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    • James H. McKoy

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    • James H. McKoy James Hassel McKoy (1901-1964) was born in Wilmington and attended local schools. He was the producer/director of Paramount' s musical dramatic units in New York City, and achieved an international reputation for his staging of...
    • John Hall House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for John Hall (1879-1983) of Hall & Pearsall, Inc., wholesale grocers and importers; and wife, Ktherine Hoke (1886-1968), native of Lincolnton, NC. House remained in family until 1973. Moved from 6 South Ninth...
    • Marshall-Chasten House

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    • Built for Thomas Marshall and for twenty years residence of Zeno H. Green. Purchased by James R. Chasten in 1885. Named Shubert Hall by Miss Susan McCann Chasten (Miss Connie), musician and teacher.
    • Love-Morrison House

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    • Italianate style house built for John D. Love (1818-1877), merchant. Purchased in 1874 by Major Thomas Hall McKoy (1837-1902), Confederate officer, cotton buyer; and wife, Margaret Young Anderson (1847-1917). Purchased in 1926 by Benjamin R....
    • 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...
    • McCaig House

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    • Prairie style house built for William Dougal McCaig (1873-1951), native of Shamokin, PA, vice-president of Atlantic Coast Line Railroad; and wife, Henrie Walker (1883-1935), native of Brunswick county. Purchased in 1951 by John Charles Wessell,...
    • Alexander Hall House

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    • Queen Anne style house built c. 1897 for Alexander Hall (1874-1933), president of the Wilmington Grocery Company; and wife, Margaret Hargrave (1875-1961). According to family tradition, house was a wedding present from the grooms parents. Remained...
    • Giblem Lodge

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    • Wilmingtons first black Masonic lodge, founded in 1866. Built in late Greek Revival style by members of Giblem Lodge No. 2, Free and Accepted Prince Hall Masons. Served black community as cultural center, city market, and library. In 1875, site...
    • John Hall House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for John Hall (1879-1983) of Hall & Pearsall, Inc., wholesale grocers and importers; and wife, Katherine Hoke (1886-1968), native of Lincolnton, NC. House remained in family until 1973; moved from 6 South...
    • New Hanover High School

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    • Newclassical Revival style school opened in 1922 with an enrollment of 840 students, the largest in North Carolina. Leslie N. Boney, architect, designed the wings, 1930; the Princess Street gymnasium, 1940; and Brogden Hall, 1954. Notable students...
    • Sloan-Powers House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for Edward Dunn Sloan (1868-1929), bookkeeper with Hall & Pearsall, wholesale grocers; and wife, Margaret B. Satchwell. In 1900 sold to Kinchen J. Powers (1842-1902), physician; and wife, Emmaline Simpson (1853-1934),...
    • Sebrell House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for widow Lucy Waldo Sebrell (1851-1902), music teacher. Acquired in 1904 by daughter Ethel Pierce Sebrell (1884-1971); and husband, James M. "Doc" Hall (1878-1953), pharmacist, owner of Hall's Drug Store and widely...
    • Masonic Hall

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    • Third building constructed to house St.. Johns Lodge No. 1, A.F. & A.M. Until 1899 third floor used by several masonic lodges. Receptions held here for Henry Clay (1844), Daniel Webster (1847), and President James K. Polk (1849). Public Hall on...
    • Bonitz Building

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    • Neoclassical Revival style building designed by Henry E. Bonitz (1872-1921), native of Goldsboro, NC, to house his architectural firm, and the Royal Arcanum Hall lodge. Purchased in 1944 by Richard A. Shew (1905-1991), owner of Shew Realty Company;...
    • Hudson-Hall House

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    • Bungalow built for Edwin Courtney Hudson, Sr. (1893-1974), dispatcher for Atlantic Coast Line Railroad; and wife, Mamie Rix Best (1894-1960). In 1974, purchased by John Henry Hall (1920-1995), machinist with the North Carolina Equipment Company;...
    • Curtis-Foster House

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    • Italianate style house built for George T. Curtis (1823-1870), native of Virginia, engineer; and wife, Melvina Ann Medley (1829-1889). Purchased in 1890 by Flavel Wright Foster (1842-1902), native of Bradford County, PA, Union Army veteran, county...
    • U.S. Post Office & Federal Building

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    • Construction of the Colonial Revival style federal building provided employment during the Great Depression. W.P.A. artist, William F. Pfohl, painted the mural inside the lobby and W.P.A. sculptor, Thomas Lo Medico, created the eight bas reliefs...
    • Taylor-Hall House

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    • Dutch Colonial style house built as rental property for Walker Taylor, Sr. (1864-1937), insurance agent; and wife Rosa Lilly Cumming (1873-1946). Residence of Louis E. Hall (1877-1952), secretary-treasurer Hall & Pearsall, wholesale grocers and...
    • City Hall - Thalian Hall

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    • Italianate and Classical Revival style city hall and theater built for the citizens of Wilmington, the largest town in North Carolina at the time. One of the nations few surviving antebellum buildings constructed to serve as both governmental and...

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