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    • Fifth Avenue Methodist Church

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    • Neo-Gothic style church built for congregation organized in 1847 to serve residents in the southern section of the city. This building, which replaced an earlier wooden structure, was dedicated on September 26, 1890. The education building, erected...
    • South Fifth Avenue - 1100 block.

    • S. Fifth Avenue, William Hooper School, Schools
    • An elementary school, William Hooper School, at left, was built in 1914, and was named for one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence from North Carolina. The sanctuary and manse of Immanuel Presbyterian Church can be seen across Fifth...
    • Moores at Wrightsville Beach

    • Moore, Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Ocean Avenue
    • Florence Kidder Moore and her daughters, Florence Moore Dunn and Margaret (Peggy) Moore Perdew pose among sea oats on a sand dune in front of the Moore cottage on Ocean Avenue at Wrightsville Beach. Ocean Avenue is no longer there, lost to severe...
    • Audubon Trolley Station

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    • Constructed to coincide with the development of the suburb Audubon, this is the only surviving passenger shelter of twenty stops on the electric trolley line between Wilmington and Wrightsville Beach. The line, owned and operated by the Tide Water...
    • Grant-Stevenson House

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    • North wing, c. 1875, built for Ruben Grant (1810-1880), Methodist minister; and wife, Sarah Ann Dawson (1823-1888). South wing, c. 1872, built for James C. Stevenson (1847-1907), wholesale grocer; and wife, Elizabeth J. Smith (1850-1919). Son,...
    • St. Andrews-on-the-Sound Episcopal Church.

    • St. Andrews Church, Churches, Wrightsville Avenue, Oleander Drive, Airlie Road
    • Today, located at the intersection of Wrightsville Avenue, Oleander Drive and Airlie Road, the church is the successor to Mount Lebanon Chapel located on the Airlie grounds. The present building was consecrated in 1924 and is in the Spanish Mission...
    • Conoley House

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    • Believed to be built by John J. Conoley (1818-1870), as his family residence. A merchant in the Saddlery business, he was a native of Halifax, Nova Scotia. In 1857 he was elected special magistrate, an office which he held for many years. Purchased...
    • Edward E. David House

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    • Originally built as duplex for Edward Emile David (1874-1939), president of A. David & Company, clothiers; and wife, Beatrice Liebman (1884-1966), native of Atlanta. Remained in family for sixty-five years.
    • Davis-Patteson Cottage

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    • Vernaclar style beach cottage built for Arnold Gates Davis (1848-1917), naturalist; and wife, Katherine W. Rowe (1854-1928), natives of New York. Purchased in 1945 by James S. Patteson, Jr. (1897-1977), cotton broker; and wife, Marie W. Rosebrock...
    • Deans-Maffitt House

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    • Greek Revival style house built for James Irving Deans (1824-1877), native of Scotland; and wife, Ellen Geary (1833-1917), native of Ireland. He was a bookkeeper with Edward Kidder & Sons, lumber dealers. After his death she ran a boarding house....
    • 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...

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