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    • Addison Hewlett, Jr.

    • Hewlett, Addison, 1912-1989; Wilmington College; Lawyers
    • Addison Hewlett, Jr. standing in front of the University of North Carolina Wilmington dormitory that bears his name. George Addison Hewlett, Jr. (1912-1989) was a prominent North Carolina politician and attorney. Born in Wilmington, NC, he went...
    • Bellamy Mansion Fire

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, 5th and Market St.. fires, antebellum architecture, historic houses, historical district, mansions
    • Emma Bellamy Hendren, with lit cigarette and an instamatic camera (with flash bulb attached) in right hand and manilla envelope in left, stares at the charred walls as William Lloyd looks through the doorway back at Ms. Hendren.
    • Beverly Tetterton

    • Tetterton, Beverly; Tetterton, Glen; Special librarians; Women archivists; Genealogy and local history; Women historians
    • Photograph of Beverly Tetterton at the New Hanover County Courthouse. Beverly S. Tetterton-Opheim is a native of Williamsburg, Virginia, the youngest daughter of Ella Virginia Levorsen and Lester Norvin Opheim. Mrs. Tetterton and her husband Glenn...
    • Bill Powell with Ben Steelman

    • Powell, William Stevens, 1919-; Historians; Authors
    • Photograph of Bill Powell with Ben Steelman at a book signing for the "Encyclopedia of North Carolina" in the North Carolina Room of the New Hanover County Public Library. William S. Powell (1919- ), known as Bill, is a renowned North Carolina...
    • Bishop Herbert Bell Shaw

    • Shaw, Herbert Bell, 1908-1980; African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church; African Americans--North Carolina--Wilmington
    • Photograph of Bishop Shaw standing at the altar of an African Methodist Episcopal Zion (A.M.E.Z) church. Bishop Herbert Bell Shaw (1908-1985) was born in Wilmington, NC and received his early education from local public schools. He later...
    • Bishop James Walker Hood

    • Hood, James Walker, 1831-1918; African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church
    • Black and white copy print of a drawing of Bishop Hood. James Walker Hood (1831-1918) was sent as a church Elder to do mission fieldwork in North Carolina. He was Assistant Superintendent of Public Instruction from 1868 to 1870, and he co-founded...
    • Boating at Bald Head Island

    • Brunswick County, North Carolina, islands, coastline, Smith Island, rivers, boating, Atlantic ocean,
    • Birds line the shore as the boat The Blue Bird heads through the mouth of the Cape Fear River at Bald Head Island.
    • Bob Moore

    • High school principals; New Hanover High School (Wilmington, N.C.)
    • Head shot of Bob Moore. Robert Moore has a long history as an educator in New Hanover County, NC. He was principal at New Hanover High School for 17 years, from 1975 through 1992, when he was moved to be principal at Myrtle Grove Middle School. ...
    • Burriss-Meier House

    • 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...
    • Butch Morgan

    • Golf; Professional Golfer's Association of America
    • Butch Morgan putting behind his golf shop at Pine Valley County Club. Butch Morgan (1950- ) is a PGA professional golfer in Wilmington, NC. He has taught classes through the University of North Carolina Wilmington for the Osher Lifelong Learning...
    • Canal Drive, Carolina Beach

    • floods and flooding, streets, Carolina Beach
    • Pete Peterson who lives in the 500 block of Canal Drive at Carolina Beach drove his car as far as he could and then walked the rest of the way out of the flooded area. He said many were trapped by the high water. Peterson was walking through the...
    • Captain John Jarod Adkins

    • Ship captains United States
    • Portrait of Captain John Jarod Adkins. John Jarod Adkins (1851-1951) was born in New Hanover County, NC, the son of a renowned blockade runner. He received his pilot's license in 1870 and devoted himself to the duties of pilot, guiding many ships...
    • Carolina Beach - Henniker Ditch.

    • Carolina Beach, Beaches, Henniker Ditch, WPA
    • During the depression, the Workers Progress Administration (W.P.A.) workers dug the Henniker drainage ditch. The natural drainage of the area is from the Carolina Beach Lake to the Cape Fear River. A series of tributaries feed into the ditch, which...
    • Carolina Beach, NC, Henniker's Ditch.

    • Carolina Beach, Beaches, Henniker's Ditch
    • 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 attempt was made to settle the area in the early 1880s by Joseph Winner (1843-1902) and his...
    • Carolina Beach, NC, Henniker's Ditch.

    • Carolina Beach, Henniker's Ditch
    • 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 attempt was made to settle the area in the early 1880s by Joseph Winner (1843-1902) and his...


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