (1831-1892), son of Robert B. and Mary A. Wood, was born in Wilmington, North Carolina, February 23rd, 1831. He married Margaret Adelia Fuller, February 21st, 1866 in Lumberton, North Carolina. They had a son, Edward Jenner...
    • Dr. Solomon Sachwell

    • Sachwell family, physicians, medicine, typhoid fever
    • Dr. Solomon Sampson Satchwell (1821-1892), son of James and Elizabeth Windley Satchwell. He was married to Elizabeth Vanderveer of New Jersey; Ann Victoria Moore, daughter of Alfred L. Moore of New Hanover County; Sara Bell, daughter of Fletcher...
    • Holladay-Whitehead House

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    • Queen Anne style house built by William Holladay (1865-1940), native of Richmond, VA, clerk for the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad; and wife, Fannie Pritchard (1878-1960). Purchased in 1895 by Cornelia Grant Whitehead (1842-1926), wife of William A....
    • Fennell-Croom House

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    • Built by former Confederate Army Captain, Owen J. Fennell (1832-1910) as his residence. He was a local merchant and Justice of the Peace. Purchased by M.F. Croom in 1892 and remodeled. Remained in family until 1931.
    • New Hanover County Courthouse and Annex.

    • New Hanover County Courthouse, Annex, City Hall, N. Third Street
    • North Third Street - 0 and 100 blocks, east side. The red brick New Hanover County Courthouse, is a Queen Anne building completed in 1892. A. S. Eichberg, Savannah, GA, was the architect; James F. Post, was the local supervising architect; and...
    • Evans House

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    • Queen Anne style house built as investment property for Annie C. Evans (1868-1928); and husband, Daniel W. Evans (1864-1899), attorney, barber and Master of New Light Masonic Lodge. Purchased in 1918 by Francis Marion Foy (1855-1930), native of...
    • Azalea Festival and Queens\03100

    • Azalea Festival
    • The Washington High School Band, of Washington, North Carolina, marches in the Azalea Festival parade along North Third Street. Two members of the band carry the North Carolina flag, and a Confederate flag. Buildings pictured on the left include...
    • Intersection of North Front and Chestnut streets.

    • Murchison Building, Murchison/Acme Building, Bijou Theater, N. Front Street, Chesnut Street
    • The Murchison Building (at left) and the Murchison/Acme Building are on the corners. The Morris Plan Bank occupied the latter building at one time. Two doors from the Murchison Building is the structure, where Bulluck Hospital was located for a...
    • Currie-Boon House

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    • Italianate style house built for Stephen A. Currie (1841-1883), Confederate Veteran, livery stable owner; and wife, Flora E. Thomas (1845-1915), native of Thomasville, NC. Purchased in 1892 by by Leighton Lee Boon (1849-1921), native of Wilmington,...

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