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    • John C. Wessell House

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    • Prairie style house built for John Charles Wessell (1877-1960), physician and surgeon; and wife, Isabelle Struthers (1883-1962), native of Columbus County. The New Hanover County tuberculosis hospital was named in his honor for his long service in...
    • Hanover Seaside Club

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    • Hanover Seaside Club members standing in front of their new clubhouse on Wrightsville Beach, NC. In 1897 in order to promote beach property and increase river passenger service, the New Hanover Transit Company offered ocean front lots in...
    • Robert L Henry

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    • Newspaper clipping of photograph. Robert L. Henry (1939- ) was a loan officer at the North Carolina National Bank in the 1970's, working his way up from the position of a messenger.
    • Karl Davis

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    • Photograph of Karl Davis. Karl Davis (1949-2008) from Albany, NY, worked at WECT, Wilmington, NC, in broadcast sales until he became the General Manager. He served in that position for three years until he was killed in a motorcycle accident in...
    • William Henry Montgomery

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    • Portrait of William Henry Montgomery. William Henry Montgomery (1898-1976) was born in Wilmington. He became associated early on with the Brigade Boys Club in the area and as a Scoutmaster. Montgomery was appointed executive secretary of the...
    • Helen Farrington

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    • Helen Farrington of Winston Salem standing next to a Vietnam War memorial replica on display at the U.S. Army transportation terminal during the July 4 Southport Celebration July 5th, 1999. What is now known as the North Carolina 4th of July...
    • The Spinster's Club

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    • The Spinster's Club, 1958. From left to right: Harlene Vance (1939- ), Eleanor Colucci (1938- ), Betsy Burney, and Elizabeth (Betsy) Jewett. Spinster clubs were popular in the 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s. It was a way for young women to get...
    • John H. McRae

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    • Portrait of John H. McRae John McRae (1806-1883) was a Wilmington Town Commissioner as well as the Magistrate of Police in Wilmington, NC from 1847 through 1855. In 1855, the name of the head of the town government changed from Magistrate to...
    • Woody and Emily Beddoes

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    • Woody and Emily Beddoes on their wedding day at Lebanon Chapel in Airlie Gardens. Woody Kell Beddoes (1950- ) was married to Emily Long Beddoes (1957- ) at Lebanon Chapel on the grounds of Airlie Gardens in December of 1990. Lebanon Chapel was...
    • Masonic Hall

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    • Third building constructed to house St.. Johns Lodge No. 1, A.F. & A.M. Until 1899 third floor used by several masonic lodges. Receptions held here for Henry Clay (1844), Daniel Webster (1847), and President James K. Polk (1849). Public Hall on...
    • Mary Margaret Nettles Corbett

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    • Photograph tentatively identified as Mary Margaret Nettles Corbett. Mary Margaret Nettles Corbett (1854-1941) was born in Timmonsville, SC. She was the wife of William Fisher Corbett, and is buried in Oakdale Cemetery.
    • Harbor Island Auditorium

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    • People standing by what appears to be a airplane crash in front of a corner of the Harbor Island Auditorium. Harbor Island Auditorium was built in the late 1910s, and was designed by prominent Wilmington, NC architect Henry E. Bonitz (1872-1921)....
    • John London Dudley

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    • Studio portrait of Mr. John Dudley. John London Dudley (1846-1901) enlisted in the 2nd Regiment North Carolina Artillery, Company D, in New Hanover County at age 18 on May 11, 1864. He was wounded and captured at Ft. Fisher on January 15, 1865. ...
    • Historic District Commission

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    • Photograph of the Brooks Warehouse site, at the foot of Orange Street in what would become Claude Howell Park. The construction probably has to do with the River Walk in Wilmington, NC. Left to right: Unknown, Claude Howell, Isabel Letho, Rev....
    • Edwin Cameron Holt

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    • Edwin Cameron Holt, president Delgado Mills. Edwin Cameron Holt was a native of Graham, N.C. Born May 11, 1861, he came from a successful family of cotton mill owners. He attended Davidson College but left in his junior year due to poor health,...
    • George William Gillette

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    • Lt. George Gillette, Jr., USN, his mother, Mrs. Pearl M. Gillette, and his father, Col. George W. Gillette, USA. George William Gillette, Jr. (1888-1971) was an army veteran attached to the US Army Corps of Engineers 1918-1948. Before that he was...

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