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    • Weedon House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for Lindsay A. Weedon (1864-1936), native of Guilford County, NC; and wife, Nellie (1864-1935), native of New York State. He owned a factory, located on the waterfront between Church and Castle streets that...
    • Bomb Shell on Third Street

    • New Hanover County, North Carolina, 3rd, explosives
    • Sgt. Daniel Howard of the Marine Corps Reserve Center carries an empty bomb shell to his van. The shell was spotted on Third Street in Wilmington. Police blocked a couple of blocks of Third Street until the bomb was removed. Captain Phil...
    • North Front Street - Blocks 100 and 200.

    • N. Front Street, Parade, Armistice Day, Murchison
    • Military parade marches south on Front Street, possibly an Armistice Day celebration. Old stone post office (built 1889-1891) was on the southeast corner of Front and Chestnut streets. In the background is the Murchison National Bank/Acme Building...
    • South Water Street - 100 block.

    • S. Water Street
    • Albert Franklin Fales (1891-1943) stands next to an eighteen foot porpoise at the entrance of his father’s business, J. B. Fales’ Fish House at 116 Water Street. The porpoise was harpooned by Capt. Will Moore on June 23, 1932. George Clark and...
    • Williston High School - 1931.

    • Williston High School, Schools
    • The photo was taken shortly after the construction of the building on the 300-400 blocks of South Tenth Street, which opened on January 16, 1931. It was the first high school for Wilmington's black citizens. On May 6, 1936, a fire originating in...
    • New Hanover County Courthouse and Annex.

    • New Hanover County Courthouse, Annex, City Hall, N. Third Street
    • North Third Street - 0 and 100 blocks, east side. The red brick New Hanover County Courthouse, is a Queen Anne building completed in 1892. A. S. Eichberg, Savannah, GA, was the architect; James F. Post, was the local supervising architect; and...
    • South Water Street - 100 block.

    • Fales' Fish House, S. Water Street, Shark
    • In June 1932, a shark was hung in front of J. B. Fales’ Fish House at 116 South Water Street. Albert Franklin Fales (1891-1943) stands next to an eighteen foot porpoise at the entrance of his father’s business, J. B. Fales’ Fish House at 116...
    • South Water Street - 100 block.

    • S. Water Street, Fales' Fish House, Dolphin
    • Albert Franklin Fales poses with an 18 foot dolphin in front of J. B. Fales Fish House, 116 South Water Street. Albert Franklin Fales (1891-1943) stands next to an eighteen foot porpoise at the entrance of his father’s business, J. B. Fales’...
    • North Third Street - 0 and 100 blocks.

    • Public Works Department, City Hall, Thalian Hall, N. Third Street, New Hanover County Courthouse
    • The employees of the Public Works Department of the City of Wilmington display their equipment in front of City Hall. J. E. L. Wade, Commissioner of Public Works, is third from left. The New Hanover County Courthouse is in the background.

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