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    • James Johnson and Donquill Suell

    • Wilmington star-news (Wilmington,N.C.); Arbor Day; Keep America Beautiful Inc.
    • James Johhnson on left and Donquill Suell planting a tree. In honor of Arbor Day at Bellamy Elementary school, James Johnson (1980- )and Donquill Suell (1979- ) plant a red maple in front of the school. The event was also part of the Keep America...
    • Quince Building

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    • Warehouse constructed by 1835 for the Quince family. During the Civil War occupied by auctioneers who sold goods brought into the port by blockade runners. Remained in Quince family until 1883. Purchased in 1910 by R.R. Stone and remained in family...
    • McGowan House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for William Andrew McGowan (1867-1948), president-treasurer of the Brunswick Bridge and Ferry Company and Justice of the Peace; and wife, Maude A. Kelly (1869-1960), native of Bladen County.
    • Matteau

    • Asiatic elephant; Zoo exhibits
    • Photograph of Matteau standing in her shelter by Highway 117. Matteau was a female Asian elephant that once belonged to the Tote-Em-In Zoo located on Highway 117 in Wilmington, NC. The privately-owned zoo is the realized dream of George Tregembo...
    • Peterson & Rulfs Building

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    • Neoclassical Revival style building constructed for Peterson & Rulfs Shoe Company. Williama Canover Peterson (1861-1940), native of Duplin County, and John Frederick Rulfs, Jr. (1869-1953), retired from their shoe business in 1929. Building...
    • Charles Phillip  Wells

    • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Television stations; Reporters and reporting
    • Possible WECT-TV Publicity Shot of Charles Phillip Wells. Charles Phillip "Phil" Wells (1960- ) was an anchor/reporter for WECT-TV from 1982-1987. He graduated from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill with a degree in journalism, and was...
    • Mahler House

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    • Craftsman style two family dwelling built for Carl Peter Barthold Mahler (1874-1956), real estate and rental agent, and wife Meta Brunjes (1868-1957), during their ownership of the DeRosset property to the west. Natives of Germany, they lived here...
    • 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,...
    • William A. Caster

    • United States. Coast Guard.; New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners
    • Portrait of William A. Caster. William "Bill" Caster (1940- ) was born in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Caster graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in 1963 and went on to pursue three Master's degrees. He served in the Coast Guard for 27 years and...
    • William Eliason Sisson, Jr.

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; City council members; Chiropractors
    • Portrait of William Eliason Sisson, Jr. William "Bill" Eliason Sisson, Jr. (1949- ) was born in Wilmington, the son of William Eliason Sisson and Alice Borden Moore Sisson. He is the great-grandson of Roger Moore. Sisson attended New Hanover High...
    • Morse-Willard-Rhodes House

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    • Front section of house built on adjacent lot by Christopher C. Morse (1824-1891), grocer. Moved and enlarged in Queen Anne style for Martin Stevenson Willard (1858-1933), insurance agent and president of Willard Bag and Manufacturing Company. ...
    • J. Haughton James House

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    • Colonial Revival style house built for J. Haughton James (1886-1939), President of the General Insurance Agency, Inc.; and wife, Isabel Clark (1889-1991). Until 1992 residence of daughter, Isabel (1913- ), President of National Society of the...
    • Julia Catherine Boseman

    • North Carolina. General Assembly; New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Lawyers
    • Portrait of Julia Boseman. Julia Catherine Boseman (1966- ) was born in Wilmington, NC. She attended local public schools and graduated from the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Boseman earned a law degree from North Carolina Central...
    • Madafo Lloyd Wilson

    • Storytellers; Griots; African American--History
    • Digital image of Madafo Lloyd Wilson telling a traditional African story. Lloyd Wilson (1947- ) was born in Wilmington, NC. He attended Williston High School where he was a member of the Glee Club. Wilson is renowned as a storyteller, musician,...
    • Katie Tate Grady

    • Homemaker
    • Portrait of Katie Tate Grady. Katie Tate Grady (1910-2002) was born in the Wilmington area. She was married to Louis Grady and had eight children. Grady was an active member of the Wilmington community and belonged to many clubs in the Rock Hill...
    • Radcliffe House

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    • Greek Revival style house built for Elizabeth Radcliffe (1798-1862), widow of Timothy D. Radcliffe (1783-1843). Purchased as residence in 1863 by Herman H. Bloom (1827-1896), retail grocer; and wife Anna E. (1825-1886), natives of Germany. Rental...

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