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    • South Front Street - 400 block.

    • S. Front Street
    • The west side of the 400 block of South Front Street (Block 99) contains from left the Thomas H. Smith House (No. 420), the Meares-Bridgers-Kerchner House(No. 416), the Forshee-Sprunt House (No. 410) and the Governor Dudley Mansion (No. 400). The...
    • Martin S.  Willard Collection, 1810-1993

    • Willard, Martin Stevenson, -- 1858-1933; Willard, Martin Stevenson, -- 1858-1933. -- Correspondence; Carolina Insurance Comany -- History; North Carolina. -- Dept. of Insurance -- History; New Hanover County (N.C.). -- Board of Commissioners --...
    • This collection contains 35 boxes holding ledgers, correspondence, pamphlets, scrapbooks, newspapers, deeds, photographs, and insurance documents. Boxes 1-6 contain ledgers filled with correspondence from Willard’s insurance business. There are 16...
    • The Shackman (1)

    • Columbus County, North Carolina, rural, poor, disadvantaged
    • Henry Williams, known to people in Bolton as the Shackman, sits at the door of his little house which has no running water, electricity, or air conditioning/heating. He has just moved into a new trailor which is fully equipped.
    • Masonic Hall

    • 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...
    • Snipes-Taylor House

    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Elmer Burriss Snipes (1884-1949), native of South Carolina, Independent Ice Company salesman; and wife, Catherine “Kate” Estelle Bell (1884-1941). Purchased in 1933 by Robert Robinson Taylor (1868-1942);...
    • Henderson House

    • Sears Model No. 167 in the Neoclassical Revival style built for Thomas Agostini Henderson (1889-1942), clerk of Superior Court; and wife, Mary Copeland (1888-1961), native of Ramseur, NC, assistant secretary of the draft board.
    • St. Johns Lodge

    • Transitional Georgian-Federal style structure built for St. John's Lodge No. 1, Ancient Your Masons, and shared by Concord Chapter; Masonic mural (c. 1809) remains. Purchased in 1824 by Thomas W. Brown (1803-1872), silversmith and jeweler, who...
    • Ferdinand Duls House

    • Arts and Crafts cottage built as a wedding present for Ferdinand John Duls (1889-1959), shipping clerk with J.A. Taylor Wholesale Grocery; and wife, Lucille Wright Polvogt (1893-1959). He was an exalted ruler of Wilmington Lodge No. 532 Benevolent...
    • Howey-Wiard House

    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for use as rental property on land inherited by Urbana, Mary D., William M., and George Parker Howey who lived at No. 222. Remained in family until 1932. Purchased in 1955 by David Kyle Wiard (1904-1972),...
    • Guthrie House

    • Residence built for William Gaston Guthrie (1853-1897), laborer; and wife, Fannie E. Styron (1870-1930). They were natives of carteret County, NC. At the time of death he was a member of Orion Lodge No. 67, International Order of Odd Fellows.
    • Sprunt and Dudley Mansion

    • Dudley family, Sprunt family, Front St., Nun St., Governors, mansions
    • The stately mansion on the corner of Front and Nun streets has been the home of several prominent families. It is thought to have been constructed about 1825 by Governor Dudley (1789-1855). In 1836, he became the first popularly elected Governor of...
    • Daniel Howard House

    • Queen Anne style house built by Daniel H. Howard (1836-1909), carpenter, New Hanover County deputy sheriff and jailer; board member of the Wilmington, Wrightsville and Onslow Railroad, the Knights of Wise Men and Giblem Lodge No. 2, of the Free and...


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