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    • St. Thomas The Apostle Church

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    • Gothic Revival style church built for Roman Catholic parish established January 1, 1845. Home church of The Rev. Thomas F. Price (1860-1919), co-founder of the Maryknoll Fathers, a missionary order, and James Gibbons (1834-1921), first Vicar...
    • Giblem Lodge

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    • Wilmingtons first black Masonic lodge, founded in 1866. Built in late Greek Revival style by members of Giblem Lodge No. 2, Free and Accepted Prince Hall Masons. Served black community as cultural center, city market, and library. In 1875, site...
    • Masonic Hall

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    • Third building constructed to house St.. Johns Lodge No. 1, A.F. & A.M. Until 1899 third floor used by several masonic lodges. Receptions held here for Henry Clay (1844), Daniel Webster (1847), and President James K. Polk (1849). Public Hall on...
    • St. Thomas The Apostle Church

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    • Gothic Revival style church built for second oldest Catholic parish in NC. Home church of Thomas F. Price (1860-1919), co-founder of Maryknoll Fathers. James Gibbons (1834-1921), first Vicar Apostolic of NC, began writing the book The Faith of Our...
    • St. Stephen A.M.E. Church

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    • Late Gothic Revival style church built for African Methodist Episcopal congregation organized in 1865. Contractor and church member Lewis Hollingsworth designed the building. Other congregants worked as master carpenters and masons. Notable...
    • Tileston School

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    • The original Italianate style center section was financed by philanthropist Mary Tileston Hemenway (1820-1894) and designed by John A. Fox, both of Boston, MA; James Walker, local supervising architect; Strausz & Rice of Wilmington, builders. ...
    • U.S. Post Office & Federal Building

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    • Construction of the Colonial Revival style federal building provided employment during the Great Depression. W.P.A. artist, William F. Pfohl, painted the mural inside the lobby and W.P.A. sculptor, Thomas Lo Medico, created the eight bas reliefs...
    • Tileston School

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    • The original Italianate style center section was financed by philanthropist Mary Tileston Hemenway (1820-1894) and designed by John A. Fox, both of Boston, MA; James Walker, local supervising architect; Strausz & Rice of Wilmington, builders....
    • Ed Danilowicz

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    • Edward Danilowicz on board a boat in character as pirate Stede Bonnet. Edward Joseph Danilowicz (1952-2011) was a talented musician and songwriter from Wilmington, NC. He performed for Opera House Company and the Thalian Association. He was the...
    • City Hall - Thalian Hall

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    • Italianate and Classical Revival style city hall and theater built for the citizens of Wilmington, the largest town in North Carolina at the time. One of the nations few surviving antebellum buildings constructed to serve as both governmental and...
    • Dr. Leroy W. Upperman

    • African American physicians
    • Photograph of Dr. Leroy W. Upperman. Dr. Leroy Wenford Upperman (1913-1996) was the first resident physician at the new Community Hospital built in Wilmington, NC in 1939. He entered private practice in Wilmington in 1941, and was very active in...
    • Wilmington Civic Ballet Class

    • Ballet; Wilmington (N.C.)
    • A Wilmington Civic Ballet class about to give their spring recital at Kenan auditorium on the UNC Wilmington campus. Just right of center is Johanna Hickman. Johanna M. Hickman (1981- ) is a native of Wilmington. She graduated from New Hanover...
    • Bath, NC - Marker.

    • Bath, Beaufort County
    • Located in Beaufort County, Bath is North Carolina‚Äôs oldest incorporated town (1705). Braxton-Burbage House is on left. At center is Bath High School, with the 1751 Palmer-Marsh House on the right.

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