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    • Admiral Edwin Alexander Anderson

    • Anderson, Edwin Alexander, 1860-1933; Admirals--United States; World War, 1914-1918
    • Portrait of Admiral Edwin Alexander Anderson. Admiral Edwin Alexander Anderson (1860-1933) was born in Wilmington, NC. He went on to fight in the Spanish-American War in 1898 and was promoted by an Act of Congress for his extraordinary heroism. ...
    • Alfred Moore Waddell

    • Waddell, Alfred M. (Alfred Moore), 1834-1912; Legislators--United States
    • Portrait of Alfred Moore Waddell taken while he was the Mayor of Wilmington, NC. Alfred Moore Waddell (1834-1912) was born in Hillsborough, NC on September 16, 1834. After graduating from the University of North Carolina in 1853, Waddell was...
    • Allen House

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    • Colonial Revival style house built for Mitchell F. Allen (1873-1945), officer of Murchison National Bank;and wife, Marth Groff (1870-1913). Remained in family until 1944.
    • Andrew Howell Harriss, Jr.

    • Harriss, Andrew Howell, 1898-1998; Order of the Long Leaf Pine
    • Military photograph of Andrew Howell Harriss, Jr. in uniform. Andrew Harriss (1898-1998) was born in Wilmington, NC. He fought in World War I (with parental consent as he was only 16), and participated in five major engagements during his time...
    • Atkinson-Stevenson House

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    • 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...
    • Baseball at Hardee Field

    • New Hanover County, baseball teams
    • Megan St. Ledger stands at attention with her team mates during the national anthem before the Winter Park - Whiteville baseball game at Hardee Field in Wilmington. N.C. Megan is the bat girl, and her father, Jeep St. Ledger, is the coach.
    • Bertha Boykin Todd & Rosalind Moore Mosley

    • Todd, Bertha Boykin 1929- ; African American Women
    • Bertha Boykin Todd (r) and Rosalind Moore Mosley (l) at the dedication of the Bottle Chapel at Airlie Gardens. Bertha Boykin Todd (1929- ) is a native of Sampson County, NC as well as an author, educator and civil rights leader. She was the...
    • Bishop Herbert Bell Shaw

    • Shaw, Herbert Bell, 1908-1980; African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church; African Americans--North Carolina--Wilmington
    • Photograph of Bishop Shaw standing at the altar of an African Methodist Episcopal Zion (A.M.E.Z) church. Bishop Herbert Bell Shaw (1908-1985) was born in Wilmington, NC and received his early education from local public schools. He later...
    • Blue Laws (1)

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, Shopping, clothing stores, Sundays, laws
    • Sunday shoppers wait in line to check out at Wilmington's National Outlet on Kerr Ave.
    • Boney Family Architects

    • Architects--North Carolina-- Biography
    • Family photograph of the Boneys. From right to left: Leslie Norwood Boney, Sr., Leslie Boney, Jr., William Joseph Boney, Charles Hussey Boney, Paul Boney in front. Leslie Norwood Boney (1880-1964) was a well-known and respected architect in...
    • Brown Marsh Presbyterian Church

    • Bladen County, North carolina, African Americans, cemeteries, historical places, religious buildings
    • This is the oldest church in Bladen County, located 2 miles north of Clarkton. Built in 1818 out of cypress by Thomas Sheridan, a free black carpenter. It is an example of the plain meeting house style of Scots Presbyterians. It and the cemetery...
    • Burgwin-Wright House

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    • Georgian style house built on foundation of abandoned jail for John Burgwin (1731-1803), merchant and lawyer, Clerk of Court in Bladen and New Hanover counties, Clerk of NC Provincial Assembly, Secretary to Royal Governor Dobbs and Treasurer of...
    • Burruss-Poisson House

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    • Queen Anne style residence built for Edwin E. Burruss (1829-1887), founder and president of First National Bank of Wilmington and organizer of Clarendon Water Works Company; and wife, Elizabeth Northrop (1855-1887). Northern porch added c. 1912....
    • Cape Fear River.

    • Cape Fear River, Motorboat, Race, Four-Masted Vessel
    • A small motor boat participates in the National Outboard Motorboat Races on the River. A four-masted vessel is at anchor at right.

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