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    • Ahrens Store

    • Grocery Stores; Immigrants--Germany
    • Photograph of the store at 620 Market Street, built 1871. On the balcony is Benjamin and Adelheit Ahrens, and on the street is Eduard and Adolph Ahrens. The store functioned as a grocery, saloon, and ice house. Benjamin H. J. Ahrens (1844-1912)...
    • King-Dannenbaum House

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    • Prairie style house built for Joseph T. King (1871-1920), native of Bladen County, General Superintendent of Transpotation for Atalntic Coast Line Railroad; and wife, Hattie Mahn (1873-1940). Purchased in 1918 by Rosa Josephson (1860-1940), native...
    • Oakdale Cemetery.

    • Oakdale Cemetery, Cemeteries, Duls
    • Henry T. Duls family plot (Sec 0, Lot #11). Henry Duls (1862-1934) was a native of Paddewisch, Province of Hannover, Germany. He married Lillie A. Haar (1870-1945) in St. Paul's Lutheran Church in1896, who was a native of Worpswede, Hannover,...
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • Henry T. Duls House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for Henry Thedor Duls, Sr. (1862-1934), native of Paddewisch, Germany, retail grocer; and wife, Lille Adelaide Haar (1870-1945), native of Worpswede, Germany. Remained in family until 1967.
    • Adrian House

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    • Alrich Adrian (1834-1897); and wife, Christine Fraas (1850-1937), natives of Germany, built the Tuscan Villa style house in 1875. Adrian was a city alderman and co-owner of Adrian & Vollers, wholesale grocery. The Z.W. Whitehead family owned the...
    • Eilers House

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    • Italianate style house built for Herman B. Eilers (1817-1886), commission merchant, charter member of St. Pauls Lutheran Church; and wife, Mary Dorothea Adelaide Runge (1814-1891), natives of Germany. House remained in family for seventy-nine years.
    • Ahrens Building

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    • Neoclassical Revival style commercial building commissioned by Benjamin H.J. Ahrens (1844-1912), native of Germany, grocer, for sons Eduard (1876-1961), and Adolph G. (1882-1953), who operated Ahrens Brothers Wholesale Drug Company here for...
    • Fanning House

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    • Italianate style house built for Phineas Wines Fanning (1799-1880), native of Nantucket, MA; house, ship and sign painter, Grand Master of Masons in North Carolina from 1844 to 1846. Purchased in 1883 by Joseph Newman (1810-1887), native of...
    • Mahler Office

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    • Built as real estate office by Carl Peter Barthold Mahler (1874-1956), realtor, builder. Rented after c.1917 to a succession of small businesses. Mahler and wife. Meta Brunjes (1868-1957), natives of Hannover, Germany, lived in the deRosset house...
    • James J. Allen House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for James Joseph Allen (1874-1953), native of Michigan, commission merchant and wholesale grocer; and wife, Maria Banks (1878-1967). Purchased in 1912 by John Haar (1844-1921), Register of Deeds for 18 years;...
    • Fanning House

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    • Italianate style house built for Phineas Wines Fanning (1799-1880), native of Nantucket, MA; house, ship and sign painter, Grand Master of Masons in North Carolina from 1844 to 1846. Purchased in 1883 by Joseph Newman (1810-1887), native of Kingdom...
    • Altaffer House

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    • Italianate style house built by Gerard Morgan Altaffer (1829-1907), pattern maker, contractor and partner of Altaffer & Price, makers of sash, doors and blinds; and wife, Mary R. Harris (1835-1901). Purchased for rental property in 1883 by Henry...
    • Airlie Gardens - Swans on the pond.

    • Airlie Gardens, Swans
    • By 1910, Pembroke Jones (1858-1919) had acquired considerable acreage on the north shore of Bradley Creek. Jones was a wealthy man, who married Sadie Wharton Green (1859-1943). He named his property, "Airlie," after an English estate of the same...

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