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    • McGhee House

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    • Residence built for Henry McGhee (1869-1918), cook; and wife, Elizabeth Whitehead (1873-1931). Three of their eleven children remained in the house after their parents deaths: Hettie, a seamstress; Mozelle, a Peabody School teacher; and Lisbon...
    • Gooding-Lawton-Grant House

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    • Built by F.J. Gooding, superintendent of Hilton Lumber Co., as investment property. Sold in 1905 to Florence V. Lawton (1856-1924) who resided here with her sister, Anna Lawton Grant (1858-1942) and her husband, Richard H. Grant (1845-1912), master...
    • Northrop House

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    • Queen Anne style house built as investment property for Robert Houston Northrop (1872-1949), lumber inspector for Northrop Lumber Co., and manager of J.G. Wright & Son relators and developers; and wife, Mary Wright (1874-1923).
    • Munson-Bessellieu House

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    • Colonial Revival style house built for Horace P. Munson (1866-1958), tailor, as rental property. In 1907 rented to Edward C. Bessellieu (18661943), bookkeeper for Atlantic Coast Line Railroad; and wife, Emma Smith (1871-1945). He purchased the...
    • Parker-Saunders House

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    • Greek Revival style house built for John A. Parker (1819-1875), house, sign and ship painter; and wife, M.A. Alway (1826-1861). Owned by Charles H. Robinson (1831-1917), commission merchant; and wife, Elizabeth White (1837-1903) from 1871 to 1904....
    • 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...
    • Orton Plantation - House and gardens.

    • Orton Plantation, Brunswick County
    • A central portion of the mansion at Orton Plantation in Brunswick County on the west bank of the Cape Fear River dates from 1725 and was built by "King" Roger Moore (ca. 1694-1751). It remained in the Moore family for three generations. Other...
    • Clara Dorothy Ames Skelding

    • Colonial Dames of America; Wilmington Race Riot, Wilmington, N.C., 1898
    • Head shot of (Clara) Dorothy Ames Skelding, probably in Washington, DC. Clara Dorothy Ames (1875-1904) was born in Washington, DC. She married Arthur Bertram Skelding in 1898, and moved with him to Wilmington, NC, shortly thereafter. She was the...
    • Orton Plantation.

    • Orton Plantation, Brunswick County
    • A central portion of the mansion at Orton Plantation in Brunswick County on the west bank of the Cape Fear River dates from 1725 and was built by "King" Roger Moore (ca. 1694-1751). It remained in the Moore family for three generations. Other...
    • Orton Plantation - Graveyard.

    • Orton Plantation, Cemeteries, Brunswick County
    • A central portion of the mansion at Orton Plantation in Brunswick County on the west bank of the Cape Fear River dates from 1725 and was built by "King" Roger Moore (ca. 1694-1751). It remained in the Moore family for three generations. Other...
    • Neil M. McEachern House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Neil Morris McEachern (1867-1929), partner in John S. McEachern Sons, purveyors of grain, hay and feed; and wife, Drusilla Roland Perry (1866-1942), native of Bladen County. In 1941, sold to Ruth Tyler...
    • Orton Plantation, Brunswick County, NC.

    • Orton Plantation, Brunswick County
    • A central portion of the mansion at Orton Plantation in Brunswick County on the west bank of the Cape Fear River dates from 1725 and was built by "King" Roger Moore (ca. 1694-1751). It remained in the Moore family for three generations. Other...
    • Meadowlark Lemon House

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    • Queen Anne style house built as rental property by Erna C. Boesch (1864-1935), native of Hannover, Germany. Residence from 1946 to 1956 of Meadowlark George Lemon, Jr. (1913-1952), native of South Carolina and employee with Wilmington Waste Paper...
    • H.H. Smith to F.A. Olds, May 20, 1904

    • Owen, Barry, Smith, Olds, Civil War, relics, F.A. Olds, Hall of History, NC Museum of History
    • Page 1 of letter in which Henry "Harry" Hungerford Smith responds to Frederick Augustus Olds regarding requests to give relics from the Barry and Owen families to the museum. Smith shares details about what family relics he has in his possession,...
    • Hankins-Bannerman House

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    • Queen Anne Style house built for William Moore Hankins (1843-1926), chief clerk for N. Jacobi Hardware Company; and wife, Almira Corbett (1843-1920). Purchased in 1904 by Sarah Elizabeth Grady Bannerman (1862-1945), civic and religious leader.

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