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    • Kay Godwin, Debbie Scheu, and Alma Fennel

    • Cape Fear Garden Club (Wilmington, N.C.)--History; Garden tours; Women dressmakers
    • Kay Godwin, Debbie Scheu, and Alma Fennel standing in front of the Azalea Festival ticket office. Augusta Counts was the first Azalea Belle dressmaker in 1969, designing antebellum style dresses to be worn by Azalea Belles in the Cape Fear Garden...
    • Richard & Betty Gail Buggeln

    • Camellias; American Camellia Society; Gardening Societies, etc.
    • Richard and Betty Gail Buggeln in the backyard of their home in Wilmington, NC. They are standing in front of one of their large camellias (C. japonica 'Mathotiana'). Richard Buggeln (1942- ) and Betty Gail Buggeln (1945- ) are leaders in the...
    • Hanover Seaside Club

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    • Hanover Seaside Club members standing in front of their new clubhouse on Wrightsville Beach, NC. In 1897 in order to promote beach property and increase river passenger service, the New Hanover Transit Company offered ocean front lots in...
    • Cape Fear Club

    • social clubs, Wilmington, North Carolina, Cape Fear Club
    • Organized in 1852, the Cape Fear Club is reputed to be the oldest gentlemen's club in the South in continuous existence. The building, which was the James Dawson House located on the Northwest corner of Front and Chestnut Streets, was sold to the...
    • Cape Fear Club, 1913-1914

    • private clubs, men's clubs, Front Street, Chestnut Street, Cape Fear Club
    • The Cape Fear Club, located at Front and Chestnut Streets, is the oldest gentlemen's club in the South. The previous building was home to James Dawson, a cotton-broker and banker. The house was sold to the Cape Fear Club in 1888 and torn down to...
    • Sally Spears Hicks

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    • Portrait of Sally Spears Hicks. Sally Spears Hicks (1861-1932), also known as Mrs. Rufus W. Hicks, was instrumental in starting what became the first federated woman's club in North Carolina (1896). After hosting an interest meeting in her home in...
    • The Cape Fear Club with Snow

    • private clubs, men's clubs, Cape Fear Club
    • The Cape Fear Club is on the Southeast corner of Second and Chestnut streets and is the oldest gentlemen’s club in the South in continuous existence, having been organized in 1852 and reorganized after the Civil War in 1866.
    • Marie Ashworth, Susan Taylor Block, and Gayle Ward

    • Block, Susan Taylor, 1951-; Gardening--Societies, etc.
    • Photograph of Marie Ashworth, Susan Tyalor Block (seated), and Gayle Ward. Susan Taylor Block (1951- ) wrote a book for the Cape Fear Garden Club titled "Belles & Blooms," which is a fifty-year history of the garden tours produced by the Cape...
    • Second Street, north - 100 block.

    • N. Second Street, Post Office Park, Cap Fear Club, Chestnut Street
    • The photo was taken across Post Office Park and shows the northeast and southeast corners of north Second and Chestnut streets. The Cape Fear Club is in the center and across Chestnut Street is the home of Dr. Thomas Fanning Wood (1841-1892). Dr....
    • Cape Fear River.

    • Cape Fear River, Frying Pan Boat Club, Boat Club
    • Frying Pan Power Boat Club cruises up river from Wilmington. The club was named after Frying Pan Shoals, which are located near the mouth of the Cape Fear River.
    • Cathy Poulos and Mary Lou McEachern

    • Garden tours; Festivals
    • Cathy Poulos (left) and Mary Lou McEachern (right), at the Cape Fear Garden Club Azalea Belle Tea. Mary Lou McEachern (1941- 2012) hosted the Cape Fear Garden Club's Azalea Belle tea at her home for over twenty years. She was very active in...
    • Cape Fear Country Club Golf Course.

    • Cape Fear Country Club, Golf
    • Cape Fear Country Club Golf Course. Note unusual elevated golf tee. The Cape Fear Country Club was organized March 21, 1896. Its first clubhouse was at Hilton Park. In 1898, the clubhouse was moved to a new location beside the railroad tracks,...
    • Golf links - Cape Fear Country Club.

    • Cape Fear Country Club, Golf
    • The Cape Fear Country Club was organized March 21, 1896. Its first clubhouse was at Hilton Park. In 1898, the clubhouse was moved to a new location beside the railroad tracks, near the Fourth Street Bridge. In 1901, two hundred acres east of the...

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