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    • Carolina Beach.

    • Carolina Beach, Hotel Royal Palm, Fountain's Rooms and Apartments, Hotels
    • People pose on the front porch of the Royal Palm Hotel. Fountain's Rooms and Apartments are next door to the right. Carolina Beach is located on the Federal Point peninsula, bounded on the west by the Cape Fear River, and on the east and south by...
    • Carolina Beach - Street scene.

    • Hotel Royal Palm, Fountain's Rooms and Apartments, Carolina Beach
    • Hotel Royal Palm is in the center. Next door to right, is Fountain's Rooms and Apartments. Carolina Beach is located on the Federal Point peninsula, bounded on the west by the Cape Fear River, and on the east and south by the Atlantic Ocean. An...
    • Orton Billard & Pool Rooms

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    • Basement is the only surviving section of Orton Hotel which was built in 1886 for Col. Kenneth Murchison (1831-1906). Billiard and pool rooms, steam laundry, bakery, and bar room installed during the 1888 enlargement by W. A. Bryan, proprietor....
    • Dr. Bob Williams

    • Williams family, Martin family, physicians, emergency rooms, hospitals, medicine
    • Dr. Robert Wefer Williams (1921), son of Robert J. and Elsie Wefer Williams, was born January 27th, 1921, in New York, N.Y. He married Miss Isabel Martin and attended Harvard (1942) and Cornell Medical College, where he received his M.D. (1945). He...
    • Neil M. McEachern House

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    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Neil Morris McEachern (1867-1929), partner in John S. McEachern Sons, purveyors of grain, hay and feed; and wife, Drusilla Roland Perry (1866-1942), native of Bladen County. In 1941, sold to Ruth Tyler...
    • Lumina, 1910-1914

    • beaches, Wrightsville Beach, ballrooms
    • Lumina Pavilion was purchased by Consolidated Railway Light & Power Company in 1905. The building was designed by Henry E. Bonitz and included a bowling alley, changing rooms, and a ballroom that it was most famously known for. It was given it's...
    • 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...
    • Orton Hotel

    • hotels, Orton Hotel, Murchison
    • Orton Hotel was built by Col. Kenneth M. Murchison in 1888. James Walker was the general contractor. In 1896 Col. Murchison leased the building to R.W. Wallace and Co. In 1900 the rooms were 2.50-3.50 per day. The hotel was destroyed by fire in...
    • Blockade Runner Hotel (1)

    • New Hanover County, Atlantic Ocean, Intracoastal Waterway, sound
    • The Blockade Runner Hotel was the first modern high-rise hotel on Wrightsville Beach, designed by Oliver & Smith, architects, of Norfolk, Virginia. The seven story brick building contained 120 rooms, each with a view of the ocean or Banks Channel....
    • Orton Hotel

    • hotels, Orton Hotel, theaters, Royal Theater
    • Orton Hotel with three-story wood building beside it where the Royal Theater was later built. Built by Col. Kenneth M. Murchison in 1888. James Walker was the general contractor. In 1896 Col. Murchison leased the building to R.W. Wallace and Co. In...
    • South Third Street - 0 block; Market Street - 300 block

    • St. James, Episcopal Church, Churches, Y.M.C.A., Colonial Inn, Colonial Apartments, Third Street, Markert Street
    • The front of St. James Episcopal Church is shown at right. Across Market Street is the Colonial Apartments on the corner, next to the red brick Y.M.C.A. building. Oscar Pearsall (1849-1925), a wholesale grocer, owned the handsome three-story...

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