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    • Agostini House

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    • Built by Francis Marie Agostini (1814-1887) as his family residence. Native of Vastia on the Island of Corsica, he came to Wilmington in 1843 and became a well known confectioner. House is still occupied by direct heirs.
    • Fanny de Rosset Collection, 1682-1970

    • de Rosset family; Green family; Lord family; Williams family; Swann family; Cemeteries -- North Carolina -- Wilmington; Fugitive slaves -- North Carolina
    • Collection mainly consists of genealogical information gathered by Fanny and other relatives for the de Rosset, Green, Williams and other families. The de Rosset genealogy was used to supplement a family "Annals" written by her aunt, Kate de Rosset...
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    • Sunbathing
    • This divided back postcard features a photograph which captures beachgoers sunbathing in front of Lumina Pavilion at Wrightsville Beach.
    • Alfred Harding Yopp

    • Pianist; Music Stores
    • Portrait of Alfred Harding Yopp. Alfred Harding Yopp (1876-1973) was born in Wilmington, NC, a direct descendent of Lord William Howard of the "Western Marshes." He was educated in the public schools of Wilmington and then moved to Boston, MA...
    • Prohibition.

    • Prohibition, Whiskey, Custom House
    • The State of North Carolina began prohibition in 1909, ten years before the nation went dry in 1919. The Federal Prohibition Amendment was repealed in 1933, but North Carolina as a whole did not begin to sell spirits again until 1935. Federal...

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