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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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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).
    • 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.
    • 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).
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Duncan McEachern

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Grocery trade; North Carolina Association of County Commissioners
    • Studio portrait of Duncan McEachern. Duncan McEachern (1859-1925) was born in Wilmington, NC. He was in the wholesale grocery business and purchased an interest in the Holmes Grocery Company after the death of Gabriel Holmes. He also owned a naval...
    • Robert Smith Jervay

    • African American Newspapers
    • Robert Smith Jervay Robert Smith Jervay (1873-1941) was born in Summerville, S.C. He moved his family to Wilmington in 1911 for the better educational opportunities, and started a printing business called Jervay Printing. In 1927 his son Henry...
    • Blaney-Crowley House

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    • Greek Revival style house built for John Blaney (b. 1820), painter; and wife, Elizabeth Steem (b. 1817). Purchased in 1911 by Jeremiah Stephen Crowley (1863-1958), Presbyterian minister, native of Cork County, Ireland; and wife, Edith Sidbury...

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