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    • Wooster House

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    • Greek Revival style house built by John Wooster (1791-1869), native of Connecticut, dry goods merchant with Wooster, Anderson and Company; and wife, Lucy A. Wright (1801-1864). Inherited by son, Capt. John L. Wooster (1831-1885), attorney,...
    • Wooster House

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    • Greek Revival style house built by John Wooster (1791-1869), native of Connecticut, dry goods merchant with Wooster, Anderson, and Company; and wife, Lucy A. Wright (1801-1864). Inherited by son, Capt. John L. Wooster (1821-1885), attorney,...
    • Waterfront between Castle and Wooster Streets

    • Cape Fear River, Waterfront, Freighter, Wooster Street, Castle Street, Ships, Boats
    • This b&w photographs captures ships along the waterfront between Castle and Wooster Streets. Also shown are the Clyde Steamship Line terminal, American Molasses terminal and the Wilmington Gaslight Company (later the Tide Water Gas Company) plant.
    • 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...
    • Craig House

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    • Built by William Edward Craig, a merchant in the cooper business located in this same block until 1883, at which time he opened a grocery store at Sixth and Wooster streets. In 1891 his wife, Hester Jane Craig sold property to John C. Davis. House...
    • Winston Lights Billboard

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, advertisements, trucks, cars, Textilease uniform services, truck 17, west 76, highway signs, one-way streets, Rheder's florist
    • Large Naegele sign advertising Winston lights cigarettes on the one-way street heading towards 17th & Wooster Streets.
    • May Day Celebration.

    • May Day, Bellamy Park, S. Seventeenth Street, Dawson Street, Wooster Street
    • Public school girls prepare to dance around a May Pole in Bellamy Park, located on Dawson Street between Oleander Drive and Wrightsville Ave. (1851 Dawson Street).
    • David Reid Murchison House

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    • Second Empire style house built for David Reid Murchison (1837-1882), native of Cumberland County, commission merchant, first President of the Produce Exchange; and wife, Lucy Wooster Wright (1850-1913). Donated in 1953 by daughter, Lucille...
    • Traffic Waits for Bridge to Open

    • Traffic jams, Bridges, Wilmington, NC
    • Traffic sits at the foot of the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge(at Wooster St.) Monday morning waiting for the gates to rise. The bridge, plagued by opening and closing difficulties, kept drivers trying to enter and leave Wilmington waiting by not...
    • South Third Street - 800 block

    • S. Third Street, Dry Pond
    • The area of Wilmington south of Castle Street is known as Dry Pond. As its name implies, a number of years ago there was a pond in this section which eventually dried up. The exact location of the pond is unknown. The pond was most likely on South...
    • May Day at Bellamy Park

    • May Day, Bellamy Park, Seventeenth Street, Wooster Street, Dawson Street
    • May Day celebration at Bellamy Park, located don Dawson Street between Oleander Dr. and Wrightsville Ave. or 1851 Dawson Street.
    • Bus Accident

    • New Hanover, North Carolina
    • Wilmington police officers, J.D. Wright, and B.L. Daniels, prepare their report following a school bus/car collision at the intersection of 13th Street and Wooster Street early Wednesday morning. The bus driver, Larry Lloyd, had just dropped off a...

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