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    • Fowler-Pastis House

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    • Queen Anne style house built as rental property for John J. Fowler (1851-1915) civil servant and mayor; and wife, Lula Heiser, native of Sumter, SC. Purchased in 1948 by John B. Pastis (1909-1997), native of the Island of Icaria, Greece, owner and...
    • W.I. Gore House

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    • Italianate style house built as residence by William Iredell Gore (1829-1903); and wife, Rachael Litchfield (1833-1914). He was a wholesale grocer, commission merchant and during the Civil War, an officer in the Waccamaw Light Artillery. Saved...
    • Forshee-Sprunt House

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    • Italianate style house built for James M. Forshee, native of Philadelphia and partner in Kenan & Forshee, commission merchants; and wife, Sallie M. Extensively remodeled in 1920 by J. Laurence Sprunt (1866 - 1973), cotton broker; and wife, Annie...
    • Bradley-Green Building

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    • Commercial building erected for George H. Bradley (1805-1880), native of New Haven, CT, boot and shoe merchant, after devastating fire of 1840 that destroyed much of block. From 1910 to 1963 this was the location of Greens Drug Store, operated by...
    • 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,...
    • William Hooper School

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    • Classical Revival style elementary school constructed to educate the children of Southside Wilmington. Eliza Meares (1864-1926), served as the first principal from 1914 to 1925. Used as a school until 1984. Converted to apartments for the...
    • 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...
    • Louis T. Moore and children

    • Moore, Louis Toomer, 1885-1961; Children; Photographers; Photography--Collections
    • Louis T. Moore and a large crowd of children sitting in a car on the southside of Market Street between Front and Second streets. Louis Toomer Moore (1885-1961) was a long-time Wilmington, NC promoter and photographer whose vast collection of...
    • William Hooper School

    • schools, Hooper family, William Hooper School
    • The William Hooper School was built in 1914 and located at 410 Meares St. Joseph F. Leitner was the Architect and Wallace & Osterman were the builders. Eliza Meares (1864-1926) was the school's first principal From 1914-1925. The elementary school...
    • South Front Street - 400 block.

    • S. Front Street
    • The west side of the 400 block of South Front Street (Block 99) contains from left the Thomas H. Smith House (No. 420), the Meares-Bridgers-Kerchner House(No. 416), the Forshee-Sprunt House (No. 410) and the Governor Dudley Mansion (No. 400). The...
    • Glasgow Hicks House

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    • English Cottage style house built for Glasgow Hicks (1893-1957), insurance agency owner and elder of the First Presbyterian Church; and wife, Helen Russell (1899-1979), native of Spartanburg, SC. The dwelling was adopted from an "Ann Hathaway...

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