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    • Joseph McNeil

    • McNeil, Joseph (Jospeh Alfred), 1942- ; Civil rights demonstrations; North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
    • Joseph McNeil speaking as part of Black History Month at Williston Middle School. Joseph McNeil (1942- ) was born in Wilmington, NC, and graduated from Williston Senior High School in 1959. He then went to North Carolina A & T State University in...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Spot Nets in Pages Creek

    • North Carolina, New Hanover County, streams, saltwater, fishing, boating
    • Marion Harrell , standing at the end of an old wooden dock, switches nets off his boat (NC 872188) as 2 men walk among other boats on the other side of Pages Creek on Middle Sound.
    • George Kirby, Ben Chavis, and Angela Davis

    • Chavis, Ben, 1948- ; Kirby, George, ?-1997; Davis, Angela, 1944-
    • Photograph of George Kirby, Ben Chavis and Angela Davis, and unknown supporter. Ben Chavis (1948 - ) is originally from Oxford, North Carolina. He was a minister from the United Church of Christ's Commission for Racial Justice at the time of...
    • Oscar Pearsall

    • Merchants; City council members
    • Portrait of Oscar Pearsall. Oscar Pearsall (1849-1925) was born in Kenansville, NC. He was educated in the public schools of Kenansville and moved to Wilmington, NC in 1869 to take a clerk position. In 1874, Pearsall formed a partnership with B.F....
    • 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...
    • Intracoastal waterway near Wrightsville Beach.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Intracoastal Waterway,
    • The idea of a national intracoastal waterway system from Maine to the tip of Florida was conceived as early as the late eighteenth century. Several portions were built, with the first link - the Dismal Swamp Canal - being completed in 1805. Other...
    • 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...
    • Jonathan Cooper

    • Football; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • Jonathan Cooper as featured in the John T. Hoggard high school yearbook. Jonathan Javell Cooper (1990- ) was born in Wilmington, NC and attended John T. Hoggard High School. He played guard at Hoggard and was ranked 8th in the state and 21st...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Dr. John Walcott Kay

    • Doctors; African Americans
    • Dr. John Walcott Kay in a carriage. Dr. John Walcott Kay (1890-1927) was born in Weldon, NC, and received his medical degree from Shaw University in 1912. He practiced medicine in Wilmington, NC until his death in 1927. He is buried in Mount...
    • Rev. Sidney A. Locks, Jr.

    • North Carolina. General Assembly
    • Photograph of Rev. Sidney A. Locks, Jr. when he served in the 136th session of the N.C. General Assembly as a representative of Robeson County. Reverend Sidney A. Locks, Jr. (1949- ) was born in Opelousas, LA. He earned a Master's in Divinity...
    • Catherine, Eliza, and Alice deRosset

    • deRosset Family
    • Portrait of Catherine, Eliza, and Alice de Rosset. Catherine, Eliza, and Alice deRosset were members of a prominent local family. They were some of the eleven children of Dr. Armand J. deRosset III and his first wife, Eliza Jane Lord. The family...
    • 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...
    • 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...

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