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    • Ahrens Building

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    • Neoclassical Revival style commercial building commissioned by Benjamin H.J. Ahrens (1844-1912), native of Germany, grocer, for sons Eduard (1876-1961), and Adolph G. (1882-1953), who operated Ahrens Brothers Wholesale Drug Company here for...
    • James J. Allen House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for James Joseph Allen (1874-1953), native of Michigan, commission merchant and wholesale grocer; and wife, Marion Banks (1878-1967). Purchased in 1912 by John Haar (1844-1921), Register of Deeds for 18 years;...
    • Benton House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for William Fulton Benton (b.1884), meat cutter and grocer; and wife, Winnie S. (b. 1886). Owned by Weathers family from 1924 to 1979.
    • Bonitz Building

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    • Neoclassical Revival style building designed by Henry E. Bonitz (1872-1921), native of Goldsboro, NC, to house his architectural firm, and the Royal Arcanum Hall lodge. Purchased in 1944 by Richard A. Shew (1905-1991), owner of Shew Realty Company;...
    • Bridgers House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Elizabeth Eagles Haywood (1857-1932), widow of Preston L. Bridgers. Remained in Bridgers family until 1944. Headquarters of American Legion Post #10 from 1944 to 1972.
    • Burriss-Bunn House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Sylvester S. Burriss (1842-1918), carpenter and Confederate Veteran; and wife, Eliza Jane Hill (1852-1914). Purchased in 1919 by James Henry Bunn (1869-1955), cabinet maker; and wife, Nellie Taylor...
    • Henry Clay Bear House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Henry Clay Bear (1878-1925), realtor and secretary-treasurer of The Independent Ice Company; and wife, Lena Solomon (1882-1975), active in civic and charitable affairs.
    • William M. Creasy House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for William Murlin Creasy (1868-1939), native of Patrick County, VA, supervisor of joint facility accounts for Atlantic Coast Line Railroad; and wife, Gertrude Medernach Bagby (1871-1945), native of Kinston,...
    • Crocker-Spillman House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for N.J. Crocker, president of Buell-Crocker Lumber Company. Purchased in 1945 by John J. Spillman (1871-1951), commercial photographer, native of Yadkin County, NC; and wife, Lillian Snipes (1877-1959),...
    • Delgado School

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    • Originally a three-room Neoclassical Revival style school built for children living in the Delgado Cotton Mill village. In 1940, renamed for Washington Catlett (1852-1934), New Hanover County educator and administrator for fifty-seven years. The...
    • William Dick House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for William Alexander Dick (1859-1922), chief passenger clerk for Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, real estate developer; and wife, Nellie Draper (1868-1947). Headquarters of the Arab Shrine Club of Wilmington...
    • Fredrick W. Dick House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Frederick W. Dick (1875-1927), native of Lumberton, NC, president, Peoples Savings Bank; and wife, Betty Geer deRosset (1877-1980).
    • Dickinson House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built as rental property for Charles L. Dickinson (1877-1956), native of Beaufort, NC, insurance agent; and wife, Lillian Walker (1879-1904), native of Brunswick County, NC. This house is one of a pair of...
    • Eakins House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Ralph P. Eakins (1890-1937), salesman with Bluethenthal Company, dry goods, and Pullman Car Lines conductor; and wife, Ella Brady (1886-1955), city assistant librarian. House remained in family until 1958.
    • Captain John Harper House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Captain John W. Harper (1856-1917); and his bride, Ella C. Strupe (1878-1945). He was the owner of Wilmington and Southport Steamboat Company which operated the steamers Wilmington and Sylvan Grove. An...
    • Harper-Newbold House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Captain James Thomas Harper (1843-1915), steam tug operator, co-founder of Boney & Harper Milling Company and proprietor of Wilmington Steam Laundry; and wife, Annie Sophie Drew (1844-1913). House was a...
    • Holloway-Hunt House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Cammie Lord Holloway (1874-1960); and husband, Elisha Lambert Holloway (1869-1947), clerk at Angola Lumber Company. From 1910 to 1914, residence of Joseph Schad, contractor and builder, who constructed...
    • Howey-Wiard House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for use as rental property on land inherited by Urbana, Mary D., William M., and George Parker Howey who lived at No. 222. Remained in family until 1932. Purchased in 1955 by David Kyle Wiard (1904-1972),...
    • Coin-Rogers House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Elizabeth Whitehurst (1877-1948) and John Milton Coin (1877-1937), manager of Angola Lumber Co. Purchased in 1919 by Harry Edmund Rogers (1885-1969), native of Dayton, Ohio, attorney and dean of Wilmington...

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