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    • South Third Street - 0 block; Market Street - 300 block

    • St. James, Episcopal Church, Churches, Y.M.C.A., Colonial Inn, Colonial Apartments, Third Street, Markert Street
    • The front of St. James Episcopal Church is shown at right. Across Market Street is the Colonial Apartments on the corner, next to the red brick Y.M.C.A. building. Oscar Pearsall (1849-1925), a wholesale grocer, owned the handsome three-story...
    • Forest Hills School

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    • Built to consolidate East Wilmington, Kirkland, Middle Sound and Masonboro schools. With rapid development of Forest Hills, it became the neighborhood school. The original one-story building contained seven classrooms, an auditorium and a library....
    • Allen House

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    • Colonial Revival style house built for Mitchell F. Allen (1873-1945), officer of Murchison National Bank;and wife, Marth Groff (1870-1913). Remained in family until 1944.
    • Allen-Collier House

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    • Colonial Revival style house built for Fulton Temple Allen (1868-1941), secretary-treasurer of Acme Fertilizer Company; and wife, Anna Bell Pearce (1870-1948), natives of Virginia. Purchased in 1963 by Joshua Frank Collier (1902-1965), realtor,...
    • Munson-Bessellieu House

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    • Colonial Revival style house built for Horace P. Munson (1866-1958), tailor, as rental property. In 1907 rented to Edward C. Bessellieu (18661943), bookkeeper for Atlantic Coast Line Railroad; and wife, Emma Smith (1871-1945). He purchased the...
    • Horace P. Munson House

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    • Colonial Revival style house built for Horace Percy Munson (1866-1958), of Munson & Company, retail clothing merchants. Residence also, of siblings, Katherine Clark (1860-1928) and Edward H. Munson (1871-1946), First Presbyterian Church organist....
    • Browne-Stanley House

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    • Colonial Revival style house built for Richmond, Virginia natives, Otway Leon Browne (1874-1970), Assistant Purchasing Agent for the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad; and wife, Annie Gertrude Rogers (1875-1954). Purchased in 1964 by Shelton Smith...
    • Foster Burnett House

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    • Dutch Colonial Revival style house built for Foster Flavorial Burnett (1894-1945), physician, civic leader, and founder of Community Hospital; and wife, Gladys Eveline Gordon (1901-1928). Inherited by son, Foster Burnett, Jr. (1925- ); daughter,...
    • Frederick Pearsall House

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    • Colonial Revival style house built for Frederick Leon Pearsall (1875-1845), officer and co-owner of Pearsall and Company, fertilizer manufacturers; and wife, Mary Christian McArtan (1877-1953), native of Cumberland County, NC. Frederick was an...
    • Captain Sanders House

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    • Colonial Revival style house built as rental property for William Albert Sanders (1866-1933), steamboat captain; and wife, Margaret McRackan (1879-1937), native of Southport, North Carolina.
    • Cherry-Halterman House

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    • Dutch Colonial style house built for Luther H. Cherry, insurance agent; and wife, Hattie E. OHenry. Purchased in 1939 by William Kimry Stewart, Jr. (1910-1999), mortician. In 1968, sold to Lawton H. Halterman (1920- ), native of West Virginia...
    • J. Haughton James House

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    • Colonial Revival style house built for J. Haughton James (1886-1939), President of the General Insurance Agency, Inc.; and wife, Isabel Clark (1889-1991). Until 1992 residence of daughter, Isabel (1913- ), President of National Society of the...
    • Collins-Jones House

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    • Dutch Colonial style house built for Walter May Collins (1869-1945), native of Lincolnshire, England, farmer; and wife, Wilella James (1875-1961), native of Pender County. Purchased in 1946 by Willie Avant Jones, Sr. (1895-1976), native of...
    • A.M. Wilson House

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    • Colonial Revival style house built as residence for Captain Alexander M. Wilson, Sr. (1851-1914); and wife, Ellen Nora Piver (1857-1911). At age 12, he enlisted in the Confederate Army and was engaged in the battle of Fort Fisher. He later became a...
    • Worth-Madden House

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    • Built for David Gaston Worth (1831-1897), owner of Worth & Worth, commission merchants. House was rented until acquired in 1871 by James Madden (1830-1908), steamboat agent for Cape Fear Steamboat Company; and wife, Margaret (1839-1907), both...
    • Harrison-Norden House

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    • Colonial Revival style house built as investment property for Thomas Wesley Harrison (1878-1955), president of A. D. Brown & Co., dry goods. Purchased in 1939 by Eric Norden (1869-1946), native of Sweden, civil engineer and map maker; and wife,...
    • Hazlehurst House

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    • Dutch Colonial style residence built for John L. Hazlehurst (1866-1936), native of Charleston, SC, assistant cashier with Atlantic Coast Line Railroad; and wife, Clara Woodward (1880-1970). Remained in family until 1983.
    • Hinton-Nixon House

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    • Dutch Colonial Revival style house built for Edgar Latimer Hinton (1868-1936), businessman and owner of the Seashore Hotel at Wrightsville Beach; and wife, Mamie E. Lively (b. 1882), native of Birmingham, AL. From 1941 to 1991 owned by Nixon...

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