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    • Tileston School

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    • The original Italianate style center section was financed by philanthropist Mary Tileston Hemenway (1820-1894) and designed by John A. Fox, both of Boston, MA; James Walker, local supervising architect; Strausz & Rice of Wilmington, builders. ...
    • Sadgwar House

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    • Built by Frederick Cutlar Sadgwar, Sr., (1843-1925), black carpenter-builder and civic leader; and wife, Caroline Huggins (1845-1932). He and daughter, Felice, were the first Bahais in North Carolina, enrolled c. 1923. The original one-story house...
    • Heide-Futch House

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    • Neen; and wife, Catherine Exum (1834-1891). Purchased in 1898 by John W. H. Fuchs (1871-1938), grocer and proprietor of Futchs Department Store; and wife, Mary C. M. Strunck (1873-1932), natives of Germany, who Americanized their surname to...
    • Orton Plantation

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    • The original one-and-one-half story plantation house was built for "King" Roger Moore (1694-1751), native of Goose Creek, SC and first permenant settler in the Lower Cape Fear region. Fredrick Jones Hill (1792-1861), physician, planter, and NC...
    • Tileston School

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    • The original Italianate style center section was financed by philanthropist Mary Tileston Hemenway (1820-1894) and designed by John A. Fox, both of Boston, MA; James Walker, local supervising architect; Strausz & Rice of Wilmington, builders....
    • Dram Tree Postcard

    • Cape Fear River, Dram Tree
    • This divided back postcard, published around 1910, depicts the Dram Tree, which grew South of the city of Wilmington and served as a landmark for mariners entering Wilmington's harbor.
    • James J. Allen House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for James Joseph Allen (1874-1953), native of Michigan, commission merchant and wholesale grocer; and wife, Maria Banks (1878-1967). Purchased in 1912 by John Haar (1844-1921), Register of Deeds for 18 years;...
    • Baldwin-Latimer-Jordan House

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    • Italianate style house built for Albert M. Baldwin (1845-1934), dentist; and wife, Bettie S. Mitchell (1847-1888). Enlarged and remodeled by Edward S. Latimer (1857-1901), attorney; and wife, Anne Huske (1860-1934). Hettie James Jordan (1869-1941)...
    • Wilmington Waterfront from Brunswick

    • Cape Fear River, Waterfront, Custom House, Steamer Wilmington, Masonic Temple, Post Office
    • This b&w image captures the Wilmington waterfront from the west side of the Cape Fear River--showing the old Custom House, Steamer Wilmington, Masonic Building and old tower of brownstone Post Office. The photograph was taken about 1910.
    • Louis T. Moore House

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    • Shingle style house built by the heirs of Edward Kidder (1805-1885), for daughter, Annie P. Kidder (1851-1927). Purchased in 1928 by Louis Toomer Moore (1885-1961); and wife, Florence Hill Kidder (1888-1971). He was executive secretary of the...
    • Morrill-Lennon House

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    • Craftsman style house built by Charles D. Morrill (1851-1910), native of Boston, MA, contractor and builder; and wife, Caroline A. Williams (1853-1939), native of Columbus County. Purchased in 1920 by Rosser Yates Lennon (1871-1963), freight...
    • Davis-Patteson Cottage

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    • Vernaclar style beach cottage built for Arnold Gates Davis (1848-1917), naturalist; and wife, Katherine W. Rowe (1854-1928), natives of New York. Purchased in 1945 by James S. Patteson, Jr. (1897-1977), cotton broker; and wife, Marie W. Rosebrock...
    • Dickinson House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built as rental property for Charles L. Dickinson (1877-1956), native of Beaufort, NC, insurance agent; and wife, Lillian Walker (1879-1904), native of Brunswick County, NC. This house is one of a pair of...
    • Taylor-Hall House

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    • Dutch Colonial style house built as rental property for Walker Taylor, Sr. (1864-1937), insurance agent; and wife Rosa Lilly Cumming (1873-1946). Residence of Louis E. Hall (1877-1952), secretary-treasurer Hall & Pearsall, wholesale grocers and...
    • Huggins House

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    • Shingle style house built for Frank Linwood Huggins (1867-1952),chemist and superintendent of Cape Fear Chemical Company; and wife, Kate Theodosia Cantwell (1872-1950). Remained in family until 1955.

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