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    • Fort Fisher.

    • Fort Fisher, Federal Point, Beach, Civil War
    • Federal Point landscape. 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 Wilmington, which was the last port to be captured by Union...
    • Federal Point.

    • Fort Fisher, Civil War, Federal Point, Battery Buchanan, The Rocks
    • "Battery Buchanan" and "The Rocks," below Fort Fisher. 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 Wilmington, which was the last...
    • Federal Point - Fort Fisher.

    • Fort Fisher, Federal Point, Blackjack Oaks
    • Landscape with blackjack oaks. Area near the Cape Fear River. 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 Wilmington, which was the...
    • Federal Point - Fort Fisher.

    • Fort Fisher, Federal Point, Blackjack Oaks
    • Landscape with blackjack oaks. Area near the Cape Fear River. 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 Wilmington, which was the...
    • Intracoastal waterway near Wrightsville Beach.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Intracoastal Waterway,
    • The idea of a national intracoastal waterway system from Maine to the tip of Florida was conceived as early as the late eighteenth century. Several portions were built, with the first link - the Dismal Swamp Canal - being completed in 1805. Other...
    • Fountain at Federal Building

    • Cape Fear River, Waterfront, Custom House, Federal Building
    • This photograph captures a view of the fountain located at the Custom House (later the Federal Building) located between Market and Princess streets on Water Street. Behind the fountain is an unknown vessel anchored on the Cape Fear River.
    • Ethyl-Dow Chemical Plant - Federal Point.

    • Ethyl-Dow, Chemical Plant, Federal Point, Bromine
    • Built in 1934, the chemical plant was located on Dow Road, which follows the eastern bank of the Cape Fear River on the Federal Point peninsula. The company was a bromine extraction plant, the only facility of its kind in the nation and supplied a...
    • Ethyl-Dow Chemical Plant

    • Ethyl-Dow, Chemical Plant, Federal Point, Bromine
    • Ethyl-Dow Chemical Plant on the Federal Point peninsula in the early stages of construction, ca. 1932/33. Built in 1934, the chemical plant was located on Dow Road, which follows the eastern bank of the Cape Fear River on the Federal Point...
    • Fort Fisher Highway, near Kure Beach.

    • Fort Fisher, Federal Point, Highway, Kure Beach
    • Fort Fisher Beach and Hotel Café 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...
    • Oakdale Cemetery - Monument of Henry Bacon.

    • Oakdale Cemetery, Cemeteries, Graves, Henry Bacon
    • Monument is to Henry Bacon (1866-1924), who spent his childhood in Wilmington while his father, Henry Bacon, Sr. (1822-1891), was the chief engineer for the "Rocks", a Federal navigation project (begun in 1875) to close New Inlet near Federal...
    • Cassidey-Harper House

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    • Built as family residence by James Cassidey (1792-1866), native of Salisbury, MA, who with his sons operated an extensive shipyard and marine railway at river below house. Confederate ironclad RALEIGH was constructed there. His daughter, Anne E....
    • Lazarus-Hill-Divine House

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    • Federal style house built for Aaron Lazarus (1777-1841), wealthy merchant and influential citizen. Purchased 1854 by Frederick J. Hill (1792-1861), physician, planter, and NC senator. Remodeled in Greek Revival and Italianate styles with entrance...
    • Wright-Murphy House

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    • Federal - Greek Revival style house built for William Augustus Wright (1807-1878), lawyer, General Attorney for Wilmington and Weldon Railroad and President of the Bank of Cape Fear; and wife, Eliza Ann Hill (1813-1895). From 1846 to 1889, the...
    • Chasten House

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    • Federal style hall-and-parlor house with double piazzas moved to this location and rear shed porch added c. 1850. One-story building added to east side c. 1870. By 1883, residence of Rufus H. Chasten (1862-1897), turpentine inspector and weigher;...

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