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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...
    • 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,...
    • 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.
    • 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 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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;...
    • 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...
    • Major William Arthur Snow

    • United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Wilmington District; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway; Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A.
    • Military photograph of Major William Arthur Snow in uniform. William Arthur Snow (1894-1940) was born in New York and was a graduate of the United States Military Academy and M.I.T. A decorated veteran of World War I, he served with the 2nd...
    • Meadowlark Lemon House

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    • Queen Anne style house built as rental property by Erna C. Boesch (1864-1935), native of Hannover, Germany. Residence from 1946 to 1956 of Meadowlark George Lemon, Jr. (1913-1952), native of South Carolina and employee with Wilmington Waste Paper...
    • Mahler House

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    • Craftsman style two family dwelling built for Carl Peter Barthold Mahler (1874-1956), real estate and rental agent, and wife Meta Brunjes (1868-1957), during their ownership of the DeRosset property to the west. Natives of Germany, they lived here...
    • Baptist Hill House

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    • A Baptist meeting house occupied this site as early as 1825. Front Street Baptist Church was constructed here in 1837 and served the congregation until 1866. Converted to residence when sold to John F. Stolter (1840-1903) and John M. Bremer...
    • Munds Drug Store

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    • Commercial building constructed as rental property for Solomon (1832-1904), Samuel (1837-1903) and Marcus (1843-1887) Bear, natives of Bavaria, Germany, and dry goods merchants. Remained in Bear family until 1985. James Dickinson Munds (1855-1893)...
    • Glameyer

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    • Italianate style house built for Henry A. Glameyer (1853-1886), grocer and liquor dealer; and wife, Beta Tietgen (1857-1952), natives of Germany. Their daughter, Wilhelmina Glameyer (1877-1923); and husband, J. Theodore Runge (1871-1929), also...

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