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    • McGary-Worth House

    • Probably constructed by James McGary (1816-1850), native of Fayetteville. Sold in 1850 to Owen D. Holmes (1824-1883), Brunswick County rice planter and magistrate. Purchased in 1854 by Thomas C. Worth (1817-1862), native of Randolph County, owner...
    • Bagg House

    • Queen Anne style house built for Horace Alexander Bagg (1825-1910), native of Gilbertsville, NY; and wife, Julia E. Robitsch (1838-1885), native of Long Creek, Pender County, NC. He was a naval stores inspector and served as city treasurer and...
    • Durham-Davis House

    • Queen Anne style house built for James H. Durham (1849-1922), native of Wayne County, NC, dentist; and wife, Nellie Alston (1857-1884), native of Pittsboro, NC. Purchased in 1923 by Charles B. Davis (1877-1959), clerk with the Atlantic Coast Line...
    • James H. McKoy

    • James H. McKoy James Hassel McKoy (1901-1964) was born in Wilmington and attended local schools. He was the producer/director of Paramount' s musical dramatic units in New York City, and achieved an international reputation for his staging of...
    • John C. Wessell House

    • Prairie style house built for John Charles Wessell (1877-1960), physician and surgeon; and wife, Isabelle Struthers (1883-1962), native of Columbus County. The New Hanover County tuberculosis hospital was named in his honor for his long service in...
    • Everett-Bissinger House

    • Greek Revival style house built for Ann Thomson Everett (1819-1895), wife of Amariah B. Everett (1811-1857), planter, natives of Onslow County. Renovated to Italianate style durig ownership of son, John Alfred Everett (1839-1915), Confederate...
    • McGowan House

    • Queen Anne style house built for William Andrew McGowan (1867-1948), president-treasurer of the Brunswick Bridge and Ferry Company and Justice of the Peace; and wife, Maude A. Kelly (1869-1960), native of Bladen County.
    • Hanover Seaside Club

    • 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...
    • Singletary House

    • Italianate style house built for Sarah Robeson Singletary (1801-1874), native of Bladen County and widow of William Singletary. From 1867 to 1888 residence of her son Franklin Coddington Singletary (1839-1894), superintendent of Wilmington and...
    • William G. Craig House

    • Queen Anne style house built for William Gaston Craig (1861-1956), native of Alamance County, NC; and wife, Sarah Frances (1867-1958), native of Goldsboro, NC. He was an inspector for Atlantic Coast Line Railroad car building department. House was...
    • John H. McRae

    • Portrait of John H. McRae John McRae (1806-1883) was a Wilmington Town Commissioner as well as the Magistrate of Police in Wilmington, NC from 1847 through 1855. In 1855, the name of the head of the town government changed from Magistrate to...
    • Woody and Emily Beddoes

    • Woody and Emily Beddoes on their wedding day at Lebanon Chapel in Airlie Gardens. Woody Kell Beddoes (1950- ) was married to Emily Long Beddoes (1957- ) at Lebanon Chapel on the grounds of Airlie Gardens in December of 1990. Lebanon Chapel was...
    • Riley-Moore House

    • Queen Anne style house built for James Thomas Riley (1858-1931), shipbroker; and wife, Cora Cowan (1866-1953), native of Pender County. Purchased in 1906 by Parker Quince Moore (1876-1943), mayor of Wilmington from 1913 to 1920; and wife, Mary...
    • David Reid Murchison House

    • Second Empire style house built for David Reid Murchison (1837-1882), native of Cumberland County, commission merchant, first President of the Produce Exchange; and wife, Lucy Wooster Wright (1850-1913). Donated in 1953 by daughter, Lucille...
    • Crocker-Spillman House

    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for N.J. Crocker, president of Buell-Crocker Lumber Company. Purchased in 1945 by John J. Spillman (1871-1951), commercial photographer, native of Yadkin County, NC; and wife, Lillian Snipes (1877-1959),...
    • McClammy-Powell House

    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Richard Price McClammy (1874-1955), editor and publisher of The Evening Dispatch; and wife, Janie L. Bryan (1876-1918). Purchased in 1948 by Pender County natives, Carl Flay Powell, Sr. (1906-1990),...
    • Wilkinson Alley

    • Named for William Wilkinson, Colonial merchant and part owner of a rum distillery, who was a constable and Justice of the Peace. During the Revolutionary War, he served as deputy chairman of the Wilmington-New Hanover County Committee of Safety. ...
    • Jonathan Noffke

    • Photograph of Jonathan Noffke looking at an architectural rendering of the Bellamy Mansion. Jonathan Noffke (1965- ) was the first Executive Director at the Bellamy Mansion Museum of History and Design Arts. He went on to work for more than 25...
    • McRae-Willard House

    • Italianate Cubical Cottage, in the Tuscan Style, built for Duncan K. MacRae (1820-1888), native of Fayetteville, lawyer, politician, foreign diplomat, orator and Confederate Colonel. Purchased in 1866 by Albert A. Willard (1828-1902), native of MA,...
    • Old Jail

    • Walls and framing survive from early county jail (1785-1854). Occupied variously as blacksmith, cabinet and carriage shops (1881-1906). Converted to commercial and professional building in 1906, Henry E. Bonitz, architect. Additional facade...


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