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    • Grant-Stevenson House

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    • North wing, c. 1875, built for Ruben Grant (1810-1880), Methodist minister; and wife, Sarah Ann Dawson (1823-1888). South wing, c. 1872, built for James C. Stevenson (1847-1907), wholesale grocer; and wife, Elizabeth J. Smith (1850-1919). Son,...
    • Cumming-Taylor House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for Preston L. Cumming, Sr. (1843-1914), saw and planing mill owner; and wife, Virginia Wall Lilly (1848-1892). In 1903, acquired by daughter, Rosa Lilly Cumming (1873-1946), wife of Walker Taylor (1865-1937); moved one...
    • Thomas Henry Wright Building

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    • Original portion of building erected as rental property for Thomas Henry Wright (1800-1866), physician, merchant, and President of the Bank of Cape Fear. Property remained in Wright family until 1957. Facade altered in 1915 by Henry E. Bonitz,...
    • 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.
    • McCartney House

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    • House built for John Currie McCartney (1858-1937), partner in J.C. McCartney & Son, plumbers; and wife, Laura Ann Grant (1860-1947). Remained in family for forty-nine years.
    • Newton-Millinor House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Southport natives, Joseph Stokes Newton (1874-1958), stevedore; and wife, Daisy Burriss (1876-1950). Purchased in 1956 by Maurice Lee Millinor (1924- ), auto mechanic with C.C. Grissom & Sons; and wife,...
    • Powell-Yopp House

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    • Greek Revival style house built for Robert Powell (1824-1862), carriage maker; and wife Sarah (1823-1888). Willed to Sarah E. H. Yopp (1829-1904). Craftsman style additions made by grandson, Alfred Harding Yopp (1876-1973), musician and owner of...
    • Ann Eliza McKay Lucas

    • Bladen County (N.C.); Upper class women
    • Head shot of Mrs. Ann Eliza McKay Lucas. Ann Eliza McKay (circa 1850 -1915) was married to Dr. William Lucas. She was a descendant of General McKay of Bladen County and revolutionary war fame. Dr. and Mrs. Lucas had ten children.
    • Meares Harriss House

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    • Prairie style house built for Meares Harriss, Sr. (1884-1941); and wife, Fanny Hines Johnson (1878-1931). He was owner of Harriss Typewriting & Advertising Co., real estate broker and charter member of the Wilmington Rotary Club. Second wife, Laura...
    • Merritt-Jones House

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    • Craftsman style house built for Hiram Houston Merritt (1870-1945), Atlantic Coast Line Railroad employee; and wife, Dessie Cline (1852-1946). Purchased in 1925 by Joseph R. Jones (1881-1944), Atlantic Coast Line Railroad conductor; and wife, Lula...
    • Barker-O'Connor House

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    • Queen Anne style house built as investment property for E. Gerry Barker (1850-1933), native of Onondaga County, NY, commission merchant; and wife, Alice M. Schonwald (1850-1932). Purchased in 1904 by Major Daniel O'Connor (1834-1925); and wife,...
    • Humphreys-Cooper House

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    • Shingled cottage built for Charles Raymond Humphreys (1881-1929), civil engineer; and wife, Lilian Miller Kenly (1890-1979), natives of Maryland. Purchased in 1929 by Oscar Fleet Cooper (1878-1948), advertising agent for Atlantic Coast Line...
    • McEachern - Divine House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for Duncan McEachern (1860-1925), navel stores and literage merchant; and wife, Mary Elizabeth Skipper (1859-1919). Purchased in 1911 by John Sidney Divine, Sr. (1862-1946), Atlantic Coast Line Railroad machinist; and...
    • Fort Caswell Soldiers

    • World War I; Fort Caswell (N.C.)
    • Soldiers from Fort Caswell, NC at an oyster roast at Lumsden's at Whiskey Creek. Oliver Hutaff is the young boy in the front, and George Hutaff, Jr., is at the back right behind the fence. Oliver Cromwell Hutaff (1907-1980) was the son of...
    • Loughlin - Fennell House

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    • Craftsman style bungalow built for James Albert Loughlin, native of Henderson, NC (1890-1967), civil engineer; and wife, Annie Elizabeth Manson (1888-1967), native of Southport, NC. Purchased in 1926 by James Leroy Fennell (1879-1940), Atlantic...
    • Bradley-Green Building

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    • Commercial building erected for George H. Bradley (1805-1880), native of New Haven, CT, boot and shoe merchant, after devastating fire of 1840 that destroyed much of block. From 1910 to 1963 this was the location of Greens Drug Store, operated by...
    • James Walker Memorial Hospital - Front view.

    • James Walker Memorial Hospital, Hospitals
    • A contractor, James Walker was a native of Douglas, Lanarkshire, Scotland, who came to Wilmington in 1857, after helping to construct one of the wings of the U. S. Capitol Building and the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, DC. He built the...

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