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    • Tileston School

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    • The original Italianate style center section was financed by philanthropist Mary Tileston Hemenway (1820-1894) and designed by John A. Fox, both of Boston, MA; James Walker, local supervising architect; Strausz & Rice of Wilmington, builders. ...
    • Tileston School

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    • The original Italianate style center section was financed by philanthropist Mary Tileston Hemenway (1820-1894) and designed by John A. Fox, both of Boston, MA; James Walker, local supervising architect; Strausz & Rice of Wilmington, builders....
    • Temple of Israel

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    • Moorish Revival style synagogue built for German Jewish Reform congregation that was organized in 1872. it is the oldest synagogue in North Carolina and one of the few in the United States still housed in its original nineteenth century building.
    • John A. Moore

    • Moore, John A.; African American architects
    • Head shot of John A. Moore. John A. Moore (1888-1939) was born in Rock Hill, NC. During his lifetime he worked as an architect, contractor, and carpenter. He worked in DC as an architect in the Supervising Architect's Office in the U.S....
    • Portrait of James Walker, Architect

    • Walker family, Architects, Builders, Philanthropists, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, portraiture
    • This portrait of James Walker can be found hanging on a wall at UNC-Wilmington. James Walker, (1826-1901) was born in Scotland and came to the U.S. (New York), with his brother at the age of 12. He started out as a stone mason, then later moved to...
    • Oakdale Cemetery - Monument of Henry Bacon.

    • Oakdale Cemetery, Cemeteries, Graves, Henry Bacon
    • Monument is to Henry Bacon (1866-1924), who spent his childhood in Wilmington while his father, Henry Bacon, Sr. (1822-1891), was the chief engineer for the "Rocks", a Federal navigation project (begun in 1875) to close New Inlet near Federal...
    • Princess Street - 300 block.

    • Princess Street
    • View of the north side of the 300 block of Princess Street, with the entrance to Thalian Hall at left. Note house on the corner of the 100 block of north Fourth Street, which was owned by Sarah Bowden. The pavement of Princess Street is made of...
    • 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...
    • Thalian Hall - 300 block of Princess Street.

    • Thalian Hall, City Hall, Princess Street, N. Third Street
    • Clothing collected for the poor during the Depression years. Entrance of Thalian Hall and steps. Wilmington's impressive City Hall and attendant theater, Thalian Hall, was authorized by the Wilmington Board of Alderman in 1854. John Trimble, a New...
    • Thalian Hall - 300 block Princess Street.

    • Thalian Hall, City Hall, Princess Street, N. Third Street
    • During the Depression years, clothing was collected for the poor. Thalian Hall entrance and steps. Wilmington's impressive City Hall and attendant theater, Thalian Hall, was authorized by the Wilmington Board of Alderman in 1854. John Trimble, a...
    • Basilica Shrine of St. Mary

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    • Rafael Guastavino (1842-1908), Architect Rafael Guastavino (1872-1950), Builder Joseph Taft, New York, Consulting Architect The Rev. Msgr. Christopher Dennen (1855-1939), Pastor Spanish Baroque style church built with R. Guastavino’s patented...
    • St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church

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    • The congregation was organized in 1858 by immigrants from Northern Germany. Plan of the Gothic Revival style church is attributed to charter member Hanke Vollers. Construction began in 1859. The unfinished building was damaged by occupying...
    • Delgado School

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    • Originally a three-room Neoclassical Revival style school built for children living in the Delgado Cotton Mill village. In 1940, renamed for Washington Catlett (1852-1934), New Hanover County educator and administrator for fifty-seven years. The...
    • U.S. Post Office (1889-1891) - rear view.

    • Post Office, N. Front Street, Chestnut Street
    • The post office is viewed from north Second Street across Post Office Park. The park was a gathering place for local citizens. During the World Series, the park was very popular, especially before radio became wide-spread. Crowds would congregate...
    • U.S. Post Office Building (1889-1891).

    • Post Office, N. Front Street, Chestnut Street
    • The massive stone post office with tower and fine Romanesque detailing was built on this site in 1889-91. The architect of the building was W. A. Freret, supervising architect, U.S. Department of the Treasury. Memorial or Armistice Day display is...
    • Orton Plantation

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    • The original one-and-one-half story plantation house was built for "King" Roger Moore (1694-1751), native of Goose Creek, SC and first permenant settler in the Lower Cape Fear region. Fredrick Jones Hill (1792-1861), physician, planter, and NC...

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