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    • Manly-Belden House

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    • 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....
    • Alexander Hall House

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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Van Amringe House

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    • 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...
    • Elliott-Brown House

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    • 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...
    • 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

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    • 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...
    • Fennell-Crump House

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    • 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....
    • Dr. George W. Johnson (1897-1966)

    • physicians, Johnson family, Surgeons
    • Dr. George W. Johnson (1897-1966), son of Charles A. and Ida Pure Johnson, was born April 18th, 1897 in Wallace, North Carolina. He married Miss Evelyn Hill and they had a son, George Johnson Jr., who was the Professor & Chief, Division of General...
    • Dr. George Johnson

    • physicians, Surgeons, Johnson family
    • Dr. George W. Johnson (1897-1966), son of Charles A. and Ida Pure Johnson, was born April 18th, 1897 in Wallace, North Carolina. He married Miss Evelyn Hill and they had a son, George Johnson Jr., who was the Professor & Chief, Division of General...
    • Dr. George Johnson

    • physicians, Surgeons, Johnson family
    • Dr. George W. Johnson (1897-1966) was born April 18th, 1897 in Wallace, N.C. He is the son of Charles A. and Ida Pure Johnson. He married Evelyn Hill and they had a son, George Johnson, Jr., who was Professor and Chief, Division of General Surgery,...
    • Farrior-Taylor House

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    • Vernacular style house built for Sanders Farrior (b. 1854), stiller; and wife, Isabella Henderson (b. 1858). Purchased for rental property in 1897 by John E. Taylor (1858-1925), first assistant to treasurer of City of Wilmington. Remained in family...
    • Hanover Seaside Club

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    • Hanover Seaside Club members standing in front of their new clubhouse on Wrightsville Beach, NC. In 1897 in order to promote beach property and increase river passenger service, the New Hanover Transit Company offered ocean front lots in...
    • Captain Richard Porsm Paddison

    • Soldiers--Confederate States of America--Biography; Steamboat workers
    • Portrait of Captain Richard Porsm Paddison. Richard Porsm Paddison (1839-1915) was born in Harper's Ferry, VA. He studied pharmacy and moved to Boston, MA to work until the outbreak of the Civil War, when he returned to his father's home in South...
    • Catherine, Eliza, and Alice deRosset

    • deRosset Family
    • Portrait of Catherine, Eliza, and Alice de Rosset. Catherine, Eliza, and Alice deRosset were members of a prominent local family. They were some of the eleven children of Dr. Armand J. deRosset III and his first wife, Eliza Jane Lord. The family...
    • A.O. McEachern House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for Alexander Oldham McEachern (1869-1962), pioneer dairyman who established Shadeland Dairy, which became Echo Farms Dairy; and wife, Minnie Davis (1876-1952).

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