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    • James W. Craig House

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    • Queen Anne style house built by James William Craig (1840-1914), Cape Fear River pilot and first pastor of Trinity Methodist Church; property willed to daughter, Grace Craig Branch (1888-1949).
    • Sloan-Powers House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for Edward Dunn Sloan (1868-1929), bookkeeper with Hall & Pearsall, wholesale grocers; and wife, Margaret B. Satchwell. In 1900 sold to Kinchen J. Powers (1842-1902), physician; and wife, Emmaline Simpson (1853-1934),...
    • Adelaide P. McClammy House

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    • Cottage built as rental property for Adelaide Price McClammy (1846-1928), wife of Charles W. McClammy (1837-1900), contractor, brick mason, and Confederate veteran. Moved from 5 Queen Street in 1981.
    • Z.W. Whitehead House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for Zollicoffer W. Whitehead (1862-1923); and wife, Mary Warren Smith (1867-1951). He was owner and editor of the Southern Truckers Journal and the Southern Lumber Journal; president of the NC Press Association; and...
    • Philander Pearsall House

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    • Queen Anne style house built on Sunset Hill for Philander Pearsall (1855-1937), native of Duplin County, wholesale grocer; and wife, Mary Moore Brown (1861-1952), native of West Virginia, civic leader. Purchased in 1944 by Elijah O. Hewlett...
    • Burriss-Bunn House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Sylvester S. Burriss (1842-1918), carpenter and Confederate Veteran; and wife, Eliza Jane Hill (1852-1914). Purchased in 1919 by James Henry Bunn (1869-1955), cabinet maker; and wife, Nellie Taylor...
    • Weedon House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for Lindsay A. Weedon (1864-1936), native of Guilford County, NC; and wife, Nellie (1864-1935), native of New York State. He owned a factory, located on the waterfront between Church and Castle streets that...
    • Delgado Mill Office

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    • Queen Anne style office building constructed for Delgado Cotton Mill (1899-1930), established by Edwin C. Holt, North Carolina textile magnate. It is the only surviving brick building from the original mill complex. The offices remained here...
    • Arthur Bertram Skelding

    • Yale University; Wrightsville Beach (N.C.)
    • Arthur Bertram Skelding posing for a picture, probably in D.C. Arthur Bertram Skelding (1868-1957) was born in Connecticut, and was a graduate of Yale Univeristy with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He married Clara Dorothy Ames of...
    • Surf bathers at Wrightsville Beach.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Surf Bathing
    • Wrightsville Beach was named for Joshua Grainger Wright (1758-1811) who owned a vast amount of acreage along the sounds and the coast. The beach is a part of the North Carolina Banks, a chain of barrier islands, which spans almost all of the North...
    • Wrightsville Beach - turn of the century.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Ocean View Beach
    • The southern extension of Wrightsville Beach was once called Ocean View Beach after the development company that owned that part of the beach. Wrightsville Beach was named for Joshua Grainger Wright (1758-1811) who owned a vast amount of acreage...
    • George W. Williams Family

    • Families
    • Portrait of the Williams Family. Family members shown in this portrait: Top row, left to right: John Williams, George W. Williams, Katherine Murchison, Albert Williams, Robert Williams; Bottom row, left to right: David Williams, Fannie Williams,...
    • Martin Stevenson Willard

    • Insurance; Legislators--United States; New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; North Carolina. General Assembly
    • Photograph of Martin Willard. Martin Stevenson Willard (1858-1933) was born in Washington, NC. His family fled westward during the Civil War and settled in Wilmington, NC. He was educated in local Wilmington Schools and attended Yale University....
    • Crowd sunbathes at Wrightsville Beach.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Surf Bathing
    • Crowd sunbathes on an unidentified local beach. Wrightsville Beach was named for Joshua Grainger Wright (1758-1811) who owned a vast amount of acreage along the sounds and the coast. The beach is a part of the North Carolina Banks, a chain of...
    • Duncan McEachern

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Grocery trade; North Carolina Association of County Commissioners
    • Studio portrait of Duncan McEachern. Duncan McEachern (1859-1925) was born in Wilmington, NC. He was in the wholesale grocery business and purchased an interest in the Holmes Grocery Company after the death of Gabriel Holmes. He also owned a naval...
    • Marsden Bellamy, Jr.

    • County attorneys; Legislators--United States
    • Portrait of Marsden Bellamy, Jr. Marsden Bellamy Jr. (1878-1968) was born in Wilmington, NC. He attended Cape Fear Academy and the Horner Military Academy. Bellamy graduated from the University of North Carolina (now University of North Carolina...

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