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    • Ballard-Potter-Bellamy House

    • 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...
    • Blaney-Crowley House

    • 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...
    • Thomas W. Brown House

    • Greek Revival style house built as rental property for Thomas W. Brown (1803-1872), native of New York, jeweler, watch maker, and silversmith; and wife, Sarah Elizabeth Beebe (1819-1898). Purchased in 1913 and moved from Walnut Street by James M....
    • Burns-Huggins House

    • Greek Revival style house built for Owen Burns. Sold in 1860 to Luke B. Huggins (1806-1884), grocer; and wife, Phoebe Newbold (1806-1882). Remained in family until 1976.
    • Burriss-Meier House

    • Late Greek Revival style cottage built by 1863, when Phineas W. Fanning sold the property to Thomas Edward Burriss (1838-1867), river pilot; and wife, Sarah Ann Wells (1839-1912), seamstress. Acquired through marriage in 1926 by Francis L. Meier...
    • Thomas C. Craft House

    • 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.
    • Deans-Maffitt House

    • Greek Revival style house built for James Irving Deans (1824-1877), native of Scotland; and wife, Ellen Geary (1833-1917), native of Ireland. He was a bookkeeper with Edward Kidder & Sons, lumber dealers. After his death she ran a boarding house....
    • Gause-Bolles House

    • 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,...
    • Orton Plantation

    • 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...
    • Hill House

    • Greek Revival style house built for William B. Hill (1840-1893), porter with the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad; and wife, Mary Jane Benton (1847-1917). Remained in family for 90 years.
    • Steven Jewett House

    • 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...
    • John A. Taylor House

    • 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...
    • deRosset House

    • Greek Revival style house built for Armand John deRosset (1808-1897), physician and merchant; and wife, Eliza Jane Lord (1812-1876). They added the northeast wing in 1854 and the Italianate cornice and conservatory in 1874. Purchased in 1882 by...
    • Larrington

    • 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.
    • McLaurin House

    • Late Greek Revival style coastal cottage, built as residence for John McLaurin (1832-1907); and wife, Catherine Blanks (1836-1902). McLaurin was a commission merchant and owner/editor of the North Carolina Presbyterian. Residence of daughter,...
    • McGary-Worth House

    • 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...
    • Major James Reilly House

    • 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...
    • Powell-Yopp House

    • 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...
    • Wilburn L. Trask House

    • Greek Revival style house built for Wilburn L. Trask (1836-1866), Wilmington & Weldon Railroad engineer; and wife, Sarah R. Pitman (1843-1883), native of Chatham County. In 1904 purchased as rental property by Charles D. Yarborough (1864-1948),...
    • Wooster House

    • 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,...


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