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    • Isaac Bear School - Market Street, 1200 block.

    • Isaac Bear School, Schools, Market Street, Wilmington College
    • Built in 1912, the structure was an elementary school until the mid-1940s. The building was erected with funds donated by Samuel Bear (ca. 1854-1916) in memory of his brother, Isaac Bear (1852-1911). It became the first home of Wilmington College...
    • Hilton Park.

    • Hilton Park, Christmas Tree
    • On the north side of Wilmington, the World's Largest Living Christmas Tree, photographed in the snow. For many years, Wilmington's community Christmas tree was erected at the entrance to City Hall on Third Street. In the fall of 1928, James E. L....
    • Fifth Avenue Methodist Church

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    • Neo-Gothic style church built for congregation organized in 1847 to serve residents in the southern section of the city. This building, which replaced an earlier wooden structure, was dedicated on September 26, 1890. The education building, erected...
    • Thomas Henry Wright Building

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    • Original portion of building erected as rental property for Thomas Henry Wright (1800-1866), physician, merchant, and President of the Bank of Cape Fear. Property remained in Wright family until 1957. Facade altered in 1915 by Henry E. Bonitz,...
    • Fourth and Market streets, intersection.

    • Fourth Street, Market Street, First Baptist Church, Temple of Israel, Churches, Wilmington Light Infantry, Armory
    • The Harnett Obelisk (center), just east of the center of the intersection of Market and Fourth streets, was erected by the North Carolina Society of the Colonial Dames in 1906, to the colonial heroes of the Lower Cape Fear, including Cornelius...
    • George R. French House

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    • Erected by George Reade French (1802-1889), boots and shoes merchant, as his family residence. He was president of Bank of Wilmington. House remained in family until 1918, when bought
    • Fort Fisher.

    • Fort Fisher, Battle Acre, Monument, Daughters of the Confederacy, Confederacy, Civil War
    • "Battle Acre," with flag and monument, erected by the United Daughters of Confederacy. A Confederate stronghold, Fort Fisher is located about twenty miles from Wilmington on the tip of the Federal Point peninsula. The fort protected the Port of...
    • Confederate Monument

    • historical landmarks, courthouses, Pender County, NC
    • A landmark--Pender County's handsome courthouse is a backdrop for the monument recognizing the county's Confederate soldiers. The medallion identifies Major General William D. Pender, for whom the county was named. The monument was erected by the...
    • Bradley-Green Building

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    • Commercial building erected for George H. Bradley (1805-1880), native of New Haven, CT, boot and shoe merchant, after devastating fire of 1840 that destroyed much of block. From 1910 to 1963 this was the location of Greens Drug Store, operated by...
    • Fort Fisher.

    • Fort Fisher, Historic Marker
    • Fort Fisher Beach and Hotel CafĂ© building. Note erosion. Written on the original photo: "Three years ago the rear end of this building stood at the point of this stake." (Stake marked with x) A Confederate stronghold, Fort Fisher is located about...
    • George Davis

    • Confederate States of America; Lawyers
    • Portrait of George Davis. George Davis (1820-1896) was born in Porter's Neck, NC. He established a law practice in Wilmington, NC and served as one of the delegates to the Peace Congress in Washington preceding the Civil War. When the Confederate...
    • Seashore Hotel

    • Seashore Hotel, Wrightsville Beach, Fire
    • Another scene after the fire and destruction of the Seashore Hotel, Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, on 26 June 1919. According to Beverly Tetterton, Wilmington: Lost But Not Forgotten (pages 178-179), a new three-story hotel was erected on the...

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