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    • A.M. Wilson House

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    • Colonial Revival style house built as residence for Captain Alexander M. Wilson, Sr. (1851-1914); and wife, Ellen Nora Piver (1857-1911). At age 12, he enlisted in the Confederate Army and was engaged in the battle of Fort Fisher. He later became a...
    • Lucy M. Giles House

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    • Lucy Murchison Giles (1850-1913) inherited this property in 1867 from her father Joshua Grainger Wright, Jr. In 1896, the lot was divided for two Queen Anne style houses built for rental purposes by her husband, Clayton Giles (1844-1917). The...
    • Simmons-Horne House

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    • Craftsman style bungalow built for Ralph Lane Simmons (1900-1984), clerk with the American Railway Express Company; and wife, Meda Walton (1903-1986). Purchased in 1944 by Rufus T. Horne, Sr. (1894-1969), carpenter and building contractor; and...
    • Neil M. McEachern House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Neil Morris McEachern (1867-1929), partner in John S. McEachern Sons, purveyors of grain, hay and feed; and wife, Drusilla Roland Perry (1866-1942), native of Bladen County. In 1941, sold to Ruth Tyler...
    • Grace Church Sunday School Annex

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    • The only portion of Grace Methodist Church to survive the 1947 fire, was dedicated on January 14, 1917, during the tenure of the Reverend M. T. Plyler. Building committee members were R. C. Merritt, chairman, J. E. Willoughby, J. T. King, T. A....
    • Fennell-Croom House

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    • Built by former Confederate Army Captain, Owen J. Fennell (1832-1910) as his residence. He was a local merchant and Justice of the Peace. Purchased by M.F. Croom in 1892 and remodeled. Remained in family until 1931.
    • Fennell-Crump House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for Ellen Jackson Murphy (1849-1939), widow of Dallas M. Fennell (1848-1895), bookkeeper. Purchased in 1920 by Edward P. Crump (1862-1943), native of Alabama, chemical corporation superintendent; and wife, Cora B....
    • Manning-Toon House

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    • Built by Edward W. Manning, Commander of Steamer General Howard, as his residence. In 1872 sold for residence to Benjamin J. Cobb, M.D., who had office in separate building in northwest corner of front yard. Purchased in 1880 by William Pinckney...
    • Wright House, John M.

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    • Built by John Maffitt Wright (1869-1906); and wife, Josie Whittaker (1866-1940). Boyhood home of Thomas Henry Wright, (1904-1997), Bishop of The Diocese of East Carolina from 1945 to 1974. House remained in the Wright family until 1960.
    • Wessel-Harper House

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    • Built by Jacob Wessel (1814-1887). Later owned by Captain James Thomas Harper, 1895. Inherited by son, Charles T. Harper, M.D (1904-1913), also his daughter Mary Harper Darby (1913-1957). Preserved by the Housing Authority of the City of Wilmington...
    • Baldwin-Latimer-Jordan House

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    • Italianate style house built for Albert M. Baldwin (1845-1934), dentist; and wife, Bettie S. Mitchell (1847-1888). Enlarged and remodeled by Edward S. Latimer (1857-1901), attorney; and wife, Anne Huske (1860-1934). Hettie James Jordan (1869-1941)...
    • Shaw-Sellers House

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    • Craftsman style house built for Addie M. and Henry B. Shaw, clerk with the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad. Purchased in 1946 by Theodore Sellars (1902-1966), native of Duplin County, owner of Sellars & Greer, Inc., insurance and real estate; and...
    • Forshee-Sprunt House

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    • Italianate style house built for James M. Forshee, native of Philadelphia and partner in Kenan & Forshee, commission merchants; and wife, Sallie M. Extensively remodeled in 1920 by J. Laurence Sprunt (1866 - 1973), cotton broker; and wife, Annie...
    • Baptist Hill House

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    • 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...
    • Chestnutt House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for Junius M. Chestnutt (1854-1900), bookkeeper; and wife, Carrie Morisey (b. 1858). Purchased in 1945 by Ora Lee Derrick Johnstone (1901-1980), native of Crossville, Tennessee and nurse anesthetist.
    • 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...

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