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    • William E. Worth House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for William Elliott Worth (1850-1923), founder of W.E. Worth & Co., ice manufacturers, secretary-treasurer and general manager of University Oil & Fertilizer Co.; and wife, Nellie Shay (1853-1921), native of Brooklyn,...
    • Johanna Hickman at Canterbury Stables

    • Stables; Equestrian centers
    • Photograph of a temperamental gelding named Rooster on the left and Johanna Hickman (1981- ) on the right, taken at Canterbury Stable on Wrightsville Avenue in Wilmington, NC. Canterbury Stables has been a fixture in Wilmington for over forty...
    • John D. Bellamy Building

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    • Commercial building constructed as rental property for John D. Bellamy, Jr. (1854-1942), attorney and U.S. congressman; and wife, Emma May Hargrove (1857-1944), native of Hibernia Plantation, Granville County, NC. Remained in family for forty-five...
    • Sloan-Powers House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for Edward Dunn Sloan (1868-1929), bookkeeper with Hall & Pearsall, wholesale grocers; and wife, Margaret B. Satchwell. In 1900 sold to Kinchen J. Powers (1842-1902), physician; and wife, Emmaline Simpson (1853-1934),...
    • Heyer-Harrison House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for Miss Maggie E. Heyer (1856-1944) as rental property. Remained in the family until purchased in 1949 by Vanus J. (1912-1970) and Rosa McIntire Harrison (1908-1965). He was a laborer and she ran a boarding house...
    • Mitchell-Anderson House

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    • Oldest surviving structure in Wilmington, Georgian style house built for Edward Mitchell (c. 1744), native of Charleston, SC, carpenter and planter. Purchased in 1828 by Thomas F. Davis (1778-1846), clerk of New Hanover County Court. Inherited in...
    • Harper-Hundley House

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    • Queen Anne style house built as investment property for John Allan Taylor (1862-1957), wholesale grocer. Purchased in 1905 by Capt. James Thomas Harper (1843-1915), operator of a tow boat business between Wilmington and Southport and part-owner of...
    • Vance Alley

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    • Named for Samuel Vance (d. 1805), merchant, who owned the property on the south side of the alley. His widow, Mary Walker (1768-1820), operated a boarding house here, "a mecca for young immigrants from the North." Inherited by daughter, Jane...
    • 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....
    • Riverfest 1979

    • Cape Fear River, Riverfest, Trolley, Battleship North Carolina,
    • This color photograph captures attendees of Riverfest 1979 walking along Water Street and boarding a trolley.

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