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    • William Dallas Herring

    • Education--North Carolina
    • ( William) Dallas Herring was born in Rose Hill, North Carolina in 1916. He lived his entire life in the house in which he was born, which became the Duplin County Historical Foundation Library. He became the youngest mayor in the nation when he...
    • New Hanover High School

    • New Hanover High School, Schools, Market Street
    • 1300 block, Market Street, built 1920-1922, W. J. Wilkins, Architect. Wilmington High School, located in the Tileston School building at Fifth and Ann streets, was formerly replaced by New Hanover High School when the first classs graduated in...
    • Wilmington Waterfront in 1875 and 1912.

    • waterfront, Wilmington Compress, Champion Compress, Cotton, Wharves, Sprunt
    • 1875, Wilmington Compress and Warehouse Co., 1912, Champion Compress and Warehouse Co. (Taken from "Wilmington: The Metropolis and Port of North Carolina, Its Advantages and Interests, 1912, by the Chamber of Commerce.)
    • Orr Farm Blueberries

    • North Carolina, Pender County, farms, farming, crops, fruits,
    • 4 caucasian and 3 African American workers are sorting and packing blueberries in a barn-like building at the J.W. Orr farm off U.S. 421 near Currie.
    • Drag racing

    • North Carolina, New Hanover County, auto racing
    • "This is part of my farm," says Harrells' native, Dan Carr, who runs Carr Trucking Co. on Carolina Beach Road in Wilmington. Carr is a former drag racer. He built this track in 1989.
    • Bladen County Courthouse

    • North Carolina, bicentennial, government buildings, monuments,
    • A 2 story brick structure at 166 Couthouse Dr. ,Elizabethtown, the county seat. The front grounds has a granite marker with "the freedom bell" set into it with the inscription "in honor of Bladen County patriots: those who have served their country...
    • Wrightsville Beach.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Oceanic, Tarrymore, Hotels, Babies, Parade
    • A baby parade held on the boardwalk, just south of the Oceanic Hotel at Station One. First known as the Tarrymore Hotel, the building was opened in June 1905. The name was changed to the Oceanic Hotel around 1911/12. The landmark at Station One...
    • Wrightsville Beach.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Swimsuit Contest
    • A bathing beauty contest is held at an unknown location on the beach. Wrightsville Beach was named for Joshua Grainger Wright (1758-1811) who owned a vast amount of acreage along the sounds and the coast. The beach is a part of the North Carolina...
    • Chestnut Street - 200 block.

    • Chestnut Street, N. Second Street, Dr. Thomas Fanning Wood
    • A black vendor is in front of the Dr. Thomas Fanning Wood house on the northeast corner of Second and Chestnut Street. Dr. Wood and his son, Dr. Edward Jenner Wood (1878-1928), shared offices on the ground floor of this building. Dr. Thomas Wood...
    • Bellamy Mansion Fire (1)

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, historic places, slave quarters, Market St and 5th St., mansions, fires, antebellum architecture
    • A burned area around one of the marbalized slate fireplaces on the ground floor in the Bellamy Mansion. 2 small glass containers and a framed needlepoint (God bless our home) rests on the mantle.
    • Orton Plantation - House and gardens.

    • Orton Plantation, Brunswick County
    • A central portion of the mansion at Orton Plantation in Brunswick County on the west bank of the Cape Fear River dates from 1725 and was built by "King" Roger Moore (ca. 1694-1751). It remained in the Moore family for three generations. Other...
    • Orton Plantation - Graveyard.

    • Orton Plantation, Cemeteries, Brunswick County
    • A central portion of the mansion at Orton Plantation in Brunswick County on the west bank of the Cape Fear River dates from 1725 and was built by "King" Roger Moore (ca. 1694-1751). It remained in the Moore family for three generations. Other...
    • Orton Plantation, Brunswick County, NC.

    • Orton Plantation, Brunswick County
    • A central portion of the mansion at Orton Plantation in Brunswick County on the west bank of the Cape Fear River dates from 1725 and was built by "King" Roger Moore (ca. 1694-1751). It remained in the Moore family for three generations. Other...
    • Orton Plantation, Brunswick County, NC.

    • Orton Plantation, Brunswick County
    • A central portion of the mansion at Orton Plantation in Brunswick County on the west bank of the Cape Fear River dates from 1725 and was built by "King" Roger Moore (ca. 1694-1751). It remained in the Moore family for three generations. Other...
    • Orton Plantation - Mansion.

    • Orton Plantation, Brunswick County
    • A central portion of the mansion at Orton Plantation in Brunswick County on the west bank of the Cape Fear River dates from 1725 and was built by "King" Roger Moore (ca. 1694-1751). It remained in the Moore family for three generations. Other...

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