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    • Bridgers-Townes House

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    • One of two identical shingle style houses built as investment property for Eliza Eagles Haywood Bridgers (1857-1932). Purchased in 1919 by William Armistead Townes (1870-1942), attorney for Atlantic Coast Line Railroad; and wife, Louise Rutland...
    • North Front Street - 200 block.

    • N. Front Street, Murchison, Chestnut Street
    • Chestnut Street - 100 block - north side The main buildings are (from left) the first floor of the Murchison Building, (built 1913/1914); the Murchison National Bank-Acme Building (1902) and the tall building to the left, the Cape Fear Hotel...
    • Bridgers-Watters House

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    • One of two identical shingle style houses as investment property for Eliza Eagles Haywood Bridgers (1857-1932). Purchased in 1919 by Annie Eloise Dawson Watters (1860-1950), native of Dublin, Ireland. Remained in family for forty-two years.
    • Portrait of Susan Kidder Meares

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    • Portrait of Susan Kidder Meares in a white dress with the caption, “I have come to bring you an Easter Greeting” written on the bottom. Meares (1870-1955) was the daughter of Wilmington resident Walker Meares. She married Theodore P. Lovering...
    • Davis-Warshauer House

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    • Bungalow built as investment property for Dewey Hobson Davis of D.H. Furniture; and wife, Madeline Malbrant Poulifiant, native of France. Purchased in 1938 by Clara Goldstein Warshauer (1895-1991); and husband, Max Warshauer (1880-1949), native of...
    • Joseph Hatch Hinton

    • Hotelkeepers; New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; City council members
    • Portrait of Joseph Hatch Hinton. Joseph Hatch Hinton (1870-1952) was born in Wilmington, NC. He attended public school in New Hanover County and began working at age 16. He became Chief Clerk at the Purcell Hotel in 1889, and soon afterwards...
    • McNeal-Applewhite House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built as investment property for Joseph George McNeal (1845-1919), native of Delaware, president of Garysburg Manufacturing Company of Burgaw, NC. Purchased in 1925 by William Parnell Applewhite (1888-1964),...
    • Wiggins House

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    • Queen Anne style house built as investment property for siblings Octavius Augustus Wiggins (1879-1934), foreman for Hilton Lumber Company; Elizabeth Wiggins Price (1873-1965), wife of Dr. Richard Jones Price; Mary Wiggins Davis (1882-1959), wife of...
    • Maurice Hamilton Vaughan

    • Veterans of World War II of the U.S.A.
    • Photograph of Maurice Hamilton Vaughan. Maurice Hamilton Vaughan (1912-2004) was born in Richmond Virginia. Vaughan was a commander in the U.S. Army during World War II and worked in the chemical and paper industries. In the 1950s, he established...
    • Major James Reilly House

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    • 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...
    • Harper-Hundley House

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    • Queen Anne style house built as investment property for John Allan Taylor (1862-1957), wholesale grocer. Purchased in 1905 by Capt. James Thomas Harper (1843-1915), operator of a tow boat business between Wilmington and Southport and part-owner of...
    • Cumming-Quelch-Baker House

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    • Queen Anne style cottage built as investment property for Preston Cumming (1843-1914), saw and planing mill owner. Purchased in 1910 by John Peele Quelch (1871-1918), native of Durham, England, officer of Chadbourn Lumber Co.; and wife, Mary Ganzer...
    • Warren Building

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    • Commercial building constructed as investment property by Richard F. Warren (1865-1933), proprietor of Warren's Steam Bakery. Occupied by various businesses including grocery, funeral home, dentist, funiture store, auto repair, gunsmith and...
    • Barker-O'Connor House

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    • Queen Anne style house built as investment property for E. Gerry Barker (1850-1933), native of Onondaga County, NY, commission merchant; and wife, Alice M. Schonwald (1850-1932). Purchased in 1904 by Major Daniel O'Connor (1834-1925); and wife,...
    • Fisher House

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    • Bungalow built as investment property for W.P. McGlaughon. Purchased in 1924 by Hervey Taylor Fisher (1883-1931), native of Fayetteville, NC, and auditor for the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad; and wife, Lula Suggs (1885-1968), native of Kinston, NC....
    • Foy-Taylor House

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    • Craftsman style bungalow built as investment property for Newton Fisher (1889-1951). Purchased in 1923 by Norwood Leslie Foy (1891-1990), native of Scotts Hill, NC, partner in Foy-Roe & Company, retail clothing; and wife, Elizabeth Southerland...
    • Nathan Cottage

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    • Neoclassical Revival style cottage built as investment property for Aaron A. Nathan (1851-1920), native of columbia, South Carolina; and wife, Jeanette Schloss (1858-1929), native of Warrenton, North Carolina. He was a real estate investor and...
    • Harrison-Norden House

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    • Colonial Revival style house built as investment property for Thomas Wesley Harrison (1878-1955), president of A. D. Brown & Co., dry goods. Purchased in 1939 by Eric Norden (1869-1946), native of Sweden, civil engineer and map maker; and wife,...
    • Finberg-Monds House

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    • Bungalow built as investment property. Residence of Louis B. Finberg (1902-1992), harbor master and vice-president of Heide Warehouse Co.; and wife, Florence Chadwick (1902-1966). Purchased in 1953 by John Monds (1921-1987), inspector with...
    • Louis J. Poisson House

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    • Late Italianate style house built for Louis J. Poisson (1860-1891), real estate broker; and wife, Mary Allen (1866-1960), native of Brockville, Ontario, Canada. From 1905 to 1916, the home of Brooke Gwathmey Empie, attorney, state senator and...

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