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    • Lazarus House Kitchen

    • Built by Aaron Lazarus (1777-1841), a merchant and native of Charleston, SC, as one of two kitchens for his principal residence which still stands to the East. Converted to a residence by 1889. Purchased and enlarged in 1923 by Aaron Goldberg,...
    • Jewett-Shepard House

    • Original Italianate two-story wood-frame house was purchased in 1886 by Susan Lane Jewett (1851-1917), wife of Richard Bradley Jewett (1844-1915), naval stores inspector. They had been in residence here since 1881. Joseph C. Shepard, Jr....
    • Hinton-Nixon House

    • Dutch Colonial Revival style house built for Edgar Latimer Hinton (1868-1936), businessman and owner of the Seashore Hotel at Wrightsville Beach; and wife, Mamie E. Lively (b. 1882), native of Birmingham, AL. From 1941 to 1991 owned by Nixon...
    • Hale-Henderson House

    • Dutch Colonial Revival style house built for John W. Hale, bookkeeper; and wife, Lona Allen. From 1930 to 1968, occupied by William Harman Henderson (1887-1971), Assistant Vice-president of Traffic for the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad; and wife,...
    • Dr. Graham Barefoot

    • Barefoot family, physicians, medicine
    • Dr. Graham B. Barefoot (1900-1967), was born in Columbus County, North Carolina, March 1st, 1900. He is the son of Napoleon Bonaparte and Freddie Blake Barefoot and had one brother, William Frederick Barefoot, M.D. He married Elizabeth Murray. He...
    • Hotel Cape Fear

    • Neoclassical Revival hotel, typical of many hostelries built during boom period of automobile and rail travel in America following World War I. Amenities included spacious lobby, ladies’ parlor, ballroom, dining room, coffee shop and barber shop,...
    • Salvation Army Building

    • The Wilmington chapter of the Salvation Army was organized in 1887. After operating in various locations, this Mediterranean style building was the first to be constructed for the organization at a cost of $30,000. The cornerstone was laid April...
    • Platt-Sutherland House

    • Craftsman style bungalow built for Robert C. Platt (1870-1953), retail clothing merchant and clerk in city auditor's office; and wife Robbie Sutton (1881-1966), native of Burgaw. Purchased in 1961 by William Owen Sheppard Sutherland (1890-1969),...
    • First Church of Christ Scientist

    • churches, Christ Scientist, 17th Street, Market Street, Temple Baptist Church, Baptist churches
    • The First Church of Christ Scientist, located on the Southeast corner of 17th and Market Streets, was constructed in 1907. The first congregation was organized by Mary Bridgers (1866-1910), a devout founding member who purchased 32 acres of land on...
    • Bass-Oliver House

    • Colonial Revival house built for John Mangum Bass (1878-1949), native of Magnolia, NC, roadway timekeeper and accountant for Atlantic Coast Line Railroad. Purchased in 1923 by Virginia Taylor Oliver (1894-1985), homemaker. Remained in family for...
    • Dr. Houston Moore

    • Moore family, Gallagher family, physicians, Medicine, Wilmington, North Carolina Azalea Festival, Wilmington Housing Authority
    • Dr. William Houston Moore (1880-1948), was born in Duplin County, North Carolina. He married Miss Ida Galla(g?)her of Danville, Pa in 1911. He attended the University of North Carolina and received his M.D. from Jefferson College (1910). He was a...
    • Davis-Warshauer House

    • Bungalow built as investment property for Dewey Hobson Davis of D.H. Furniture; and wife, Madeline Malbrant Poulifiant, native of France. Purchased in 1938 by Clara Goldstein Warshauer (1895-1991); and husband, Max Warshauer (1880-1949), native of...
    • Dr. Ivan Brouse and Dr. Graham Barefoot

    • Brouse family, Barefoot family, physicians, medicine
    • Dr. Ivan Edwin Brouse (1898-), son of Jacob Edwin and Christina Chalmers Crosbie Brouse was born December 15th, 1898 in New Denver, B.C., Canada. His father was aldo a Medical Doctor. He married Vera Perritt and attended McGill University where he...
    • Dr. Phillips

    • Phillips family, physicians
    • Dr. William Allen Phillips (1923-), son of Howard and Jessie Phillips, was born in Wheeling, West Virginia, June 5th, 1923. His father and brother were also Medical Doctors. His brother, Robert L. Phillips, was a Neurosurgeon. He married Miss...
    • 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...
    • John Leland Becton

    • Civil engineers; North Carolina State University
    • Portrait of John Leland Becton. John Leland Becton (1885-1938) was born in Wayne County, NC. He graduated from North Carolina State College (now North Carolina State University) with a Master's in Engineering and moved to Wilmington, NC were he...
    • Dr. W. Houston Moore

    • Moore family, physicians, Gallagher family, Medicine, Wilmington Housing Authority, New Hanover County Medical Society, North Carolina Azalea Festival
    • Dr. William Houston Moore (1880-1948), was born in Duplin County, North Carolina. He married Miss Ida Galla(g?)her of Danville, PA in 1911. He attended the University of North Carolina and received his M.D. from Jefferson College (1910). He was a...
    • Robeson House

    • Craftsman style bungalow built as rental property for Edward Wilkinson, telegraph operator for Western Union. Purchased in 1925 by Cad Alexander Robeson (1891-1965), native of Pender County, car inspector for Atlantic Coast Line Railroad; and...


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