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    • Grace Methodist Church, 4th and Grace Streets

    • churches, Methodist Churches, Grace United Methodist Church, Front St., Grace St.
    • Showing the bell tower of Grace Methodist Church at 4th and Grace Sts. Originally started as Front Street Methodist Church in 1796. After a horrible fire in 1886, the church moved to what is now 4th and Grace. The church burned again on March 21,...
    • Bell House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for Benjamin Bell (1852-1923), co-founder and president of Jackson & Bell Co., printers, and owner of The Messenger newspaper. Inherited by son, Zack Kershaw Bell (1883-1963), vice-president of Jackson & Bell Co.; and...
    • Benton House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for William Fulton Benton (b.1884), meat cutter and grocer; and wife, Winnie S. (b. 1886). Owned by Weathers family from 1924 to 1979.
    • Thomas W. Brown House

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    • Greek Revival style house built as rental property for Thomas W. Brown (1803-1872), native of New York, jeweler, watch maker, and silversmith; and wife, Sarah Elizabeth Beebe (1819-1898). Purchased in 1913 and moved from Walnut Street by James M....
    • Charlotte Sampson Johnson House

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    • Built for Charlotte Sampson (1838-1888), free black wife of John F. Johnson (d. 1864). Bequeathed to Thomas Wright Strange (1855-1899), city attorney and judge advocate. Used for rental income, the house remained in family for sixty-six years.
    • Chestnutt House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for Junius M. Chestnutt (1854-1900), bookkeeper; and wife, Carrie Morisey (b. 1858). Purchased in 1945 by Ora Lee Derrick Johnstone (1901-1980), native of Crossville, Tennessee and nurse anesthetist.
    • Cranmer House

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    • Prairie style house built for John B. Cranmer, M.D. (1874-1954), native of Southport; and wife, May Webb (1871-1958), native of Bertie County, NC. He was a physician, and president of the New Hanover Board of Health and the New Hanover Medical...
    • Cumming-Sneeden House

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    • Built as rental property for William McRary Cumming (1860-1922), native of Greensboro, NC, business executive and real estate investor. Converted to duplex in 1952 by Rudolph L. Lewis (1894-1978), hardware merchant. Purchased in 1965 by James F....
    • Eakins House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Ralph P. Eakins (1890-1937), salesman with Bluethenthal Company, dry goods, and Pullman Car Lines conductor; and wife, Ella Brady (1886-1955), city assistant librarian. House remained in family until 1958.
    • Howey-Wiard House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for use as rental property on land inherited by Urbana, Mary D., William M., and George Parker Howey who lived at No. 222. Remained in family until 1932. Purchased in 1955 by David Kyle Wiard (1904-1972),...
    • Huggins House

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    • Shingle style house built for Frank Linwood Huggins (1867-1952),chemist and superintendent of Cape Fear Chemical Company; and wife, Kate Theodosia Cantwell (1872-1950). Remained in family until 1955.
    • Grace Methodist Church

    • churches, Methodist churches, Grace Methodist Church, 4th St.
    • Located at 4th and Grace Streets-construction began in 1887 the church was dedicated in 1890. Worship services were held at the Temple of Israel until construction was completed. In honor of the church, "Mulberry" St. was changed to "Grace" Street,...
    • Jones-Mitchell House

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    • Built for Jane Jones (1786-1855), this house was remodeled in the Italianate style during the ownership of Benjamin F. Mitchell (1812-1894); and wife, Sarah Swann (1813-1881). A native of Maine, he was a partner in the firm of Mitchell and...

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