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    • Blockade Runner Hotel Lobby

    • Wrightsville Beach, New Hanover County, North Carolina, hotels, lobbies, Civil war, war ships, Atlanitc Ocean, Banks Channel, furniture
    • Shows the lobby of the Blockade Runner Hotel. There is a simple map carved out of wood attached to one wall. It shows the coastline, islands and rivers of the Cape Fear Region. A Confederate blockade runner ship, seagulls and 2 Confederate flags...
    • Blockade Runner Motor Hotel

    • Blockade Runner Hotel
    • This divided back postcard features a photograph taken by Hugh Morton which captures sailboats racing in front of the Blockade Runner Motor Hotel at Wrightsville Beach.
    • Blockade Runner Hotel (1)

    • New Hanover County, Atlantic Ocean, Intracoastal Waterway, sound
    • The Blockade Runner Hotel was the first modern high-rise hotel on Wrightsville Beach, designed by Oliver & Smith, architects, of Norfolk, Virginia. The seven story brick building contained 120 rooms, each with a view of the ocean or Banks Channel....
    • Blockade Runner Hotel (2)

    • Wrightsville Beach, New Hanover County, North Carolina, Atlantic Ocean, Banks Channel, hotels, sound, marsh, Banks Channel
    • Ocean view of the original building of the Blockade Runner Hotel and its partially finished 4 story addition. Five work trucks/vans are seen ( one has Whitley printed on driver's side) as well as several workers, scaffolding and ladders.
    • Blockade Runner Motor Hotel

    • Sailboats
    • This divided back postcard features a photograph taken by Hugh Morton which captures the sunfish sailboats racing in front of the Blockade Runner Motor Hotel at Wrightsville Beach.
    • Lyrics to "Homespun Dress" Page 1

    • Homespun, Dress, Civil War songs, blockade, Owen
    • "Homespun Dress" was a popular Civil War song in the South, attributed to Carrie Belle Sinclair and sung to the tune of "The Bonnie Blue Flag." It details how Southern women were proud to wear their handmade goods as a result of the Union...
    • Lyrics to "Homespun Dress" Page 2

    • Homespun, Dress, Civil War songs, blockade, Owen
    • "Homespun Dress" was a popular Civil War song in the South, attributed to Carrie Belle Sinclair and sung to the tune of "The Bonnie Blue Flag." It details how Southern women were proud to wear their handmade goods as a result of the Union...
    • John Newland Maffitt

    • Blockade; Soldiers--Confederate States of America; Farmer
    • Photograph of John Newland Maffitt. John Newland Maffitt (1819-1886) was born at sea when his parents were immigrating to the United States from Ireland. Maffitt was brought to North Carolina by an uncle who adopted him in the late 1820s. He held...
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    • Seashore Hotel
    • This divided back postcard features an illustration which depicts a crowd of beachgoers bathing in the water by the Seashore Hotel and Steel Pier.
    • Fort Fisher.

    • Fort Fisher, Beach, Blockade Runner, Confederacy, Civil War
    • Fort Fisher Beach, showing exposed wreck of a blockade runner. A Confederate stronghold, Fort Fisher is located about twenty miles from Wilmington on the tip of the Federal Point peninsula. The fort protected the Port of Wilmington, which was the...
    • Blockade Runner Artifact

    • New Hanover County, North Carolina, tourist attractions, Civil War, War Between the States, Fort Fisher State Park, Atlantic Ocean, Cape Fear River, archaeologists, divers, diving expeditions, historical sites, Kure Beach
    • Mark Wilde-Ramsing of the underwater archaeology unit at Fort Fisher examines an artifact recovered from one of the blockade runners found during a recent dive.
    • James Laurence Sprunt

    • Sprunt, James, 1846-1924; Blockade; Cotton trade; Local history
    • Portrait of James Sprunt. James Sprunt (1846-1924) was born in Glasgow, Scotland. His family moved to Duplin County, NC in 1852, and then two years later to Wilmington, NC. During the Civil War, Sprunt was involved in blockade running from...
    • Cape Fear River Pilots

    • Pilots; Blockade
    • Photograph of Cape Fear River Pilots. Front left to right: Thomas Newton, Julius Dosher; back left to right, Joseph Newton, unknown, Joseph Bensel, and Thomas Brinkman. Several of the men in this picture were successful blockade runners during...

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