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    • Love-Pretlow House

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    • Craftsman style house built for William Walter Love (1877-1930), wholesale grocer and president of Carolina Packing Co.; and wife, Bettie Johnson (1880-1964). Purchased in 1923 by Annie Paddison Pretlow (1876-1959); wife of Joel Cook Pretlow...
    • Grant-Howell House

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    • Italianate style house built for James Grant (1818-1892), merchant and native of Lenoir Co.; and wife, Keziah Stephens (1820-1893). Purchased in 1868 by Andrew J. Howell (1829-1911). Eastern one third of house demolished in 1913. Home of Rev....
    • Horace P. Munson House

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    • Colonial Revival style house built for Horace Percy Munson (1866-1958), of Munson & Company, retail clothing merchants. Residence also, of siblings, Katherine Clark (1860-1928) and Edward H. Munson (1871-1946), First Presbyterian Church organist....
    • Maria McKoy House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built as rental property for Maria Brown McKoy (1855-1942), widow of Robert Hassell McKoy (1855-1901), attorney. Purchased in 1943 by Frank Lem (1916-1990), owner of the New China Restaurant; and wife, Velma Walker...
    • Wooster House

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    • Greek Revival style house built by John Wooster (1791-1869), native of Connecticut, dry goods merchant with Wooster, Anderson, and Company; and wife, Lucy A. Wright (1801-1864). Inherited by son, Capt. John L. Wooster (1821-1885), attorney,...
    • Matthews-Williams House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for E.L. Mathews, Sr. (1880-1964), native of Florence County, SC, founder of E.L. Mathews Candy Co.; and wife, Elizabeth J. Rogers (1880-1918), native of Sampson County. Purchased in 1949 by Herbert Rinton...
    • Baseball in Wilmington

    • Baseball--North Carolina--Wilmington--History
    • Photograph of Philadelphia Nationals and the Baltimore Orioles in front of the entrance to the Sunset Park subdivision. This picture commemorates when the Philadelphia Nationals and the Baltimore Orioles professional baseball teams played an...
    • High House

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    • Bungalow built as wedding gift by Asa Haynes High for son Daniel Pinckney High (1886-1926), native of Columbus County, N C, dentist; and wife, Janet Poag (1883-1971), native of Lancaster, SC. House remained in family until 1986.
    • St. James Rectory

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    • Craftsman style house built as rental property for Michael J. Corbett (1856-1942), native of Ireland, President of The Corbett Company, commission merchants; and wife, Josephine Deans (1862-1956). Purchased in 1919 by the Vestry of St. James Parish...
    • Swinson-Dowe House

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    • Craftsman style bungalow built for Albert Franklin Swinson (1883-1954), native of Sampson County, bookkeeper; and wife, Mary Blair (1890-1934). Purchased in 1969 by Irving Dowe (1930- ), maintenance foreman for The Wilmington Star News; and wife...
    • Larrington

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    • Greek Revival style house built for Diana Larrington (1804-1886) and her children. Moved north on lot and extended by Henry C. Bear (1878-1925), real estate developer, who owned the property from 1913 to 1918.
    • John Van Bokklen Metts, Sr.

    • Metts, John VanB. (John VanBokkelen), 1876-1959; New Hanover County Board of Commissioners; World War, 1914-1918
    • Black and white photograph of John Van B. Metts, Sr., labeled "Uncle Jack at Camp Severe, 1917." This photograph was probably taken at Camp Sevier, SC, before the soldiers were shipped overseas. John is in the middle front row. John Van...
    • 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...
    • John Van Bokkelen Metts Sr.

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Insurance agents; North Carolina. Adjutant General
    • Portrait of John Van Bokkelen Metts, Sr. John Van Bokkelen Metts, Sr. (1876-1959) was born in Wilmington. He attended Tileston Normal School and Cape Fear Military Academy. In 1896, Metts enlisted in the Wilmington Light Infantry and fought in...

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