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    • E. Fleet Williams House

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    • Craftsman style bungalow built as rental property for Edgar Fleet Williams (1889-1956), president of Diamond Steamboat and Wrecking Company; and wife, Sadie Exum (1894-1976), native of Snow Hill, NC.
    • House at 308 Dock Street.

    • Dock Street, Kidder, Moore
    • The house was located on Dock Street behind the large Kidder House on the southeast corner of Third and Dock and was also owned by the Kidders. Louis T. and Florence Kidder Moore resided in the house from ca.1920 until 1926. The Moore's daughters,...
    • Frederick J. Lord House

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    • Built in the Italianate style as rental property for Frederick J. Lord (1803-1890), proprietor of Cape Fear Machine Works and Spanish vice-consul. Neoclassical Revival changes (brick veneer and porch) made by James Crocket Williams (1885-1943),...
    • Eleanor Wright

    • Upper class women; Wilmington (N.C.)
    • Newspaper photograph of Miss Eleanor Wright, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas H. Wright, aboard the Holland America Liner Statendam, off for a mid-winter cruise through the Caribbean. Eleanor Wright Beane (1915-2002) was the granddaughter of...
    • 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...
    • Strausz House

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    • Italianate style house built by Alexander Strausz (born c. 1849), native of Hungary, partner in Cape Fear Building Co.; and wife, Annie Young (1837-1889). Purchased in 1876 by Rudolph E. Heide (1832-1895), commission merchant and vice-consul for...
    • Louis J. Poisson House

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    • Late Italianate style house built for Louis J. Poisson (1860-1891), real estate broker; and wife, Mary Allen (1866-1960), native of Brockville, Ontario, Canada. From 1905 to 1916, the home of Brooke Gwathmey Empie, attorney, state senator and...
    • Wright-Rehder House

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    • Craftsman style house built for Eleanor Gilchrist (1890-1965) and husband, Thomas Henry Wright (1876-1956), partner with his father in J.G. Wright & Son real estate; developers of Winoca Terrace. Purchased in 1921 by C.F.W. (Will) Rehder...
    • Kidder House

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    • Shingle style house built as rental property for George W. Kidder (1844-1915), saw and planing mill owner; and wife, Florence Hill (1855-1917). Inherited by daughter, Florence Kidder Moore (1888-1971), wife of Louis T. Moore (1885-1961), secretary...

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