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    • John William King House

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    • BUilt for John William King (1851-1923), upholster; and wife, Carrie V. Williams (1852-1935). Remained in the family for twenty-four years. In 1929, purchased by Frfank P. Newkirk (1895-1975), elevator operator at the US Custom House; and wife,...
    • Heyer-Harrison House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for Miss Maggie E. Heyer (1856-1944) as rental property. Remained in the family until purchased in 1949 by Vanus J. (1912-1970) and Rosa McIntire Harrison (1908-1965). He was a laborer and she ran a boarding house...
    • Nathaniel Jacobi

    • Hardware stores; Jews--History; Immigrants; Businessmen
    • Photograph of Nathanial Jacobi. Nathaniel Jacobi was born in 1828 in London, England, and his family immigrated to the United States in 1832. Jacobi discovered Wilmington, NC through a military mission during the Civil War and after the war he...
    • French-King House

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    • Greek Revival style house built for George Reade French (1802-1889), native of Fall River, MA, boot and shoe merchant; and wife, Sarah Caroline Weeks (1809-1867). Front section added in 1871 and Queen Anne style porch installed by 1895 when house...
    • Northrop-Oldham House

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    • Federal style house built for Isaac Northrop (1796-1862), native of Connecticut, owner of tanning and currying business; and wife, Susan Harriss (1812-1862). Remained in family until 1869. Purchased in 1910 by Captain William P. Oldham (1836-1918)....
    • McGhee House

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    • Residence built for Henry McGhee (1869-1918), cook; and wife, Elizabeth Whitehead (1873-1931). Three of their eleven children remained in the house after their parents deaths: Hettie, a seamstress; Mozelle, a Peabody School teacher; and Lisbon...
    • Quince Building

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    • Warehouse constructed by 1835 for the Quince family. During the Civil War occupied by auctioneers who sold goods brought into the port by blockade runners. Remained in Quince family until 1883. Purchased in 1910 by R.R. Stone and remained in family...
    • Smith-Gore House

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    • Built for James C. Smith, (1830-1888) commission merchant as his residence. In 1853 he married Mary Ann Costin, daughter of Miles Costin. The property remained in family until 1890, when purchased by Daniel Lenox Gore and remained in family until...
    • Bagg House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for Horace Alexander Bagg (1825-1910), native of Gilbertsville, NY; and wife, Julia E. Robitsch (1838-1885), native of Long Creek, Pender County, NC. He was a naval stores inspector and served as city treasurer and...
    • Allen House

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    • Colonial Revival style house built for Mitchell F. Allen (1873-1945), officer of Murchison National Bank;and wife, Marth Groff (1870-1913). Remained in family until 1944.
    • Emma Woodward MacMillan

    • MacMillan, Emma, 1893-1975; New Hanover County Public Library (New Hanover County, N.C.); Public librarians
    • Photograph of Emma Woodward MacMillan sitting in the North Carolina Room of the Wilmington Public Library on the day that she retired. Emma Woodward MacMillan (1893-1975) is the daughter of William Joseph Woodward and was born in Wilmington, NC....
    • Loughlin - Fennell House

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    • Craftsman style bungalow built for James Albert Loughlin, native of Henderson, NC (1890-1967), civil engineer; and wife, Annie Elizabeth Manson (1888-1967), native of Southport, NC. Purchased in 1926 by James Leroy Fennell (1879-1940), Atlantic...
    • 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...
    • Little House

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    • Dutch Colonial Revival style house built for Fred E. Little (1891-1975), native of Charlotte, president of Wilmington Printing Company, commissioner of Wilmington Housing Authority for 25 years; wife, Elizabeth Albright (1855-1982), native of...
    • Annie Herring Snipes

    • School principal; Educator
    • Newspaper clipping of photograph of Annie Herring Snipes. Annie Herring Snipes (1895-1977) served as principal of the Carolina Beach school, the Winter Park school, and the Isaac Bear school. She became principal of the newly built Chestnut Street...
    • Ballard-Potter-Bellamy House

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    • Greek Revival style house built for Jethro Ballard (1802-1853), merchant and steam saw mill owner; and wife, Martha P. Nolan (b. 1816). Purchased in 1851 by Samuel R. Potter (1811-1856), planter; and wife, Marion Babcock (1825-1885), who added...
    • Jaffe House

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    • Tudor Revival style house built for Harry Jaffe (1887-1962), native of Leeds, England; and wife, Dora Wolff (1897-1973), native of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, proprietors of Castle Street Furniture Company. Mirror image cottage design attributed...
    • Stein House

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    • Tudor Revival style house built for Harry J. Stein (1900-1990), native of London, England, draftsman and engineer with Atlantic Coast Line Railroad; and wife Minnie Jaffe (1910-2001), native of Newcastle, England, manager of Castle Street Furniture...
    • 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...

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