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    • Hinton House

    • Mission style house built for Joseph Hatch Hinton (1870-1952), and wife, Camille Pennington (1876-1950), native of Tarboro, NC. He was the owner and manager of the Orton Hotel from 1906 to 1936; a stockholder of Seashore and Oceanic hotels at...
    • McCord House

    • Craftsman style bungalow built for William H. Johnston, watchmaker; and wife, agnes. One year later sold to McCamey Wilson McCord (1881-1936), native of Paw Creek, NC, operator of Orton Hotel barber shop; and wife, Sarah Hollis (1892-1991),...
    • The Glenn

    • Hotel designed by owner and manager Mrs. W. R. Yopp, (E. Naomi Mintz-Yopp, 1891-1972), and built by contractor A. B. Yopp. After her death, the hotel has remained in the family and continues to be operated by daughter, E. Naomi Yopp. Many...
    • Hinton-Nixon House

    • Dutch Colonial Revival style house built for Edgar Latimer Hinton (1868-1936), businessman and owner of the Seashore Hotel at Wrightsville Beach; and wife, Mamie E. Lively (b. 1882), native of Birmingham, AL. From 1941 to 1991 owned by Nixon...
    • Orton Billard & Pool Rooms

    • Basement is the only surviving section of Orton Hotel which was built in 1886 for Col. Kenneth Murchison (1831-1906). Billiard and pool rooms, steam laundry, bakery, and bar room installed during the 1888 enlargement by W. A. Bryan, proprietor....
    • Blockade Runner Beach Resort

    • Originally called The Blockade Runner Motor Hotel, the 120-room building was constructed for Lawrence Lewis, Jr. (1918-1995), native of Wilmington, resort developer, founder of Flagler College and preservationist. Named for the blockade-running...
    • Hotel Cape Fear

    • Neoclassical Revival hotel, typical of many hostelries built during boom period of automobile and rail travel in America following World War I. Amenities included spacious lobby, ladies’ parlor, ballroom, dining room, coffee shop and barber shop,...
    • Victoria Lofton

    • African American women--North Carolina
    • black and white photograph of Victoria Lofton. Victoria Lofton (nee Williams) (1883-1949) was a very active member of the Wilmington black community. She led the local branch of the United Order of Tents, a mutual aid society for the black...
    • Azalea Festival and Queens\03082

    • Azalea Festival
    • A marching band participates in the Azalea Festival Parade. Date not listed, but appears to be around 1960. Also pictured are businesses on North Front Street including: Brunswick Hotel, Roxy Cafe, Sears, Firestone, Sutton Council Furniture, and...
    • Azalea Festival and Queens\03083

    • Azalea Festival
    • A marching band participates in the Azalea Festival Parade. Date not listed on black and white photograph, but appears to be from 1960. Also pictured is a large group of people lined up to watch parade on North Front Street in front of the...
    • Azalea Festival and Queens\03084

    • Azalea Festival
    • A marching band makes its way down North Front Street during the Azalea Festival Parade. Date not listed, but appears to be around 1960. Pictured on the left are businesses including: Brunswick Hotel, Roxy Cafe, Sears, Firestone, Sutton Council...
    • Cape Fear Hotel Barber Shop

    • barbering, shops, New Hanover County, businesses
    • C. Donald Zearfoss reads a newspaper as Larry Colvin cuts his hair at the Cape Fear Hotel Barber Shop on 2nd Street in downtown Wilmington, N.C. Zearfoss has been getting his hair cut by Colvin for 12 years.
    • Steel Pier at Seashore Hotel

    • beaches, hotels, boardwalks, Wrightsville Beach, Seashore Hotel
    • Shows the Steel Pier with a group of men looking over the railing into the Atlantic. The pier was built in 1910, was 700 feet long, and had a pavilion and an observation deck and was connected to the Seashore Hotel. The pier was badly damaged by...


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