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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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • The Glenn Restaurant

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    • Commercial building constructed for Esther Naomi Mintz Yopp (1891-1972) and built by contractor, Sam Blake. Occupied by various restaurants from 1947 to 1969. Building remains in family.
    • Eilers House

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    • Italianate style house built for Herman B. Eilers (1817-1886), commission merchant, charter member of St. Pauls Lutheran Church; and wife, Mary Dorothea Adelaide Runge (1814-1891), natives of Germany. House remained in family for seventy-nine years.
    • The Glenn

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    • Hotel designed by owner and manager Mrs. W. R. Yopp, (E. Naomi Mintz-Yopp, 1891-1972), and built by contractor A. B. Yopp. After her death, the hotel has remained in the family and continues to be operated by daughter, E. Naomi Yopp. Many...
    • A.M. Wilson House

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    • Colonial Revival style house built as residence for Captain Alexander M. Wilson, Sr. (1851-1914); and wife, Ellen Nora Piver (1857-1911). At age 12, he enlisted in the Confederate Army and was engaged in the battle of Fort Fisher. He later became a...
    • Woodbury-Hoggard House

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    • Italianate style house built for Daniel Phineas Woodbury (1812-1864), native of New Hampshire, US Army engineer, and Union Major General. Purchased in 1919 by John Thomas Hoggard (1876-1965); and wife, Virginia Hawes (1887-1967). He was a...
    • Worth-Madden House

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    • Built for David Gaston Worth (1831-1897), owner of Worth & Worth, commission merchants. House was rented until acquired in 1871 by James Madden (1830-1908), steamboat agent for Cape Fear Steamboat Company; and wife, Margaret (1839-1907), both...
    • 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...

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