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    • Alexander Hall House

    • Queen Anne style house built c. 1897 for Alexander Hall (1874-1933), president of the Wilmington Grocery Company; and wife, Margaret Hargrave (1875-1961). According to family tradition, house was a wedding present from the grooms parents. Remained...
    • Van Amringe House

    • Queen Anne style house built for Mary Frances Wallace (1844-1899), widow of Stacey Van Amringe (1838-1897), clerk of superior court and city treasurer. Purchased in 1911 by George Thomas Swain (1888-1976), banker; and wife, Effie Mae Bangle...
    • Manly-Belden House

    • House built by Frederick Sadgwar for Alexander Manly (1866-1944); and wife, Carrie Sadgwar (1871-1965). Manly, a painter by trade, was editor of the Daily Record, only U.S. daily black newspaper operating in 1897. House sold in 1915 to Julia A....
    • Elliott-Brown House

    • Built by Mary Taylor Elliott (1835-1907), native of Fayetteville, NC; widow of William P. Elliott, merchant and co-owner of steamboat line. Earl Williams Brown (1909-1971), a Master Printer, owned the house from 1934 to 1971. Queen Anne style...
    • Fennell-Crump House

    • Queen Anne style house built for Ellen Jackson Murphy (1849-1939), widow of Dallas M. Fennell (1848-1895), bookkeeper. Purchased in 1920 by Edward P. Crump (1862-1943), native of Alabama, chemical corporation superintendent; and wife, Cora B....
    • Shrier Building

    • Commercial building constructed as rental property for Isaac Shrier (1841-1920), native of Germany, clothier and real estate investor; and wife, Betsy Willner (1850-1916), native of Austria. Rented by various tenants, including the Telegraph-Cable...
    • Cumming House

    • Queen Anne style house built for William McRary Cumming (1860-1922), business executive and real estate investor; and wife, Susan Cooper (1865-1933). Remained in family until 1938.
    • Cumming-Quelch-Baker House

    • Queen Anne style cottage built as investment property for Preston Cumming (1843-1914), saw and planing mill owner. Purchased in 1910 by John Peele Quelch (1871-1918), native of Durham, England, officer of Chadbourn Lumber Co.; and wife, Mary Ganzer...
    • Daggett-Taylor House

    • Queen Anne style house built for Eliza Whitehead Daggett (1846-1907), widow of William T. Daggett (1832-1893), partner in firm of Hancock & Daggett, paint and oil dealers. Purchased in 1911 by Edgar Taylor (1858-1922), wholesale fish dealer; and...
    • Hashagen House

    • Queen Anne style house built for Frederick Ernest Hashagen (1855-1932), partner in firm of Vollers & Hashagen, wholesale grocers; and wife Minnie Gardner (1862-1920). Purchased in 1931 for rental use by neighbor, Robert R. Stone (1866-1955),...
    • Toon Cottage

    • Queen Anne style cottage built as rental property for William Pinckney Toon (1857-1942), wholesale grocer. Occupied first by Captain Coleman Twining (1836-1900), architect, builder and native of Lancaster, Pennsylvania; and wife, Adelle Blanche...
    • L.W. Davis House

    • Italianate style house built for Lorenzo Warren Davis (1859-1926), native of Carteret County, NC, president of I.W. Davis & Co., retail and wholesale clothing; and wife, Sarah Catherine Smith (1870-1961). Davis was also one of the developers of...
    • Henry T. Duls House

    • Queen Anne style house built for Henry Thedor Duls, Sr. (1862-1934), native of Paddewisch, Germany, retail grocer; and wife, Lille Adelaide Haar (1870-1945), native of Worpswede, Germany. Remained in family until 1967.
    • Dr. Joe Knox

    • Knox family, physicians
    • Dr. Joseph Clyde Knox (1897-), son of Joseph John and Minnie Drew Knox, was born in Brunsick County, North Carolina, October 9th, 1897. He married Martha Cox, and received his education from Trinity College (1920) and from The University of...
    • McEachern Dairy Farm - New Hanover County.

    • McEachern Farm, Echo Farms, Dairy
    • For decades, the McEachern farm, known as Echo Farms, produced milk for thousands of New Hanover County families. Located on Carolina Beach Road, it was owned by Alexander O. McEachern (1869-1962). McEachern was a pioneer in the diary business,...
    • Tillie in front of Tileston School

    • Tileston School, Schools, S. Fourth Street, Ann Street
    • Tillie, a Bellamy family slave, later lived over the old kitchen at the Burgwin-Wright House. St. Mary's Catholic Pro-Cathedral is in the background. The original school building in the middle of the block was constructed in 1871-1872 with funds...
    • Wilder-Bulluck House

    • Italianate style house built for Liet. Jesse Wilder (1834-1914), native of Onslow County, turpentine manufacturer, naval stores merchant, and Confederate veteran; and wife, Fannie D. Ellis (1842-1882). In 1897, purchased by David W. Bulluck...


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