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    • Anna Strauss Dudley

    • Dudley, Anna Strauss, 1855-1882
    • Portrait of Anna Dudley. Anna Strauss Dudley (1855-1882) was the wife of John London Dudley. They were married February 16, 1875, at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church. They were the parents of Mary Khrone Dudley Roberts, whose family papers...
    • Atkinson-Stevenson House

    • Italianate style house built for John Wilder Atkinson (1830-1910), native of Lunenburg County, VA, Confederate veteran, insurance agent and New Hanover County commissioner; and wife Eliza Bland Mayo (1832-1880). Enlarged when purchased in 1895 by...
    • Baptist Hill House

    • A Baptist meeting house occupied this site as early as 1825. Front Street Baptist Church was constructed here in 1837 and served the congregation until 1866. Converted to residence when sold to John F. Stolter (1840-1903) and John M. Bremer...
    • Barbara Jo Lineberger

    • YWCA
    • Photograph of Barbara Jo Lineberger with John Denver, the puppet she created, during a class on puppeteering at the YWCA. Barbara Jo Lineberger (1938- ) was born in Lincoln, NC. She attended Guilford College in Greensboro, where she studied...
    • Bass-Oliver House

    • Colonial Revival house built for John Mangum Bass (1878-1949), native of Magnolia, NC, roadway timekeeper and accountant for Atlantic Coast Line Railroad. Purchased in 1923 by Virginia Taylor Oliver (1894-1985), homemaker. Remained in family for...
    • Beaux-Arts Ball

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, parties, museums, feathers, buildings, organizations, costumes, masks, prizes
    • Sam Garner wearing a mask (left) and Kitty Fitzgibbon admire each other's plumage and jewels during the Beaux-Arts Ball held at the Scottish Rite Temple. The ball is a fund raiser for St. John's Museum of Art.
    • Bellamy Mansion

    • Classical style house built by slaves and free black artisans, for John Dillard Bellamy (1817-1896), physician, planter, and business leader; and wife, Eliza McIlhenny Harriss (1821-1907). After the fall of Fort Fisher, in 1865, commandeered as...
    • Bellamy Mansion and Kenan Fountain

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, John D. Bellamy, tourist attractions, historical sites, antebellum architecture, gifts,
    • Picture taken at the corner of 5th and Market St on the Carolina Apts. side. The Kenan Plaza Fountain,in the intersection of 5th & Market St., was given to the city by William Rand Kenan Jr. in 1921. The Bellamy Mansion sits in the background...
    • Bellamy Mansion Negro House

    • In Wilmington, when this building was constructed, slave quarters were often termed ‘Negro houses’. This Italianate Style dependency is a rare, intact example of an urban slave dwelling and includes sleeping quarters, laundry room, and privies....
    • Bellamy Mansion Tours (2)

    • W@ilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, 5th and Market, antebellum architecture, Union headquarters, Civil War, Freedmen's Bureau, slaves, John D. Bellamy
    • Hundreds of people line-up down the sidewalk on Market St., between 4th and 5th streets for their turn to enter the Bellamy Mansion for the free tours offered by the Historic Preservation Foundation of N.C.. Architectural historian Ed Turberg was...
    • Bellamy Mansion Tours (3)

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, Historic district, historical houses, John D. Bellamy, slave quarters, museum, tourist attraction, antebellum architecture, tours
    • Photograph of the front of the Bellamy Mansion taken from across Market St. near the corner of 5th and Market St. House needs painting and repair work. A sign that says "Bellamy Mansion 1859 open" is attached to one of the large white colums near...


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