Cape Fear River, Waterfront, Champion Compress, Sprunt, Cotton, Shipping, Boats
This b&w image features two photographs of ships anchored in front of the Champion Cotton Compress in 1875 and 1912 taken from The City of Wilmington, The Metropolis and Port of North Carolina, Its Advantages and Interests.
Painting by the Spanish artist, Pacheco (1571-1654).In September, 1747, Spanish privateers came up the Cape Fear River to Brunswick Town, which was then in New Hanover County. A group of citizens captured the vessels after a four day battle. The...
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...
Cape Fear River, Waterfront, Downtown Wilmington, Custom House, Federal Building
This b&w photograph captures a view of the Cape Fear River and Wilmington's waterfront. Featured in the photograph are buildings belonging to the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, the Murchison building, and the Federal Building or Custom House.
Cape Fear River, Point Peter, Northeast Memorial Bridge
This b&w photograph, which originally appeared in the "Future Land Use Plan" for Wilmington, North Carolina, features an aerial view of the Cape Fear River and downtown Wilmington and includes both Point Peter and the Cape Fear River Bridge.