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    • Wrightsville Beach.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Oceanic, Tarrymore, Hotels, Babies, Parade
    • A baby parade held on the boardwalk, just south of the Oceanic Hotel at Station One. First known as the Tarrymore Hotel, the building was opened in June 1905. The name was changed to the Oceanic Hotel around 1911/12. The landmark at Station One...
    • Wrightsville Beach - Lumina.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Lumina, Lumina Pavilion
    • A crowd assembles on ocean side of Lumina. 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...
    • Wrightsville Beach - Lumina.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Lumina, Lumina Pavilion, Race
    • A crowd watches a foot race on the beach in front of Lumina. In 1901, the beach car line from Wilmington to Wrightsville Beach was sold by the Wilmington and Seacoast Railroad to the Consolidated Railways, Light and Power Company (later the...
    • Kunnering Group

    • McKoy, Henry Bacon, 1893-1991; Jonkonnu (Festival)
    • A group of young men out "Coonering" in Wilmington, NC. Standing (left to right) Henry Bacon McKoy (1893-1991), Douglas Hart McKoy (1894-1925), Edward Ashe (1894-?), Glasgow Hicks (1893-1957). Possibly derived from a festival of West African...
    • Wrightsville Beach.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Lumina, Lumina Pavilion
    • A large gathering on the beach in front of Lumina. Note movie screen on left. 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...
    • 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.
    • 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....
    • 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...
    • 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)....
    • 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),...
    • Dr. D. R. Murchison and Dr. John Cranmer

    • Murchison family, Cranmer family, physicians, medicine
    • Dr. David Reid Murchison (1891-), son of Joel William and Loulie Atkinson Murchison, was born August 18th, 1891 in Wilmington, North Carolina. He married Miss May McLaughlin Carmichael. He attended UNC-Chapel Hill (1912), and Johns Hopkins, where...
    • Dr. Donald Koonce

    • Koonce family, physicians, medicine
    • Dr. Donald Brock Koonce (1905-1975), son of Simon Everette and Lila Ward Koonce, was born September 6th, 1905 in Wilmington, North Carolina. He was married to Louise Bellamy Wood and later to Mary Hargrove Bellamy. His father was also a Physician....
    • Dr. D. R. McEachern

    • McEachern family, Shepherd family, physicians
    • Dr. Duncan Roland McEachern (1905-1970), son of Drusilla and Neil Morris McEachern, was born in Wilmington, North Carolina, July 19th, 1905. He married Eloise Melville Sheperd, attended Davidson College (1928) and the Medical College of Virginia...
    • Dr. Hooper, Sr., Dr. Koonce and Dr. McEachern

    • Hooper family, Koonce family, McEachern family, physicians
    • Dr. Joseph Ward Hooper, Sr. (1887-1952), was born in Baltimore, Maryland February 17, 1887. He married Louise Smallbones and they had a son, Joseph Ward Hooper, Jr., who was also a Physician. He received his M.D. from the University of Maryland in...
    • Dr. W. C. Mebane

    • Mebane family, physicians
    • Dr. William Carter Mebane, Sr.? was born November 1st, 1882 to parents Benjamin Watkins and Bettie Galloway Carter Mebane. He married Miss Susan Mott and they had a son, William Carter Mebane, Jr. who also received his M.D., (General Practicioner...
    • Elkins Family

    • Elkins Family
    • Elkins family sitting on the porch, in Clarkton, North Carolina. The Elkins Family of Clarkton, Bladen County, North Carolina. These are relatives of Tommie Wells, who donated the picture to the library. The two people seated are Ms. Wells'...

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