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    • Walter G. MacRae

    • Soldiers-- Confederate States of America; City council members; Sheriffs
    • Portrait of Walter MacRae. Walter G. MacRae (1841-1928) was born in Wilmington, NC. He was educated in private schools in Wilmington and attended Harvard University, where he received a degree in law. During the Civil War, he first enlisted in the...
    • Hugh MacRae

    • MacRae, Hugh, 1865-1951; Colonists; Businessmen
    • Photograph of Hugh MacRae. Hugh MacRae (1865-1951) was a local developer who did much to change the New Hanover County, NC landscape. A graduate of M.I.T., he worked as a mining engineer in his early career in western North Carolina. In 1895 he...
    • Captain Donald MacRae

    • MacRae, Donald, 1861-1928
    • Photograph of Donald MacRae probably taken some time in the spring of 1898 before going to Raleigh in April to train for the war. Donald MacRae (1861-1928) was a captain in the Second Regiment of the North Carolina Volunteers in the...
    • Tinga Nursery - Bulb Farm - Castle Hayne.

    • Tinga Nursery, Nursery, Bulb Farm, Castle Hayne, MacRae
    • A native of Sappmeer, Friesland, The Netherlands, Eelco Tinga (1882-1973) was one of the immigrants who Hugh MacRae brought to the Castle Hayne area. Located in northern New Hanover County, Castle Hayne was named for Captain Roger Haynes (died...
    • Agnes MacRae Morton

    • Grandfather Mountain Highland Games
    • Head shot of Agnes MacRae Morton. Agnes MacRae Morton (1897-1982) was born in Wilmington, NC. She was an active member of St. James Episcopal Church from the 1920s until she moved to Linville, NC in the 1960s. She is best known as the co-founder...
    • Herman Vogels Family

    • Colonists; Florist suppliers; Immigrants
    • Portrait of the Vogels Family. Herman Vogels was an educated Dutch businessman born in the Hague in 1868. He drew the attention of Hugh MacRae and Dr. Frederik van Eeden who were interested in starting a Dutch farm colony near Watha, NC. Vogels...
    • NCRPC01856

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching party of the SS Jeremiah Van Rensselaer on June 7, 1942, at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company in Wilmington, NC. Pictured as Miss Ages Morton, sponsor and grandaughter of Hugh MacRae, Director of North Carolina Shipbuilding Company;...
    • Donald MacRae House

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    • Shingle style house designed by James Brite (1864-1942) and Henry Bacon (1866-1924). A former resident, Bacon was the architect of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC. House built for Capt. Donald V. MacRae (1861-1928), Spanish-American War...
    • Castle Hayne - Flower Farm

    • Castle Hayne, Flower Farm, MacRae
    • Located in northern New Hanover County, Castle Hayne was named for Captain Roger Haynes (died before November, 1739), who owned a colonial plantation in the area. Around the turn of the twentieth century, Hugh MacRae (1865-1951), a local developer,...
    • Blueberry Farm - Huntington.

    • Blueberry Farm, Blueberries, Huntington
    • A native of Sappmeer, Friesland, The Netherlands, Eelco Tinga (1882-1973) was one of the immigrants who Hugh MacRae brought to the Castle Hayne area. Located in northern New Hanover County, Castle Hayne was named for Captain Roger Haynes (died...
    • Louis T. Moore and children

    • Moore, Louis Toomer, 1885-1961; Children; Photographers; Photography--Collections
    • Louis T. Moore and a large crowd of children sitting in a car on the southside of Market Street between Front and Second streets. Louis Toomer Moore (1885-1961) was a long-time Wilmington, NC promoter and photographer whose vast collection of...
    • Little Union School

    • Schoolgirls
    • Photograph of students at the Little Union School. Little Union School was located at the southwest corner of Nun and Fifth streets in Wilmington, NC. Miss Eliza Meares was the Principal. List of identified females: Back row, left to right:...
    • Castle Hayne Bulb Farm.

    • Castle Hayne, Hugh MacRae, Bulb Farm
    • Located in northern New Hanover County, Castle Haynes was named for Captain Roger Haynes (died before November, 1739), who owned a colonial plantation in the area. Around the turn of the twentieth century, Hugh MacRae (1865-1951), a local...
    • Wilmington Fire Department.

    • Wilmington Fire Department, Firefighters, S. Fourth Street, Dock Street
    • Firemen, who collected toys for Christmas, pose at the base of the fire tower at Fire Headquarters, Fourth and Dock streets. The roof of the Donald MacRae house can be seen at the left.
    • James Hilary Worthington

    • Artists; Art festivals
    • James Hilary Worthington at his home studio. James Hilary Worthington (1927-1997) was a big supporter of the arts in Wilmington, NC. He helped start the Wilmington Art Association, and was one of the founders of the Piney Woods Festival that was...
    • Wilmington Fire Department.

    • Wilmington Fire Department, Firefighters, S. Fourth Street, Dock Street
    • Firemen who collected 500 toys for needy children at Christmas, pose at the base of the fire tower at South Fourth and Dock streets. The Donald MacRae House is behind the wall at left.
    • A family at Van Eeden

    • van Eeden, Frederik, 1860-1932; Colonists; Agriculture
    • Photograph of a family standing in front of one of the homes constructed for colonists at the Van Eeden farm colony. The Van Eeden Colony was established in 1909, following the work of Dr. Frederik van Eeden and Hugh MacRae to purchase land in...
    • Municipal Golf Course - Pine Grove Drive.

    • Municipal Golf Course, Pine Grove Drive, Winter Park
    • In 1925, the Wilmington City Council acknowledged the growing popularity of golf and the need for a public golf course in the area. They hired distinguished golf architect, Donald Ross, to design links at Winter Park on land formerly owned by Hugh...

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