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    • Mary Ellen Golden

    • Artists; Watercolorists
    • Mary Ellen Golden sitting in front of an easel. Mary Ellen Golden (1942- ) was born and raised in Rose Hill. She is a talented artist who works in watercolors. She attended Wallace Rose Hill High School and then Duke University, where she met...
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    • Fishing
    • This divided back postcard features a photograph by W. Kendall Dorsey which captures Capt. Eddy Haneman deep sea fishing in the boat ""Martha Ellen,"" off Wrightsville Beach.
    • 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...
    • Walker-Warshauer House

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    • Cottage built for Henry B. Walker (1842-1907), porter; and wife, Ellen Hayes (1843-1904). In 1940, purchased for rental property and converted to a duplex by Max Warshauer (1880-1949), native of Lithuania, merchant.
    • Spencer Compton, Earl of Wilmington

    • Compton, Spencer, Earl of Wilmington, 1673?-1743
    • Steel engraving of Spencer Compton. Spencer Compton, the first (and only) Earl of Wilmington (1673-1743) was elected to the House of Commons in 1698, and became Speaker of that House. He was First Lord of the Treasury under King George II, a...
    • Taylor-Washington House

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    • Queen Anne style house built as rental property for John E. Taylor (1858-1925), deputy collector of US Customs and realtor. Purchased in 1921 by Edward G. Story, real estate developer and insurance broker; and wife, Mary Ellen Noyes. Inherited by...
    • Latimer-Waddell House

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    • Italianate style house built for William Latimer (1852-1923), industrialist. In 1886 deeded to Ellen Savage (1842-1898), second wife of Alfred Moore Waddell (1834-1912), U. S. Congressman, Mayor of Wilmington, orator and historian. Purchased in...
    • Fennell-Crump House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for Ellen Jackson Murphy (1849-1939), widow of Dallas M. Fennell (1848-1895), bookkeeper. Purchased in 1920 by Edward P. Crump (1862-1943), native of Alabama, chemical corporation superintendent; and wife, Cora B....
    • NCRPC0900

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Major Katherine A. Towle, of the USMCR, was the sponsor for the U.S.S. Washburn that launched on Dec. 18, 1944. Maj. Towle was in command of the women Marines at Camp Lejeune and the shipyard asked her to sponsor the ship in recognition of the war...
    • Morrison House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for Thomas Morrison (1828-1901), native of Philadelphia, locomotive engineer and Blockade Runner captain and engineer. Remained in family for fifty-seven years. Purchased in 1950 by Ellen Mae Johnson (1902-1988), wife...
    • Dr. Avant House & Office

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    • Colonial Revival style house and office built for Frank W. Avant (1876-1973), physician, native of Southport; and wife, Florence L. Nichols (1887-1962), native of Newark, NJ. He was a founder of Community Hospital, president of the New Hanover...
    • Dr. Bertram Williams

    • Williams family, physicians
    • Dr. Bertram R. Williams (1920-), son of Ralph B. and Bessie Sutton Williams, was born on July 4th, 1920 in Wilmington, North Carolina. He married Miss Ellen Shannon and attended UNC-Chapel Hill (1940) and Vanderbilt University, where he recieved...
    • Emma Bellamy Williamson Hendren

    • Bellamy Mansion Museum; Hendren, Emma Bellamy Williamson, 1902-1992
    • Newspaper photograph of Emma Bellamy Williamson from when she was the Banquet Guest of Honor at the Feast of the Pirates Banquet at the Cape Fear Hotel on June 12, 1929. She had been the Queen of the Pirates at the 1928 Feast of Pirates. Emma...
    • Brown-Weathersbee House

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    • Colonial Revival style house built for Thomas Edwin Brown (1879-1958), treasurer, Southern Mutual Home & Real Estate Co.; and wife, Ellen Corbett (1886-1976). Purchased in 1934 by Ransey Weathersbee (1883-1969), native of Aiken, SC, dentist; and...
    • Cynthia Wolff Smith

    • Castle Hayne (N.C.)
    • Bridal picture used in newspaper wedding announcement. Cynthia Ellen Wolff Smith (1947- ) was born in Wilmington, NC. She was raised in the Castle Hayne area of the county.
    • Deans-Maffitt House

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    • Greek Revival style house built for James Irving Deans (1824-1877), native of Scotland; and wife, Ellen Geary (1833-1917), native of Ireland. He was a bookkeeper with Edward Kidder & Sons, lumber dealers. After his death she ran a boarding house....
    • John Golden

    • Golden, John, 1941 ; Folk singers; Storytellers
    • Photograph of John Golden posed in a tree. John Golden (1941- ) is an accomplished local folk singer and story teller who writes many of his own songs to share the history of coastal North Carolina. He was born and raised in south Florida, and...

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