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    • Orton Plantation.

    • Orton Plantation, Brunswick County
    • A central portion of the mansion at Orton Plantation in Brunswick County on the west bank of the Cape Fear River dates from 1725 and was built by "King" Roger Moore (ca. 1694-1751). It remained in the Moore family for three generations. Other...
    • Orton Plantation - House and gardens.

    • Orton Plantation, Brunswick County
    • A central portion of the mansion at Orton Plantation in Brunswick County on the west bank of the Cape Fear River dates from 1725 and was built by "King" Roger Moore (ca. 1694-1751). It remained in the Moore family for three generations. Other...
    • Orton Plantation - Graveyard.

    • Orton Plantation, Cemeteries, Brunswick County
    • Tomb of "King" Roger Moore (ca. 1694-1751), who was the original owner of the plantation and built the older part of Orton Mansion in 1725. He was the younger brother of Maurice Moore, founder of Brunswick Town.
    • Orton Hotel Fire

    • hotels, Orton Hotel, fires
    • Orton Hotel in downtown Wilmington, N.C. was built by Colonel Kenneth Murchison in 1888 and named for his plantation in Brunswick County. The building was destroyed in a fire on January 21, 1949.
    • Chestnut Street - 100 block.

    • Orton, Post Office, Post Office Park, Murchison Building, Cape Fear Club, Cape Fear Hotel, N. Front Street, Chestnut Street
    • The photo shows (from left), the Orton Hotel (on Front Street), the back of the Post Office and Post Office Park, the Murchison Building and the Cape Fear Hotel. The columns at right are those of the Cape Fear Club building. In 1888, Colonel...
    • Orton Plantation - Graveyard.

    • Orton Plantation, Cemeteries, Brunswick County
    • A central portion of the mansion at Orton Plantation in Brunswick County on the west bank of the Cape Fear River dates from 1725 and was built by "King" Roger Moore (ca. 1694-1751). It remained in the Moore family for three generations. Other...
    • Orton Plantation, Brunswick County, NC.

    • Orton Plantation, Brunswick County
    • A central portion of the mansion at Orton Plantation in Brunswick County on the west bank of the Cape Fear River dates from 1725 and was built by "King" Roger Moore (ca. 1694-1751). It remained in the Moore family for three generations. Other...
    • Orton Plantation - Mansion - Panoramic shot.

    • Orton Plantation, Brunswick County
    • A central portion of the mansion at Orton Plantation in Brunswick County on the west bank of the Cape Fear River dates from 1725 and was built by "King" Roger Moore (ca. 1694-1751). It remained in the Moore family for three generations. Other...
    • Orton Plantation, Brunswick County, NC.

    • Orton Plantation, Brunswick County
    • A central portion of the mansion at Orton Plantation in Brunswick County on the west bank of the Cape Fear River dates from 1725 and was built by "King" Roger Moore (ca. 1694-1751). It remained in the Moore family for three generations. Other...
    • Orton Plantation - Mansion.

    • Orton Plantation, Brunswick County
    • A central portion of the mansion at Orton Plantation in Brunswick County on the west bank of the Cape Fear River dates from 1725 and was built by "King" Roger Moore (ca. 1694-1751). It remained in the Moore family for three generations. Other...
    • Unknown Woman at Orton Plantation

    • Orton Plantation
    • Helen Lovering's shadow can be seen taking the photograph of this unknown woman in front of a treet at Orton Plantation. Although born in Hawthorne, New Jersey, Helen had strong family ties to Wilmington and lived there for most of her adult...
    • Orton Hotel and the Royal Theater

    • hotels, Theaters, Businesses, New Hanover County, North Carolina, Antique automobiles, Bicycles
    • Photograph of the Orton Hotel and the Royal Theater in downtown Wilmington, N.C. The Orton Hotel was built by Colonel Kenneth Murchison in 1888 and named for his plantation in Brunswick County. The Royal Theater was one door down fron the hotel. ...
    • Orton Hotel

    • hotels, Orton Hotel, Murchison
    • Orton Hotel was built by Col. Kenneth M. Murchison in 1888. James Walker was the general contractor. In 1896 Col. Murchison leased the building to R.W. Wallace and Co. In 1900 the rooms were 2.50-3.50 per day. The hotel was destroyed by fire in...

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