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    • Church of the Good Shepherd

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    • English Gothic style church designed by Hobart Upjohn and George W. Conable, New York architects. Built for Episcopal parish established in 1907, replacing an 1892 mission chapel which was an outgrowth of the St. James Home. Church cornerstone laid...
    • Perdew-Koonce House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for William Edgar Perdue (1865-1934), civic leader and partner in J. W. Murchison & Son., hardware wholesalers. Purchased in 1946 by Henry Farrior Koonce (1897-1976), salesman; and wife Alda Howard...
    • Fort Caswell Summer Encampment

    • Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment, 18th. Company G; Fort Caswell (N.C.)
    • Wilmington Light Infantry summer encampment at Ft. Caswell, NC around 1911. From left to right: Jim Holmes, George Lynch, Edward Z. King (1892-1978), David Loming, Jim Wilson, Pinky Turner. The Wilmington Light Infantry was a local militia unit...
    • Trask-Brinson House

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    • Vernacular style house built for George W. Trask (1875-1963), master farmer; and wife, Emma Borneman (1884-1962). First occupants were Walter Marvin Brinson (1884-1967), conductor, and family.
    • Audubon Trolley Station

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    • Constructed to coincide with the development of the suburb Audubon, this is the only surviving passenger shelter of twenty stops on the electric trolley line between Wilmington and Wrightsville Beach. The line, owned and operated by the Tide Water...
    • Gwaltney-Martin House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Robert Howell Gwaltney (1878-1939), native of Raleigh, NC, manager of Jefferson Standard Life Insurance, Co.; and wife, Octavia Boatwright (1880-1964). Purchased in 1914 by Eugene Stuart Martin...
    • John Hall House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for John Hall (1879-1983) of Hall & Pearsall, Inc., wholesale grocers and importers; and wife, Katherine Hoke (1886-1968), native of Lincolnton, NC. House remained in family until 1973; moved from 6 South...
    • Katharine G. Harriss House

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    • Shingle style house built for Mrs. Katharine Grady Meares Harriss (1853-1925), widow of George Nehemiah Harriss (1851-1907), and children. Inherited by daughter Esther (Essie) Exum Harriss (1893-1992).
    • Bridgers-Townes House

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    • One of two identical shingle style houses built as investment property for Eliza Eagles Haywood Bridgers (1857-1932). Purchased in 1919 by William Armistead Townes (1870-1942), attorney for Atlantic Coast Line Railroad; and wife, Louise Rutland...
    • Edward E. David House

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    • Originally built as duplex for Edward Emile David (1874-1939), president of A. David & Company, clothiers; and wife, Beatrice Liebman (1884-1966), native of Atlanta. Remained in family for sixty-five years.
    • Hazlehurst House

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    • Dutch Colonial style residence built for John L. Hazlehurst (1866-1936), native of Charleston, SC, assistant cashier with Atlantic Coast Line Railroad; and wife, Clara Woodward (1880-1970). Remained in family until 1983.
    • Bridgers-Watters House

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    • One of two identical shingle style houses as investment property for Eliza Eagles Haywood Bridgers (1857-1932). Purchased in 1919 by Annie Eloise Dawson Watters (1860-1950), native of Dublin, Ireland. Remained in family for forty-two years.
    • Page-Ward House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for William Oscar Page (1870-1953), native of Warsaw, NC; and wife, Bertha Ida Barber (1872-1951). He owned the Greenfield Milling Company. Purchased in 1940 by Marsden Bruce Ward, Jr. (1896-1977), marine...
    • Jarman House

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    • Craftsman style house built for John Franklin Jarman (1876-1939), native of Onslow County, druggist and proprietor of Jarmans Pharmacy; and wife, Sallie Ennett (1877-1976).
    • St. Thomas The Apostle Church

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    • Gothic Revival style church built for Roman Catholic parish established January 1, 1845. Home church of The Rev. Thomas F. Price (1860-1919), co-founder of the Maryknoll Fathers, a missionary order, and James Gibbons (1834-1921), first Vicar...
    • Lieutenant David Worth Loring

    • World War I; Flanders Field American Cemetery (Waregem, Belgium)
    • Photograph of David Worth Loring in army uniform. David Worth Loring (1887-1918) was born in Sumter, SC. He joined the Wilmington Light Infantry (WLI), and participated in training exercises in 1911 at Fort Caswell. He was also on the Armory and...
    • 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'...
    • Bishop James Walker Hood

    • Hood, James Walker, 1831-1918; African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church
    • Black and white copy print of a drawing of Bishop Hood. James Walker Hood (1831-1918) was sent as a church Elder to do mission fieldwork in North Carolina. He was Assistant Superintendent of Public Instruction from 1868 to 1870, and he co-founded...

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