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    • North Front Street, 200 block, east side.

    • N. Front Street, Chestnut Street, Murchison-Acme Building
    • At right on the corner of Front and Chestnut streets is the Murchison National Bank - Acme Building. The bank organized in March 1899, moved into the structure in 1902. Charles McMillen was the architect, with John H. Brunjes, the builder....
    • North Front Street - 200 block.

    • N. Front Street, Murchison, Chestnut Street
    • Chestnut Street - 100 block - north side The main buildings are (from left) the first floor of the Murchison Building, (built 1913/1914); the Murchison National Bank-Acme Building (1902) and the tall building to the left, the Cape Fear Hotel...
    • Henry Latimer House

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    • Italianate style dwelling built for Henry G. Latimer (1845-1929); and wife, Carrie. Mr. Latimer was a merchant and co-founder of Acme Manufacturing Company. House owned by Mary Hargrave Kenan (1842-1916) and heirs from 1903-1935.
    • Allen-Collier House

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    • Colonial Revival style house built for Fulton Temple Allen (1868-1941), secretary-treasurer of Acme Fertilizer Company; and wife, Anna Bell Pearce (1870-1948), natives of Virginia. Purchased in 1963 by Joshua Frank Collier (1902-1965), realtor,...
    • Gilchrist House

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    • Queen Anne style house built by E. William Gilchrist (1850-1928) native of Richmond County, NC, commission merchant and a founder of Acme Manufacturing Co. Interior Colonial Revival alterations were made in 1913 after plans drawn by Alex Morton...
    • Robert Merritt Kermon

    • North Carolina. General Assembly; lawyers
    • Portrait of Robert Merritt Kermon. Robert Meritt Kermon(1893-1976) was born in Acme, North Carolina. He was educated in the public schools of Wilmington and also attended Alderman Private School. Kermon worked as quartermaster of a steamer and as...
    • Rev. William Berger

    • Clergy
    • Photograph of Rev. William H. Berger. The Rev. William H. Berger (1957- ) was the pastor of Acme Presbyterian Church in Riegelwood, NC in the late 1980s. At the same time his wife, the Rev. Sara J. Hughes was the pastor to both Mount Horeb...
    • North Second street, looking north.

    • Post Office, Post Office Park, American Legion, Cape Fear Hotel, Murchison Building
    • View from left: U. S. Post Office, American Legion Hut in Post Office Park and the Cape Fear Hotel are the prominent buildings. The top of the Murchison Building and the Acme Building are on the left of the Hotel. The front facade of the Cape Fear...
    • John Aaron Orrell

    • Accounting; Standard Oil Company; County government
    • Portrait of John Aaron Orell. John Aaron Orell (1875-1950) was born in Wilmington, NC. At a very early age, Orell began working for Acme Manufacturing Company and then for Standard Oil Company. While with Standard Oil, he also began to study...

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