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    • Lazarus-Hill-Divine House

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    • Federal style house built for Aaron Lazarus (1777-1841), wealthy merchant and influential citizen. Purchased 1854 by Frederick J. Hill (1792-1861), physician, planter, and NC senator. Remodeled in Greek Revival and Italianate styles with entrance...
    • Thomas M. Green House

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    • Colonial Revival style house built for Thomas Meares Green (1879-1933), pharmacist and surgeon; and wife, Emma Perrin West (1880-1962). Purchased in 1945 by sisters, Jennie Atkinson Murchinson (1886-1973) and Fanny Murchinson Curtis (1888-1967).
    • Hutaff House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Elizabeth Dunkel Hutaff (1883-1960), native of Richmond, VA; and husband, William J. Hutaff (1881-1925). He was secretary-treasurer of the Wilmington Coca-Cola Bottling Works. Upon his death, his wife...
    • Burruss-Poisson House

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    • Queen Anne style residence built for Edwin E. Burruss (1829-1887), founder and president of First National Bank of Wilmington and organizer of Clarendon Water Works Company; and wife, Elizabeth Northrop (1855-1887). Northern porch added c. 1912....
    • New Hanover High School

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    • Newclassical Revival style school opened in 1922 with an enrollment of 840 students, the largest in North Carolina. Leslie N. Boney, architect, designed the wings, 1930; the Princess Street gymnasium, 1940; and Brogden Hall, 1954. Notable students...
    • Goldstein-King House

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    • Craftsman style bungalow built as rental property for Joseph Goldstein (1843-1928), native of Lithuania, clothing merchant; and wife, Lena Kabaka (1862-1950), native of Russia. Purchased in 1944 by Lucy Miles King (1884-1966); widow of Lott King...
    • Piner-McFarlane Building

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    • Commercial structure built along automobile row for Thomas Deveraux Piner, Sr. (1888-1969) as tire vulcanizing plant. From 1922 accommodated automotive garage, sales, and supplies. Purchased in 1944 by George McFarlane, Sr. (1895-1989), who...
    • 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,...
    • Portrait of Helen Lovering as a Young Girl

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    • Studio portrait of Helen Lovering from January 28, 1917. After the family settled in Wilmington from New York in 1922, Helen lived in the Meares family home on Market Street until her death in 1999. She retired from Lovering Office Service and...
    • Simmons-Horne House

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    • Craftsman style bungalow built for Ralph Lane Simmons (1900-1984), clerk with the American Railway Express Company; and wife, Meda Walton (1903-1986). Purchased in 1944 by Rufus T. Horne, Sr. (1894-1969), carpenter and building contractor; and...
    • James House

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    • Colonial Revival style house built for Eliza Alice Haughton James (1850-1938), native of Pittsboro, NC, widow of Col. Thomas Cowan James (1849-1912). At various times residence of son, J. Marion James (1884-1976), proprietor of James Book and...
    • Pulliam House

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    • Shingled cottage built for Stone Cowan Pulliam (1892-1979), insurance agent and secretary of board of fire underwriters; and wife, Lucille Erambert Skinner (1892-1973). Remained in family for fifty years.
    • Saint Amand House

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    • Craftsman style bungalow built for Claudius Emile Saint Amand (1877-1951), native of Charleston, SC, chief claims attorney for the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad; and wife, Ella Mae Flagler (1880-1967), native of Kingstree, SC. Remained in family...
    • Carmichael House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for John Wallace Carmichael (1865-1918), native of Virginia, stock broker and insurance agent; and wife, Janie Northrop (1867-1908). In 1922, purchased by Edward G. King (1866-1952), awning maker; and wife,...
    • Michael Hooper House

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    • House built for Michael Hooper (1830-1877), lamplighter and drayman; and wife, Julia A. (1841-1906). He was founder of Wilmington's Emancipation Day Celebration in 1874. The Structure was altered to Neoclassical Revival style in c. 1902 when...
    • Ofiesh-Plisco Building

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    • Duplex stores and apartments built for George Ofiesh (1897-1929), native of Mouhaidee, Lebanon, confectioner; and wife, Emily E. (1907-1997) of Altoona, PA. Leo O. Plisco (1916- ) of Kinston, NC; and wife, Florence Snyderman (1920- ) of...
    • Shaw-Sellers House

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    • Craftsman style house built for Addie M. and Henry B. Shaw, clerk with the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad. Purchased in 1946 by Theodore Sellars (1902-1966), native of Duplin County, owner of Sellars & Greer, Inc., insurance and real estate; and...
    • Sloan-Powers House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for Edward Dunn Sloan (1868-1929), bookkeeper with Hall & Pearsall, wholesale grocers; and wife, Margaret B. Satchwell. In 1900 sold to Kinchen J. Powers (1842-1902), physician; and wife, Emmaline Simpson (1853-1934),...
    • Smith-Willoughby House

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    • Shingle style house built for Lissette Smith (1853-1930), widow of Andrew T. Smith (1849-1907). Conveyed in 1922 to Julius E. Willoughby (1871-1944), Chief Engineer of Roadway, Atlantic Coast Line Railroad. Remained in family until 1960.
    • Finberg-Monds House

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    • Bungalow built as investment property. Residence of Louis B. Finberg (1902-1992), harbor master and vice-president of Heide Warehouse Co.; and wife, Florence Chadwick (1902-1966). Purchased in 1953 by John Monds (1921-1987), inspector with...

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