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    • Henry Russell Savage House

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    • Italianate style house built for Henry Russell Savage (1799-1861), native of Connecticut, Cashier of Bank of Cape Fear. Residence of the Bacon family from 1881 to1891. Henry Bacon was engineer of The Rocks, the construction that closed New Inlet,...
    • Allen House

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    • Colonial Revival style house built for Mitchell F. Allen (1873-1945), officer of Murchison National Bank;and wife, Marth Groff (1870-1913). Remained in family until 1944.
    • 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...
    • Allen-Collier House

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    • Colonial Revival style house built for Fulton Temple Allen (1868-1941), secretary-treasurer of Acme Fertilizer Company; and wife, Anna Bell Pearce (1870-1948), natives of Virginia. Purchased in 1963 by Joshua Frank Collier (1902-1965), realtor,...
    • Joseph Loughlin House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for Joseph J. Loughlin (1881-1918); and wife, Eleanor King (1885-1941). He was Secretary/Treasurer of New Hanover Transit Company, a primary developer of Carolina Beach. An infantry captain, he was killed in France...
    • Betty Kenan Price House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built as rental property for Bettie Kenan Price (1843-1923), teacher. The front portion of the house was added to an older rear portion which Miss Price had removed from her dwelling at 125 South Fifth Avenue.
    • A family at Van Eeden

    • van Eeden, Frederik, 1860-1932; Colonists; Agriculture
    • Photograph of a family standing in front of one of the homes constructed for colonists at the Van Eeden farm colony. The Van Eeden Colony was established in 1909, following the work of Dr. Frederik van Eeden and Hugh MacRae to purchase land in...
    • Cranmer House

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    • Prairie style house built for John B. Cranmer, M.D. (1874-1954), native of Southport; and wife, May Webb (1871-1958), native of Bertie County, NC. He was a physician, and president of the New Hanover Board of Health and the New Hanover Medical...
    • John G. Myers Cottage

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    • One of twenty cottages built by Suburban Developing Company, subsidiary of Tide Water Power Company. Purchased in 1911 by John Quince Myers (1886-1912), clerk with the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad. Remained in family until 1954. Donated in 1995 to...
    • President Taft visits Wilmington, NC

    • Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930; Presidents--United States; Wilmington (N.C.)
    • President William Howard Taft (1857-1930) views the live American flag created by Wilmington school children dressed in red, white and blue during his visit to the city on November 9, 1909. Visible along Market Street are St. James Episcopal...
    • Fredrick W. Dick House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Frederick W. Dick (1875-1927), native of Lumberton, NC, president, Peoples Savings Bank; and wife, Betty Geer deRosset (1877-1980).
    • Sprunt and Dudley Mansion

    • Dudley family, Sprunt family, Front St., Nun St., Governors, mansions
    • The stately mansion on the corner of Front and Nun streets has been the home of several prominent families. It is thought to have been constructed about 1825 by Governor Dudley (1789-1855). In 1836, he became the first popularly elected Governor of...
    • Worth-Madden House

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    • Built for David Gaston Worth (1831-1897), owner of Worth & Worth, commission merchants. House was rented until acquired in 1871 by James Madden (1830-1908), steamboat agent for Cape Fear Steamboat Company; and wife, Margaret (1839-1907), both...
    • Dr. J. F. Robertson, Jr. and Dr. Charles Powell

    • Robertson family, Powell family, physicians, medicine, hospitals, Cancer hospitals
    • Dr. James Farish, Robertson, Jr. (1888-1975), son of James Farish Robertson, Sr., M.D. and Mary Elizabeth Grattan Robertson, was born in Culpepper, Virginia July 27th, 1888. His first wife was Juliette Howard Albright (1916); his second wife,...

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