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    • A.M. Wilson House

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    • Colonial Revival style house built as residence for Captain Alexander M. Wilson, Sr. (1851-1914); and wife, Ellen Nora Piver (1857-1911). At age 12, he enlisted in the Confederate Army and was engaged in the battle of Fort Fisher. He later became a...
    • Cassidey-Harper House

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    • Built as family residence by James Cassidey (1792-1866), native of Salisbury, MA, who with his sons operated an extensive shipyard and marine railway at river below house. Confederate ironclad RALEIGH was constructed there. His daughter, Anne E....
    • 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...
    • 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).
    • 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...
    • Hashagen House

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    • Queen Anne style house built for Frederick Ernest Hashagen (1855-1932), partner in firm of Vollers & Hashagen, wholesale grocers; and wife Minnie Gardner (1862-1920). Purchased in 1931 for rental use by neighbor, Robert R. Stone (1866-1955),...
    • Burriss-Meier House

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    • Late Greek Revival style cottage built by 1863, when Phineas W. Fanning sold the property to Thomas Edward Burriss (1838-1867), river pilot; and wife, Sarah Ann Wells (1839-1912), seamstress. Acquired through marriage in 1926 by Francis L. Meier...
    • 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....
    • Thomas Thornton

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    • Residence of Thomas Thornton (b. 1834), steamboat engineer and river pilot, and his family from c. 1866 to 1907. House occupied by James L. White and family from 1920 to 1975.
    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad freight yard.

    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, Train Yard
    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad freight yard. The freight office of the ACL Railroad dates from about 1900 and is located on Nutt Street, near the Cape Fear River. (Currently [1999] the Wilmington Railroad Museum). The warehouse at left (519 Nutt...
    • Bellwill Cotton Mills.

    • Bellwill Cotton Mills, Cotton Mill, Wooster Street, Dawson Street, Bellamy
    • Southern section of Wilmington, with Cape Fear River frontage. Located on the block bounded by Wooster Street on the north, Dawson Street on the south, Water Street on the east and the Cape Fear River on the west, the mill was the successor to the...
    • View of Downtown Wilmington from Belville, NC

    • Belville, Brunswick County, North Carolina, advertisements, businesses, historic buildings, churches, Cape Fear River,filling stations,vehicles
    • Shows traffic heading towards downtown Wilmington on the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge. The skylight of the city shows multiple church steeples, rooftops of houses and some businesses. On the Belville side a sign advertises Orton Motel & restaurant,...
    • Captain William Herbert Bixby

    • Bixby, William Herbert, 1849-1928; New Hanover County Public Library (Wilmington, N.C.); United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Wilmington District
    • Photograph of William Herbert Bixby. William Herbert Bixby was a native of Massachusetts, born in 1849. He was the first District Engineer in Wilmington, NC, a post he held from 1884-1891. As District Engineer, Bixby supervised all river and...
    • Sunward Yacht Corp.

    • boat repairs, boats, New Hanover County, businesses
    • John Werdal, Dave McCall, Mark Nedabylek, and Randy Lewis finish a splash rail and prepare the bottom of a 48 ft. power boat for painting. The men all work Sunward Yacht Corp. The work was done at Port Cape Fear Marina and Boatyard on River Road...

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