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    • Fowler-Pastis House

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    • Queen Anne style house built as rental property for John J. Fowler (1851-1915) civil servant and mayor; and wife, Lula Heiser, native of Sumter, SC. Purchased in 1948 by John B. Pastis (1909-1997), native of the Island of Icaria, Greece, owner and...
    • William H. Alderman House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for William Harriss Alderman (1851-1932), bookkeeper; and wife, Alice Guess Larkins (1852-1905), on property given to them by her parents, William and Belinda Larkins. After Mrs. Aldermans death, the family retained the...
    • Bell House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for Benjamin Bell (1852-1923), co-founder and president of Jackson & Bell Co., printers, and owner of The Messenger newspaper. Inherited by son, Zack Kershaw Bell (1883-1963), vice-president of Jackson & Bell Co.; and...
    • Brockett-Barker-Bell House

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    • Cottage built for James F. Brockett, grocer and watchmaker; and wife, Elizabeth Cruse. E. Gerry Barker, shipbroker, enlarged and remodeled the house in Queen Anne style, c. 1888. Owned by Charles F. Bell family from 1897 to 1982.
    • Burruss-Poisson House

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    • Queen Anne style residence built for Edwin E. Burruss (1829-1887), founder and president of First National Bank of Wilmington and organizer of Clarendon Water Works Company; and wife, Elizabeth Northrop (1855-1887). Northern porch added c. 1912....
    • Captain Edgar Williams House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for Edgar Dickison Williams (1849-1928); and wife, Ida Jane Fleet (1856-1923). He was a steamboat captain, owner of Diamond Steamboat & Wrecking Co., Harbor Master for the port of Wilmington, Commissioner of Wrecks,...
    • Chestnutt House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for Junius M. Chestnutt (1854-1900), bookkeeper; and wife, Carrie Morisey (b. 1858). Purchased in 1945 by Ora Lee Derrick Johnstone (1901-1980), native of Crossville, Tennessee and nurse anesthetist.
    • James W. Craig House

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    • Queen Anne style house built by James William Craig (1840-1914), Cape Fear River pilot and first pastor of Trinity Methodist Church; property willed to daughter, Grace Craig Branch (1888-1949).
    • William G. Craig House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for William Gaston Craig (1861-1956), native of Alamance County, NC; and wife, Sarah Frances (1867-1958), native of Goldsboro, NC. He was an inspector for Atlantic Coast Line Railroad car building department. House was...
    • Cumming House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for William McRary Cumming (1860-1922), business executive and real estate investor; and wife, Susan Cooper (1865-1933). Remained in family until 1938.
    • Cumming-Quelch-Baker House

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    • Queen Anne style cottage built as investment property for Preston Cumming (1843-1914), saw and planing mill owner. Purchased in 1910 by John Peele Quelch (1871-1918), native of Durham, England, officer of Chadbourn Lumber Co.; and wife, Mary Ganzer...
    • Cumming-Taylor House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for Preston L. Cumming, Sr. (1843-1914), saw and planing mill owner; and wife, Virginia Wall Lilly (1848-1892). In 1903, acquired by daughter, Rosa Lilly Cumming (1873-1946), wife of Walker Taylor (1865-1937); moved one...
    • Daggett-Taylor House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for Eliza Whitehead Daggett (1846-1907), widow of William T. Daggett (1832-1893), partner in firm of Hancock & Daggett, paint and oil dealers. Purchased in 1911 by Edgar Taylor (1858-1922), wholesale fish dealer; and...
    • DeRosset-Farriss House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for William Lord DeRosset, Jr. (1861-1939), printer, local historian and author; and wife, Routh Pender (1865-1933), native of Tarboro, NC. Purchased in 1920 by William Tucker Farriss (1882-1931), baker and owner of...
    • Henry T. Duls House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for Henry Thedor Duls, Sr. (1862-1934), native of Paddewisch, Germany, retail grocer; and wife, Lille Adelaide Haar (1870-1945), native of Worpswede, Germany. Remained in family until 1967.
    • Elliott-Brown House

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    • Built by Mary Taylor Elliott (1835-1907), native of Fayetteville, NC; widow of William P. Elliott, merchant and co-owner of steamboat line. Earl Williams Brown (1909-1971), a Master Printer, owned the house from 1934 to 1971. Queen Anne style...
    • Evans-Moore House

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    • Queen Anne style house built as rental property for Allen E. Evans (1833-1882), grocer, barber and leader of the Rose Bud Brass Band; and wife, Charlotte Jackson (1838-1888). Purchased and remodeled in 1918 by E. Clayton Moore (1877-1940), native...
    • Fennell-Crump House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for Ellen Jackson Murphy (1849-1939), widow of Dallas M. Fennell (1848-1895), bookkeeper. Purchased in 1920 by Edward P. Crump (1862-1943), native of Alabama, chemical corporation superintendent; and wife, Cora B....

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