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    • Blockade Runner Beach Resort

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    • 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...
    • Meadowlark Lemon House

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    • Queen Anne style house built as rental property by Erna C. Boesch (1864-1935), native of Hannover, Germany. Residence from 1946 to 1956 of Meadowlark George Lemon, Jr. (1913-1952), native of South Carolina and employee with Wilmington Waste Paper...
    • John D. Bellamy Building

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    • Commercial building constructed as rental property for John D. Bellamy, Jr. (1854-1942), attorney and U.S. congressman; and wife, Emma May Hargrove (1857-1944), native of Hibernia Plantation, Granville County, NC. Remained in family for forty-five...
    • New Hanover High School

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    • Newclassical Revival style school opened in 1922 with an enrollment of 840 students, the largest in North Carolina. Leslie N. Boney, architect, designed the wings, 1930; the Princess Street gymnasium, 1940; and Brogden Hall, 1954. Notable students...
    • Bridgers-Fulenwider House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Burke Haywood Bridgers (1881-1972), attorney; and wife, Helen Strange (1888-1953). At the time of death he was the oldest member of the Cape Fear Country Club where he designed the original 18 hole...
    • Bradley-Latimer Summer House

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    • Greek Revival style house built for Richard Bradley, Jr. (1811-1892), first commodore of the Carolina Yacht Club and partner in a Savannah lumber mill; and wife, Sarah Jane Williams (1815-1898). Purchased in 1855 by Zebulon Latimer (1810-1881),...
    • Page-Ward House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for William Oscar Page (1870-1953), native of Warsaw, NC; and wife, Bertha Ida Barber (1872-1951). He owned the Greenfield Milling Company. Purchased in 1940 by Marsden Bruce Ward, Jr. (1896-1977), marine...
    • Foster Burnett House

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    • Dutch Colonial Revival style house built for Foster Flavorial Burnett (1894-1945), physician, civic leader, and founder of Community Hospital; and wife, Gladys Eveline Gordon (1901-1928). Inherited by son, Foster Burnett, Jr. (1925- ); daughter,...
    • Cherry-Halterman House

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    • Dutch Colonial style house built for Luther H. Cherry, insurance agent; and wife, Hattie E. OHenry. Purchased in 1939 by William Kimry Stewart, Jr. (1910-1999), mortician. In 1968, sold to Lawton H. Halterman (1920- ), native of West Virginia...
    • Peterson & Rulfs Building

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    • Neoclassical Revival style building constructed for Peterson & Rulfs Shoe Company. Williama Canover Peterson (1861-1940), native of Duplin County, and John Frederick Rulfs, Jr. (1869-1953), retired from their shoe business in 1929. Building...
    • Sternberger-Small House

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    • Craftsman style bungalow built by Solomon Sternberger (1870-1945), dry goods merchant, for son, Julius Earl "Jinx" Sternberger (1897-1966), World War I veteran, realtor, director of Carolina Savings & Loan; and wife, Sadibel Simon (1904-1983),...
    • Gene Motley

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    • Gene Motley serving as guest speaker at the Sunny Point Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration, 597th U.S. Army Transportation Terminal Southport, NC. Gene Motley was the Sports Director at WWAY-TV3 in Wilmington, NC. He worked at the station...
    • Thomas C. Miller

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    • Cottage built for Thomas C. Miller (b. 1849), deputy sheriff, realtor and pawn broker. Inherited by son, Thomas Jr. (1874-1939), porter; and wife, Carlotta Harriss (b. 1866). Remained in family until 1947.
    • Charlie Henry, Jr.

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    • Newspaper clipping of photograph of Charlie Henry, Jr. Charlie Henry, Jr. (1941-2006) was born in Jacksonville, FL, and was married to Bertha Henry. Retired from the United States Army with the rank of Major, he was a life member of the Alpha Phi...
    • DeRosset-Farriss House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for William Lord DeRosset, Jr. (1861-1939), printer, local historian and author; and wife, Routh Pender (1865-1933), native of Tarboro, NC. Purchased in 1920 by William Tucker Farriss (1882-1931), baker and owner of...
    • Davis-Patteson Cottage

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    • Vernaclar style beach cottage built for Arnold Gates Davis (1848-1917), naturalist; and wife, Katherine W. Rowe (1854-1928), natives of New York. Purchased in 1945 by James S. Patteson, Jr. (1897-1977), cotton broker; and wife, Marie W. Rosebrock...
    • Willson-Powell House

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    • Built for William Alexander Willson, Jr. (1865-1949), accountant for American Railway Express; and wife, Mary Hart Morris (1874-1965). Purchased in 1918 by John F. Powell (1884-1948), native of Ireland; and wife, Dorothy Palmer (1893-1954)....
    • McCaig House

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    • Prairie style house built for William Dougal McCaig (1873-1951), native of Shamokin, PA, vice-president of Atlantic Coast Line Railroad; and wife, Henrie Walker (1883-1935), native of Brunswick county. Purchased in 1951 by John Charles Wessell,...
    • George R. French & Sons Building

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    • Wilmingtons first iron-front and steel-frame structure, built for George Reade French (1802-1889), native of Massachusetts, boot and shoe merchant. George R. French & Sons, established in 1822, was continued by William A. French (1835-1907) and...

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