Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, guest houses, historic buildings, downtown,
An old building at 7 S. 2nd St.( an original brick street) near the corner of Market and 2nd Streets is the proposed site of a bed & breakfast. Today this site contains Courtyard Developers, which has "Diamond Feed Store" painted on front of...
Painting by the Spanish artist, Pacheco (1571-1654).In September, 1747, Spanish privateers came up the Cape Fear River to Brunswick Town, which was then in New Hanover County. A group of citizens captured the vessels after a four day battle. The...
Chesnut Street, Cape Fear Hotel, Wilmington Morning Star
"State Champions" in a truck in front of the Wilmington Morning Star's offices in the 100 block of Chestnut Street, with the Cape Fear Hotel in the background.
This could possibly be one of the championship teams of New Hanover High School, which...
Ad Hoc Theater group in City Hall in Wilmington, N.C. From left to right on bottom row are Emily Young, Tom McGovern, and Chuck Tedder. On the top row are Wes Singletary, Lynette Ashby, and Chip Tayloe.
Cape Fear River, Waterfront, Downtown Wilmington, Custom House, Federal Building
This b&w photograph captures a view of the Cape Fear River and Wilmington's waterfront. Featured in the photograph are buildings belonging to the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, the Murchison building, and the Federal Building or Custom House.
Cape Fear River, Point Peter, Northeast Memorial Bridge
This b&w photograph, which originally appeared in the "Future Land Use Plan" for Wilmington, North Carolina, features an aerial view of the Cape Fear River and downtown Wilmington and includes both Point Peter and the Cape Fear River Bridge.
Photograph shows an aerial view of Dawson Street between 16th and 17th Streets in Wilmington, N.C. Can identify a Dairy Queen, a Kentucky Fried Chicken, and a Wachovia Bank. There are other businesses as well.
North Carolina, New Hanover County, highway 421, Atlantic, industry
This is the ocean intake for the Ethyl Dow Chemical Co. which closed in 1945. The plant took bromine out of the seawater to use in making anti-knock gasoline. Years later the LaQue Center set up their corrosion testing operation at this location...
North Carolina, New Hanover County, Rowan County, boats, waterways, Intracoastal, marshes, beaches
Hoover Lingle, left, and his wife Carolyn ply the shallow waters of a marshy area near Carolina Beach Inlet in their 400 horse power air boat, which they use for fishing. The couple lives in Salisbury and own a cottage at Carolina Beach.