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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. ...
    • 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....
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Foster Burnett House

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    • Dutch Colonial Revival style house built for Foster Flavorial Burnett (1894-1945), physician, civic leader, and founder of Community Hospital; and wife, Gladys Eveline Gordon (1901-1928). Inherited by son, Foster Burnett, Jr. (1925- ); daughter,...
    • Golf links - Cape Fear Country Club.

    • Cape Fear Country Club, Golf
    • The Cape Fear Country Club was organized March 21, 1896. Its first clubhouse was at Hilton Park. In 1898, the clubhouse was moved to a new location beside the railroad tracks, near the Fourth Street Bridge. In 1901, two hundred acres east of the...
    • Coin-Rogers House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Elizabeth Whitehurst (1877-1948) and John Milton Coin (1877-1937), manager of Angola Lumber Co. Purchased in 1919 by Harry Edmund Rogers (1885-1969), native of Dayton, Ohio, attorney and dean of Wilmington...
    • Woodbury-Hoggard House

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    • Italianate style house built for Daniel Phineas Woodbury (1812-1864), native of New Hampshire, US Army engineer, and Union Major General. Purchased in 1919 by John Thomas Hoggard (1876-1965); and wife, Virginia Hawes (1887-1967). He was a...
    • Tillie in front of Tileston School

    • Tileston School, Schools, S. Fourth Street, Ann Street
    • Tillie, a Bellamy family slave, later lived over the old kitchen at the Burgwin-Wright House. St. Mary's Catholic Pro-Cathedral is in the background. The original school building in the middle of the block was constructed in 1871-1872 with funds...
    • Woolvin House

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    • Italianate style house built for Joel W. Woolvin (1830-1889), cabinet maker and undertaker, Confederate veteran; and wife, Mary Ann Pridgen (1827-1909), native of Duplin County. Purchased in 1919 by Clifton B. Vann (1881-1927), native of Columbus...
    • Walter Hutchinson Blair

    • Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A.; City council members
    • Portrait of Walter Hutchinson Blair. Walter Hutchinson Blair (1890-1961) was born in Wilmington, NC. He was educated in both public and private schools in the area. Blair began work as a cashier at the Southern Bell Telephone Company and...
    • Yopp House

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    • Colonial Revival style house built for Walter E. Yopp (1860-1933), funeral director; and wife, Emma H. Donnelly (1872-1955). He was a Wilmington city alderman for fifteen years, a New Hanover County commissioner for twenty years and a trustee of...
    • Mr. George Bellamy and Dr. Galloway

    • Bellamy family, Galloway family, physicians, Brunswick County
    • Mr. George Bellamy, also known as the "Duke" of Brunswick County, with Dr. Walter Curtis Galloway. Dr. Galloway (1851-1938), was born in Brunswick County, North Carolina.He earned his M.D. from Washington University in Baltimore (with honors) in...
    • Airlie Gardens - Swans on the pond.

    • Airlie Gardens, Swans
    • By 1910, Pembroke Jones (1858-1919) had acquired considerable acreage on the north shore of Bradley Creek. Jones was a wealthy man, who married Sadie Wharton Green (1859-1943). He named his property, "Airlie," after an English estate of the same...

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