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    • Willson-Powell House

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    • Built for William Alexander Willson, Jr. (1865-1949), accountant for American Railway Express; and wife, Mary Hart Morris (1874-1965). Purchased in 1918 by John F. Powell (1884-1948), native of Ireland; and wife, Dorothy Palmer (1893-1954)....
    • Mahler Office

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    • Built as real estate office by Carl Peter Barthold Mahler (1874-1956), realtor, builder. Rented after c.1917 to a succession of small businesses. Mahler and wife. Meta Brunjes (1868-1957), natives of Hannover, Germany, lived in the deRosset house...
    • Edward P. Bailey House

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    • Second French Empire style house built for Edward P. Bailey (1856-1904), native of Sweden and wife, Annie Empie (1858-1915). Mr. Bailey was president of Wilmington Iron Works and a city alderman. Queen Anne style facade added in 1905. Residence of...
    • Innes House

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    • Craftsman style bungalow built for John Innes (1890-unk); native of Scotland, shipyard paymaster; and wife, Alice Green (1892-1966). From 1948 to 1950, residence of Gerhardt J. Whilden, "Pappy Gay", (1906-1990); and wife Louise Merritt...
    • Wrightsville Beach, ca. late 1920s.

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    • Five children in bathing suits pose at the beach near Lumina. Note the movie screen in the water at left. In 1901, the beach car line from Wilmington to Wrightsville Beach was sold by the Wilmington and Seacoast Railroad to the Consolidated...
    • Loughlin Cottage

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    • Craftsman style bungalow built for Joseph J. Loughlin (1881-1918); and wife, Eleanor King (1885-1941), native of Philadelphia. He was secretary-treasurer and general manager of the New Hanover Transit Company, a primary developer of Carolina Beach....
    • 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...
    • Coin-Rogers House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Elizabeth Whitehurst (1877-1948) and John Milton Coin (1877-1937), manager of Angola Lumber Co. Purchased in 1919 by Harry Edmund Rogers (1885-1969), native of Dayton, Ohio, attorney and dean of Wilmington...
    • Reuben Grant Cottage

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    • Cottage built for Reuben Grant (1818-1880), native of Onslow County, Methodist minister and longtime member of Fifth Street Methodist Episcopal Church; and wife, Sarah Ann Dawson (1823-1888). Purchased in 1885 by Willie Ann Wood Price (1857-1931),...
    • Koch-Sharpless House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for William H.M. Koch (1849-1928), native of Walsdorf, Germany, insurance agent. Purchased in 1942 by Ellsworth Nathan Sharpless (1905-1966), lab technician at US Custom House; and wife, Sadie Willis...
    • Richard T. Burnett House

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    • Mediterranean style house built for Richard Tate Burnett (1901-1992), assistant superintendent of Standard Oil Co. of New Jersey and owner of Burnett’s Service Stations; and wife, Virginia S. Perkins (1905-1979). From 1943 to 1961 owned by Herman...
    • Harper-Newbold House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Captain James Thomas Harper (1843-1915), steam tug operator, co-founder of Boney & Harper Milling Company and proprietor of Wilmington Steam Laundry; and wife, Annie Sophie Drew (1844-1913). House was a...
    • Harper-Hundley House

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    • Queen Anne style house built as investment property for John Allan Taylor (1862-1957), wholesale grocer. Purchased in 1905 by Capt. James Thomas Harper (1843-1915), operator of a tow boat business between Wilmington and Southport and part-owner of...
    • Price-Leiner House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Willie Ann Wood Price (1857-1931), widow of William P. Price (1853-1904). Purchased in 1919 by Ludwig Leiner (1862-1951); and wife, Katie Stuart Burriss (1880-1970). A native of Bavaria, he served in the...
    • Cumming-Sneeden House

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    • Built as rental property for William McRary Cumming (1860-1922), native of Greensboro, NC, business executive and real estate investor. Converted to duplex in 1952 by Rudolph L. Lewis (1894-1978), hardware merchant. Purchased in 1965 by James F....
    • Holloway-Hunt House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Cammie Lord Holloway (1874-1960); and husband, Elisha Lambert Holloway (1869-1974), clerk at Angola Lumber Company. From 1910 to 1914, residence of Joseph Schad, contractor and builder, who constructed...
    • McRae House

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    • Also known as the Chair House this building was constructed for John McRae in c. 1850. In 1905, T.D. Love family renovated house as their residence.
    • Bonitz Building

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    • Neoclassical Revival style building designed by Henry E. Bonitz (1872-1921), native of Goldsboro, NC, to house his architectural firm, and the Royal Arcanum Hall lodge. Purchased in 1944 by Richard A. Shew (1905-1991), owner of Shew Realty Company;...
    • Harper-Newbold House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Captain James Thomas Harper (1843-1915), steam tug operator, co-founder of Boney & Harper Milling Company and proprietor of Wilmington Steam Laundry; and wife, Anne Sophie Drew (1844-1913). House was a...
    • Watts-Eason House

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    • Bungalow built as rental property for Sarah Catherine Davis (1870-1961). Purchased in 1934 by Benjamin C. Watts (1903-1989), pipefitter for Cape Fear Shipbuilding Terminal; and wife, Annie Laura Shipp (1905-1981). Remained in family for...

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