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    • CFCC Boat-building Class

    • Boats, CFCC, Wilmington, NC
    • CFTI boat-building class-Ned Finnegan and Colleen McKenna, students, fasten strip to jig for Massachusetts Mass. Bay HUSTLER class sloop they will build. Instructor Bruce MacKenzie checks the alignment.
    • William Benjamin Gould and sons

    • African American Sailors
    • William B. Gould, seated, a veteran of the Civil War and his six sons, including three First Lieutenants, One Major in the Reserve, and two Privates. William Benjamin Gould was a contraband, a slave who escaped to behind Union lines during the...
    • 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...
    • Shawn Gallagher

    • Baseball; Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • Shawn Gallagher in a New Hanover High School uniform. Shawn Gallagher (1976- ) was a star baseball player at New Hanover High School in the early 1990s. He was drafted in the 5th round of the baseball draft in 1995 to the Texas Rangers, and...
    • Orton Plantation

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    • The original one-and-one-half story plantation house was built for "King" Roger Moore (1694-1751), native of Goose Creek, SC and first permenant settler in the Lower Cape Fear region. Fredrick Jones Hill (1792-1861), physician, planter, and NC...
    • Snipes-Taylor House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Elmer Burriss Snipes (1884-1949), native of South Carolina, Independent Ice Company salesman; and wife, Catherine “Kate” Estelle Bell (1884-1941). Purchased in 1933 by Robert Robinson Taylor...
    • Captain William Herbert Bixby

    • Bixby, William Herbert, 1849-1928; New Hanover County Public Library (Wilmington, N.C.); United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Wilmington District
    • Photograph of William Herbert Bixby. William Herbert Bixby was a native of Massachusetts, born in 1849. He was the first District Engineer in Wilmington, NC, a post he held from 1884-1891. As District Engineer, Bixby supervised all river and...
    • Robert Feaster Coleman, Jr.

    • Coleman, Robert Feaster, 1918-2009
    • Photograph of Robert Coleman sitting in his office. Robert Feaster Coleman Jr. was born in 1918 in Wilmington. He attended New Hanover High School and graduated from North Carolina State College, earning Bachelor's degrees in Civil Engineering and...

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