New Hanover County, festivals, parades, gardens, beauty contests, pageants,
Miss Wilmington Angela Jenness, wearing her crown and a corsage (right) and North Carolina Azalea Festival Princess Tricia Parker (Hoggard H.S. graduate) talk with each other during an outside Azalea function as a group of festival goers look on.
Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, fund raisers, 5th and Market St., historical district, antebellum architecture
Mrs. Emma Bellamy Williamson Hendren, ( in winter doublebreasted coat and purse) of the Bellamy Mansion, Inc. stands in front of the ornate wrought iron gates and fencing as the historic house looms in the background.
New Hanover County, North Carolina, churches, pets, St. Francis of Assisi, services, animals, pastors, priests
Parents and children watch as Scotty Jenkins of Wilmington has her parakeet (Peter of St. Johns), in its cage, being blessed by Reverend Alfred Durrance of St. John's Episcopal Church during a blessing of the animals on the church grounds. The...
Wilmington, Carolina Beach, New Hanover County, North Carolina, churches, denominations, hotels, Wrightsville Beach, Intracoastal Waterway, priests, chalices
The Very Reverend Michael Karloutsos (front) from St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church (608 S. College Rd.) blesses some of the boats on the Blockade Runner dock in Banks Channel. The other 2 ministers are Reverend Robert Cook from St. James...
New Hanover County, North Carolina, tourist attractions, Civil War, War Between the States, Fort Fisher State Park, Atlantic Ocean, Cape Fear River, archaeologists, divers, diving expeditions, historical sites, Kure Beach
Mark Wilde-Ramsing of the underwater archaeology unit at Fort Fisher examines an artifact recovered from one of the blockade runners found during a recent dive.
Under Construction...the Northern part of Canal Dr. from the 1100 block to the North end is under construction as the asphalt has been taken up. Canal Dr. is being raised to control storm run-off. W.E. Blackmon out of Wilmington is the General...