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    • Evans House

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    • Queen Anne style house built as investment property for Annie C. Evans (1868-1928); and husband, Daniel W. Evans (1864-1899), attorney, barber and Master of New Light Masonic Lodge. Purchased in 1918 by Francis Marion Foy (1855-1930), native 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...
    • Gooding-Lawton-Grant House

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    • Built by F.J. Gooding, superintendent of Hilton Lumber Co., as investment property. Sold in 1905 to Florence V. Lawton (1856-1924) who resided here with her sister, Anna Lawton Grant (1858-1942) and her husband, Richard H. Grant (1845-1912), master...
    • Struthers-Futrelle House

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    • Craftsman style bungalow built as investment property for William Struthers, Jr. (1880-1939), native of Camden, NJ, real estate developer; and wife, Mamie D. Morrrill (1882-1967). In 1926, purchased by W. Leon Futrelle (1892-1950), native of Mt....
    • 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...
    • Struthers-Futrelle House

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    • Craftsman style bungalow built as investment property for William Struthers, Jr. (1880-1939), native of Camden, NJ, real estate developer; and wife, Mamie D. Morrill (1882-1967). In 1926, purchased by W. Leon Futrelle (1892-1950), native of Mt....
    • 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...
    • Northrop House

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    • Queen Anne style house built as investment property for Robert Houston Northrop (1872-1949), lumber inspector for Northrop Lumber Co., and manager of J.G. Wright & Son relators and developers; and wife, Mary Wright (1874-1923).
    • Kahnweiler-Duls House

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    • Italianate style house built as investment for David Kahnweiler (1827-1899), dry goods merchant and inventor of cotton seed huller; and wife, Mina (b. 1840), natives of Bavaria. After successive owners it was purchased in 1904 as rental property by...
    • 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...
    • North Front Street, 200 block, east side.

    • N. Front Street, Chestnut Street, Murchison-Acme Building
    • At right on the corner of Front and Chestnut streets is the Murchison National Bank - Acme Building. The bank organized in March 1899, moved into the structure in 1902. Charles McMillen was the architect, with John H. Brunjes, the builder....
    • Reaves-Hayes House

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    • House built by William J. Reaves (1861-1917), builder and contractor, as investment property. Hubert Hayes (1895-1982); and wife, Margaret Spell (b. 1900) occupied house from 1934 to 1968. Hayes was a long time member of Wilmington Police...
    • J.O. Hinton House

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    • Neo-Classical Revival style house built as investment property for James Oscar Hinton (1873-1952), manager of City Laundry; and wife, Estelle Shepherd (1875-1960). The second story was added in the late 1920s during the ownership of the Rev....
    • 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...
    • J. Love Davis House

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    • Bungalow built as investment property for Frank DeVane (1898-1987), manager of the North Carolina Bank and Trust Company, and wife, Aline. C. (1903-1980). Purchased in 1932 by James Love Davis (1882-1958), owner of Davis Grocery;, and wife, Edna...
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • 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...

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