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    • Northwest Cape Fear River Bridge.

    • Northwest Cape Fear River Bridge, Bridges, Point Peter
    • View from the bridge looking southeast toward Wilmington waterfront and the confluence of the Northeast and Northwest branches of the river. Point Peter is on the left and Eagles Island to the right. On December 10, 1929, the twin bridges over the...
    • Northwest Cape Fear River Bridge, under construction.

    • Northwest Cape Fear River Bridge, Bridges, Cape Fear River, Point Peter
    • Point Peter (center) is at the confluence of the Northeast and Northwest branches of the river. At the confluence of the Northeast and Northwest Cape Fear Rivers, opposite Wilmington, was as early as 1764, called Negro Head Point or Plantation. At...
    • Cape Fear River.

    • Cape Fear River, Eagles Island, Point Peter, Steamer
    • A steamer is in the river in front of Eagles Island. Point Peter is in the background. The Native Americans called the river, "Sapona," which is formed by the junction of the Haw and Deep Rivers in Chatham County, NC, and flows southeasterly...
    • Waterfront, Cape Fear River - Wilmington

    • Waterfront, Cape Fear River, Northwest Cape Fear River Bride, Point Peter
    • Chestnut Street to Northeast Cape Fear River Bridge - View from atop the Northwest Cape Fear River Bridge, showing Point Peter. At the confluence of the Northeast and Northwest Cape Fear Rivers, opposite Wilmington, was as early as 1764, called...
    • Archibald Ray Black

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Sheriffs; Teacher educators
    • Portrait of Archibald Black. Archibald Ray Black (1823-1889) was born near Point Caswell on the Black River in Pender County, NC. He was a teacher at many Pender County Schools including Rocky Point Academy, Willard and Point Caswell Academy....
    • Fort Fisher.

    • Fort Fisher, Federal Point, Beach, Civil War
    • Federal Point landscape. A Confederate stronghold, Fort Fisher is located about twenty miles from Wilmington on the tip of the Federal Point peninsula. The fort protected the Port of Wilmington, which was the last port to be captured by Union...
    • Federal Point.

    • Fort Fisher, Civil War, Federal Point, Battery Buchanan, The Rocks
    • "Battery Buchanan" and "The Rocks," below Fort Fisher. A Confederate stronghold, Fort Fisher is located about twenty miles from Wilmington on the tip of the Federal Point peninsula. The fort protected the Port of Wilmington, which was the last...
    • Federal Point - Fort Fisher.

    • Fort Fisher, Federal Point, Blackjack Oaks
    • Landscape with blackjack oaks. Area near the Cape Fear River. A Confederate stronghold, Fort Fisher is located about twenty miles from Wilmington on the tip of the Federal Point peninsula. The fort protected the Port of Wilmington, which was the...
    • Federal Point - Fort Fisher.

    • Fort Fisher, Federal Point, Blackjack Oaks
    • Landscape with blackjack oaks. Area near the Cape Fear River. A Confederate stronghold, Fort Fisher is located about twenty miles from Wilmington on the tip of the Federal Point peninsula. The fort protected the Port of Wilmington, which was the...
    • Fort Fisher Highway, near Kure Beach.

    • Fort Fisher, Federal Point, Highway, Kure Beach
    • Fort Fisher Beach and Hotel Café building. Note erosion. Written on the original photo: "Three years ago the rear end of this building stood at the point of this stake." (Stake marked with x) A Confederate stronghold, Fort Fisher is located about...
    • Ethyl-Dow Chemical Plant - Federal Point.

    • Ethyl-Dow, Chemical Plant, Federal Point, Bromine
    • Built in 1934, the chemical plant was located on Dow Road, which follows the eastern bank of the Cape Fear River on the Federal Point peninsula. The company was a bromine extraction plant, the only facility of its kind in the nation and supplied a...
    • Bradley Creek Point Road

    • Streets and roads, trees, Wilmington, NC
    • Trees line Bradley Creek Point Rd. which are threatened by construction of sewer lines in the Bradley Creek Point residential section off of Airlie Rd.
    • Edward Dickson Pearsall

    • Pearsall, Edward Dickson, 1848-1913; Reporters and reporting; National Rural Letter Carriers' Association
    • Edward Dickson Pearsall was born in 1848 in Kenansville township, Duplin County, NC. He was educated at the Bingham School for Boys and attended Trinity College. During the later years of the Civil War, he was a member of the home guard. Pearsall...
    • Fort Fisher.

    • Fort Fisher, Historic Marker
    • Fort Fisher Beach and Hotel Café building. Note erosion. Written on the original photo: "Three years ago the rear end of this building stood at the point of this stake." (Stake marked with x) A Confederate stronghold, Fort Fisher is located about...

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