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    • William H. Alderman House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for William Harriss Alderman (1851-1932), bookkeeper; and wife, Alice Guess Larkins (1852-1905), on property given to them by her parents, William and Belinda Larkins. After Mrs. Aldermans death, the family retained the...
    • Larkins House

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    • Family residence of William Larkins (1829-1891), Wilmington native, wholesale grocer & liquor dealer, cashier of First National Bank, and rice planter. House sold in 1903 to Samuel Behrends, merchant and furniture store owner, in whose family it...
    • Wooster House

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    • Greek Revival style house built by John Wooster (1791-1869), native of Connecticut, dry goods merchant with Wooster, Anderson and Company; and wife, Lucy A. Wright (1801-1864). Inherited by son, Capt. John L. Wooster (1831-1885), attorney,...
    • 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...
    • Clark-Ponos House

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    • Craftsman style house built for Mark H.P. Clark, dentist; and wife, Sallie W. (1868-1920). Purchased in 1933 by John Angelo Ponos (1891-1960), native of Turkey, proprietor of the New York Cleaners and Hatters; and wife, Anastasia Gardelis...
    • Fennell-Croom House

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    • Built by former Confederate Army Captain, Owen J. Fennell (1832-1910) as his residence. He was a local merchant and Justice of the Peace. Purchased by M.F. Croom in 1892 and remodeled. Remained in family until 1931.
    • Mahler House

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    • Craftsman style two family dwelling built for Carl Peter Barthold Mahler (1874-1956), real estate and rental agent, and wife Meta Brunjes (1868-1957), during their ownership of the DeRosset property to the west. Natives of Germany, they lived here...
    • Singletary House

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    • 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...
    • McClellan Livery Building

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    • Commercial building constructed as rental property for the Hanover Trust Company. First used as stables by W.B. McClellan & Son. Other tenants included a variety of automobile dealerships, repair and upholstery; wholesale feeds and groceries; and...
    • Harriss House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for Andrew Howell Harriss (1872-1956), physician and surgeon; and wife, Mary Bolles (1875-1967), native of Southport, NC. Dr. Harriss served in the Spanish American and First World Wars. Two-story porch added in...
    • Wilkinson Alley

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    • 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. ...
    • Smith-Sternberger House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Joseph David Smith (1857-1935), secretary-treasurer of J.F. Garrell & Company, insurance; and wife Alice Garrell (b. 1864). Purchased in 1903 by Julius Sternberger (1871-1933), of Sternberger Brothers,...
    • Smith-Gore House

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    • Built for James C. Smith, (1830-1888) commission merchant as his residence. In 1853 he married Mary Ann Costin, daughter of Miles Costin. The property remained in family until 1890, when purchased by Daniel Lenox Gore and remained in family until...
    • 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...
    • Williams-Agostini Cottage

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    • Cottage built for Hosea Williams (b. 1816), cooper; and wife, Margaret Stephens (b. 1816), natives of Onslow County. Purchased in 1857 by William Cookman (1812-1862), native of Ireland and gunsmith with W.H. Marks and Company. Inherited by his wife...
    • Elizabeth Vollers House

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    • Queen Anne style house built as rental property for Elizabeth Hashagen Vollers (1840-1907), native of Blumenthal, Hannover, Germany; widow of Luhr Vollers (1833-1895), native of Spaden, Haannover, Germany and partner in Vollers & Hashagen,...
    • Oldham-Allison Building

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    • Mission Revival style building constructed as a grist mill for Captain William P. Oldham (1836-1918), native of Orange County, NC, and Confederate officer. Occupied variously by a stable, ice and cold storage company, and welding and auto repair...
    • Elizabeth H. Vollers House

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    • Queen Anne style house built as rental property for Elizabeth Hashagen Vollers (1840-1907), native of Hannover, Germany. In 1907, the house became the residence of Claus H. Dock (1844-1924), dealer in naval stores; and wife, Wilhelmina Gade...

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