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    • McGary-Worth House

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    • Probably constructed by James McGary (1816-1850), native of Fayetteville. Sold in 1850 to Owen D. Holmes (1824-1883), Brunswick County rice planter and magistrate. Purchased in 1854 by Thomas C. Worth (1817-1862), native of Randolph County, owner...
    • Larrington

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    • Greek Revival style house built for Diana Larrington (1804-1886) and her children. Moved north on lot and extended by Henry C. Bear (1878-1925), real estate developer, who owned the property from 1913 to 1918.
    • Wooster House

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    • Greek Revival style house built by John Wooster (1791-1869), native of Connecticut, dry goods merchant with Wooster, Anderson and Company; and wife, Lucy A. Wright (1801-1864). Inherited by son, Capt. John L. Wooster (1831-1885), attorney,...
    • Major James Reilly House

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    • Greek Revival style house built as investment property for William A. Wright (1807-1878), lawyer. Additions made in 1850 when purchased by Alexander McLennan (1820-1856), store clerk and native of Montgomery County. From 1874 to 1883 residence of...
    • 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...
    • Powell-Yopp House

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    • Greek Revival style house built for Robert Powell (1824-1862), carriage maker; and wife Sarah (1823-1888). Willed to Sarah E. H. Yopp (1829-1904). Craftsman style additions made by grandson, Alfred Harding Yopp (1876-1973), musician and owner of...
    • Ballard-Potter-Bellamy House

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    • Greek Revival style house built for Jethro Ballard (1802-1853), merchant and steam saw mill owner; and wife, Martha P. Nolan (b. 1816). Purchased in 1851 by Samuel R. Potter (1811-1856), planter; and wife, Marion Babcock (1825-1885), who added...
    • Capt. Joseph Price House

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    • Late Greek Revival style house built for Joseph W. Price (1835-1895), native of Duplin County; and wife, Lassie Jones (1846-1934). He served in the Pacific as a 2nd Lt. in the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service. During the Civil War he commanded the...
    • Thomas C. Craft House

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    • Greek Revival style house built for Thomas C. Craft (1847-1921), native of Rocky Mount, NC. Purchased as rental property in 1899 by Richard J. Jones (1822-1017), treasurer of Tidewater Power & Light Co. and secretary-treasurer of Oakdale Cemetery.
    • Gause-Bolles House

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    • Built by Samuel P. Gause (1818-1875), a Wilmington merchant. Sold in 1863 to John Van Sickle (1808-1869), tobacconist. After death of his widow Anna, in 1870, house sold at public auction to Mary McRee Walker Hill. In 1887, it passed to her heir,...
    • Steven Jewett House

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    • Greek Revival style house built for Stephen Jewett (1805-1862), native of Maine, cabinetmaker and cashier for the Bank of Wilmington; and wife, Lucy A. Bradley (1819-1898). Remained in family for forty-seven years. In 1989 saved for preservation...
    • Radcliffe House

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    • Greek Revival style house built for Elizabeth Radcliffe (1798-1862), widow of Timothy D. Radcliffe (1783-1843). Purchased as residence in 1863 by Herman H. Bloom (1827-1896), retail grocer; and wife Anna E. (1825-1886), natives of Germany. Rental...
    • Blaney-Crowley House

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    • Greek Revival style house built for John Blaney (b. 1820), painter; and wife, Elizabeth Steem (b. 1817). Purchased in 1911 by Jeremiah Stephen Crowley (1863-1958), Presbyterian minister, native of Cork County, Ireland; and wife, Edith Sidbury...
    • Runge-Fales House

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    • Greek Revival style house built for Gerhardt Henry William Runge (1828-1876), grocer and saloon keeper; and wife, Johanna H. Eckel (1836-1920), natives of Hannover, Germany. Purchased in 1922 by James Benjamin Franklin Fales (1859-1925), owner of...
    • Rush-Steljes Building

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    • Greek Revival style store with residence above, built for Antonio Rush (1814-1896), grocer; and wife, Emiline Louisa Silva (1830-1906), both of Portuguese descent. Owned by German born Diedrich Steljes (1833-1902), grocer; and wife, Mary Frances...
    • French-King House

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    • Greek Revival style house built for George Reade French (1802-1889), native of Fall River, MA, boot and shoe merchant; and wife, Sarah Caroline Weeks (1809-1867). Front section added in 1871 and Queen Anne style porch installed by 1895 when house...
    • John A. Taylor House

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    • Greek Revival style house built for John A. Taylor (1798-1873), native of New York, shipping and railroad industrialist, civic leader; and wife, Catherine M. Harriss (1806-1877). From 1893 to 1951 the building served as an armory for the Wilmington...
    • Wooster House

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    • Greek Revival style house built by John Wooster (1791-1869), native of Connecticut, dry goods merchant with Wooster, Anderson, and Company; and wife, Lucy A. Wright (1801-1864). Inherited by son, Capt. John L. Wooster (1821-1885), attorney,...
    • Orton Plantation

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    • The original one-and-one-half story plantation house was built for "King" Roger Moore (1694-1751), native of Goose Creek, SC and first permenant settler in the Lower Cape Fear region. Fredrick Jones Hill (1792-1861), physician, planter, and NC...

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