Feast of Pirates, Parade, N. Third Street, City Hall, Thalian Hall
“Stamp Defiance, 1766" float in Feast of Pirates parade in front of a reviewing stand at City Hall in 1928.
Thirteen young Wilmington girls were waiting to ride the float, each representing an American Colony.
Cape Fear River, Waterfront, Champion Compress, Sprunt, Cotton, Shipping, Boats
This b&w image features two photographs of ships anchored in front of the Champion Cotton Compress in 1875 and 1912 taken from The City of Wilmington, The Metropolis and Port of North Carolina, Its Advantages and Interests.
Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, guest houses, historic buildings, downtown,
An old building at 7 S. 2nd St.( an original brick street) near the corner of Market and 2nd Streets is the proposed site of a bed & breakfast. Today this site contains Courtyard Developers, which has "Diamond Feed Store" painted on front of...
This divided back postcard features a handcolored photograph capturing a woman dressed in a bathing suit posing among other beachgoers in front of the Steel Pier at the Seashore Hotel at Wrightsville Beach.
Government Wharf, Custom House, U.S.S Constitution, Frigate
During her eight day stay, over 42,000 children and adults from all over North Carolina visited the famous ship. The three-masted frigate was commissioned in 1798 and participated in the War with Tripoli in 1803-1804. She was also a veteran of the...
Chesnut Street, Cape Fear Hotel, Wilmington Morning Star
"State Champions" in a truck in front of the Wilmington Morning Star's offices in the 100 block of Chestnut Street, with the Cape Fear Hotel in the background.
This could possibly be one of the championship teams of New Hanover High School, which...
van Eeden, Frederik, 1860-1932; Colonists; Agriculture
Photograph of a family standing in front of one of the homes constructed for colonists at the Van Eeden farm colony.
The Van Eeden Colony was established in 1909, following the work of Dr. Frederik van Eeden and Hugh MacRae to purchase land in...
Italianate style commercial structure built for Abram David (1844-1914), native of Gimsheim, Germany, dry goods merchant specializing in mens clothing. From 1909 to 1958 operated as various mens shops. Facades restored in 1983.
Addison Hewlett, Jr. standing in front of the University of North Carolina Wilmington dormitory that bears his name.
George Addison Hewlett, Jr. (1912-1989) was a prominent North Carolina politician and attorney. Born in Wilmington, NC, he went...