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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...
    • Joseph Loughlin House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for Joseph J. Loughlin (1881-1918); and wife, Eleanor King (1885-1941). He was Secretary/Treasurer of New Hanover Transit Company, a primary developer of Carolina Beach. An infantry captain, he was killed in France...
    • Morrison House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for Thomas Morrison (1828-1901), native of Philadelphia, locomotive engineer and Blockade Runner captain and engineer. Remained in family for fifty-seven years. Purchased in 1950 by Ellen Mae Johnson (1902-1988), wife...
    • Morse-Willard-Rhodes House

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    • Front section of house built on adjacent lot by Christopher C. Morse (1824-1891), grocer. Moved and enlarged in Queen Anne style for Martin Stevenson Willard (1858-1933), insurance agent and president of Willard Bag and Manufacturing Company. ...
    • 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...
    • Mosley House

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    • Some interior framing and architectural features survive from early structure built for William Mosley (1812-1895), businessman; and wife, Margaret Mills (1824-1870s). Enlarged and altered in Queen Anne style when inherited by Levi McKoy Mosley...
    • Nelms House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for John E. Nelms (1848-1900), carpenter and foreman in Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Car Building Department; and wife, Kate D. Sorsby (1859-1911). Moved from 922 N. Fourth Street in 1987.
    • Adelaide P. McClammy House

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    • Cottage built as rental property for Adelaide Price McClammy (1846-1928), wife of Charles W. McClammy (1837-1900), contractor, brick mason, and Confederate veteran. Moved from 5 Queen Street in 1981.
    • New Hanover County Courthouse

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    • Queen Anne style courthouse built as seat of government for New Hanover County at a cost of $72,000. Cornerstone laid on April 20, 1891. Superior Court first met here on April 17, 1893. Renovation begun in 1986; rededicated 1988.
    • 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.
    • Philander Pearsall House

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    • Queen Anne style house built on Sunset Hill for Philander Pearsall (1855-1937), native of Duplin County, wholesale grocer; and wife, Mary Moore Brown (1861-1952), native of West Virginia, civic leader. Purchased in 1944 by Elijah O. Hewlett...
    • 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,...
    • McGowan House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for William Andrew McGowan (1867-1948), president-treasurer of the Brunswick Bridge and Ferry Company and Justice of the Peace; and wife, Maude A. Kelly (1869-1960), native of Bladen County.
    • 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.
    • Sharon Wyatt, Azalea Queen 1984

    • Festivals; General Hospital (Television Program); Soap operas
    • Queen Azalea Sharon Wyatt greeting her subjects outside the Shuffler Center on Carolina Beach Road Sharon Wyatt (1953- ) is an actress best known for her role as Tiffany Hill Donely on General Hospital. She appeared on the soap opera for 12...
    • 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...

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